Low Levels of Omega-3 Fatty Acids May Cause Memory Problems -- American Academy of Neurology

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Low Levels of Omega-3 Fatty Acids May Cause Memory Problems -- American Academy of Neurology

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A diet lacking in omega-3 fatty acids, nutrients commonly found in fish, may cause your brain to age faster and lose some of its memory and thinking abilities, according to a study published in the February 28, 2012, print issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology . Omega-3 fatty acids include the nutrients called docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA). “People with lower blood levels of omega-3 fatty acids had lower brain volumes that

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