Long-chain omega-3 fatty acids and women's mental health in the perinatal period and beyond.

Abstract

Recent research has shown that depression and a range of physical illnesses, including heart disease, metabolic syndrome, and type 2 diabetes, have an inflammatory etiology. The long-chain omega-3 fatty acids (omega-3s) eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), which are found in fish and fish-oil products, may protect against these… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jmwh.2010.02.014

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