Omega-3 fatty acids and brain resistance to ageing and stress: body of evidence and possible mechanisms.

@article{Denis2013Omega3FA,
  title={Omega-3 fatty acids and brain resistance to ageing and stress: body of evidence and possible mechanisms.},
  author={I Denis and B Potier and Sylvie Vancassel and Christine Heberden and Monique Lavialle},
  journal={Ageing research reviews},
  year={2013},
  volume={12 2},
  pages={579-94}
}
The increasing life expectancy in the populations of rich countries raises the pressing question of how the elderly can maintain their cognitive function. Cognitive decline is characterised by the loss of short-term memory due to a progressive impairment of the underlying brain cell processes. Age-related brain damage has many causes, some of which may be influenced by diet. An optimal diet may therefore be a practical way of delaying the onset of age-related cognitive decline. Nutritional… CONTINUE READING
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