Omega 3 fatty acids and cognitive health in older people.

@article{Dangour2012Omega3F,
  title={Omega 3 fatty acids and cognitive health in older people.},
  author={Alan D Dangour and Valentina A Andreeva and Emma Sydenham and Ricardo Uauy},
  journal={The British journal of nutrition},
  year={2012},
  volume={107 Suppl 2},
  pages={S152-8}
}
Oily fish and other sources of long-chain n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (n-3 LCPs) have been proposed as protective against dementia and age related cognitive impairment. The basic mechanisms underlying these proposed benefits have been postulated and experimental studies supporting the plausibility of the putative effects have been published. Observational epidemiological and case control studies also largely support a protective role of fish consumption on cognitive function with advancing… CONTINUE READING
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