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Omega 3 good for cognitive performance in older adults, Dullemeijer C et al., Am J Clin Nutr. 2007 Nov;86(5):1479-85

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Omega 3 good for cognitive performance in older adults, Dullemeijer C et al., Am J Clin Nutr. 2007 Nov;86(5):1479-85

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Dutch researchers, used data from a trial involving 404 men and women (average age 60 at the start). The researchers report that higher blood levels of omega-3 fatty acids was associated with a 60 % lower decline in mental processing speed over three years.

Dullemeijer C et al., 'n 3 Fatty acid proportions in plasma and cognitive performance in older adults', Am J Clin Nutr. 2007 Nov;86(5):1479-85

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