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Omega 3 helps ageing brain

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Omega 3 helps ageing brain.

Cherubini A et al., J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2007 Oct;62(10):1120-6.

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 An Italian study measured the blood levels of essential fats in 935 elderly Italians and compared these with their cognitive function, which ranged from normal cognitive function through to dementia. The researchers found those with the worst cognitive function, had the lowest level of essential fats, especially omega-3.Cherubini et al. 'Low plasma N-3 fatty acids and dementia in older persons: the InCHIANTI study.' J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2007 Oct;62(10):1120-6.

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