Omega-3 fatty acids and dementia.

@article{Cole2009Omega3FA,
  title={Omega-3 fatty acids and dementia.},
  author={G. M. Cole and Qiufu Ma and Sally Ann Frautschy},
  journal={Prostaglandins, leukotrienes, and essential fatty acids},
  year={2009},
  volume={81 2-3},
  pages={
          213-21
        }
}
More than a dozen epidemiological studies have reported that reduced levels or intake of omega-3 fatty acids or fish consumption is associated with increased risk for age-related cognitive decline or dementia such as Alzheimer's disease (AD). Increased dietary consumption or blood levels of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) appear protective for AD and other dementia in multiple epidemiological studies; however, three studies suggest that the ApoE4 genotype limits protection. DHA is broadly… CONTINUE READING
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