Docosahexaenoic Acid for Reading, Cognition and Behavior in Children Aged 7–9 Years: A Randomized, Controlled Trial (The DOLAB Study)

@inproceedings{Richardson2012DocosahexaenoicAF,
  title={Docosahexaenoic Acid for Reading, Cognition and Behavior in Children Aged 7–9 Years: A Randomized, Controlled Trial (The DOLAB Study)},
  author={Alexandra J. Richardson and Jennifer R. Burton and Richard P. Sewell and Thees F. Spreckelsen and Paul Montgomery},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Omega-3 fatty acids are dietary essentials, and the current low intakes in most modern developed countries are believed to contribute to a wide variety of physical and mental health problems. Evidence from clinical trials indicates that dietary supplementation with long-chain omega-3 may improve child behavior and learning, although most previous trials have involved children with neurodevelopmental disorders such as attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or developmental… CONTINUE READING
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