The effect of fish oil on physical aggression in schoolchildren--a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.

@article{Itomura2005TheEO,
  title={The effect of fish oil on physical aggression in schoolchildren--a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.},
  author={Miho Itomura and Kei Hamazaki and Shigeki Sawazaki and Makoto Kobayashi and Katsutoshi Terasawa and Shiro Watanabe and Tomohito Hamazaki},
  journal={The Journal of nutritional biochemistry},
  year={2005},
  volume={16 3},
  pages={163-71}
}
OBJECTIVES The aim of the study was to investigate whether fish oil supplementation affected Japanese schoolchildren's behavior, with changes in aggression over time as the primary endpoint. DESIGN AND SUBJECTS A placebo-controlled double-blind study with 166 schoolchildren 9-12 years of age was performed. The subjects of the fish oil group (n=83) took fish oil-fortified foods (bread, sausage and spaghetti). These foods were provided in amounts such that each subject in the fish oil group had… CONTINUE READING