Omega-3 fatty acids and neuropsychiatric disorders.

  title={Omega-3 fatty acids and neuropsychiatric disorders.},
  author={Genevieve S. Young and Julie A. Conquer},
  journal={Reproduction, nutrition, development},
  volume={45 1},
Epidemiological evidence suggests that dietary consumption of the long chain omega-3 fatty acids eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), commonly found in fish or fish oil, may modify the risk for certain neuropsychiatric disorders. As evidence, decreased blood levels of omega-3 fatty acids have been associated with several neuropsychiatric conditions, including Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder, Alzheimer's Disease, Schizophrenia and Depression. Supplementation… CONTINUE READING


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