Effect of fish oil on cognitive performance in older subjects

  title={Effect of fish oil on cognitive performance in older subjects},
  author={Ondine van de Rest and Johanna M. Geleijnse and Frans J. Kok and Wija A. van Staveren and Carla Dullemeijer and Marcel G M Olderikkert and Aartjan T. F. Beekman and C P de Groot},
  pages={430 - 438}
Background: High intake of n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids may protect against age-related cognitive decline. However, results from epidemiologic studies are inconclusive, and results from randomized trials in elderly subjects without dementia are lacking. Objective: To investigate the effect of eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) supplementation on cognitive performance. Methods: Double-blind, placebo-controlled trial involving 302 cognitively healthy (Mini-Mental State… 

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