Can nutrient supplements modify brain function?

  title={Can nutrient supplements modify brain function?},
  author={John D. Fernstrom},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  volume={71 6 Suppl},
Over the past 40 y, several lines of investigation have shown that the chemistry and function of both the developing and the mature brain are influenced by diet. Examples are the effect of folate deficiency on neural tube development during early gestation, the influence of essential fatty acid deficiency during gestation and postnatal life on the development of visual function in infants, and the effects of tryptophan or tyrosine intake (alone or as a constituent of dietary protein) on the… CONTINUE READING
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