Effect of fish oil on cognitive performance in older subjects

  title={Effect of fish oil on cognitive performance in older subjects},
  author={O. van de Rest and J. Geleijnse and F. Kok and W. V. van Staveren and C. Dullemeijer and M. G. Olderikkert and A. Beekman and C. M. M. D. de Groot},
  pages={430 - 438}
  • O. van de Rest, J. Geleijnse, +5 authors C. M. M. D. de Groot
  • Published 2008
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Neurology
  • 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… CONTINUE READING
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