Essential fatty acids and human brain.

  title={Essential fatty acids and human brain.},
  author={Chia-Yu Chang and Der-Shin Ke and Jen-Yin Chen},
  journal={Acta neurologica Taiwanica},
  volume={18 4},
The human brain is nearly 60 percent fat. We've learned in recent years that fatty acids are among the most crucial molecules that determine your brain's integrity and ability to perform. Essential fatty acids (EFAs) are required for maintenance of optimal health but they can not synthesized by the body and must be obtained from dietary sources. Clinical observation studies has related imbalance dietary intake of fatty acids to impaired brain performance and diseases. Most of the brain growth… 
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