omega-3

Why Fish Intake by Pregnant Women Improves the Growth of a Child’s Brain
Why Fish Intake by Pregnant Women Improves the Growth of a Child’s Brain (2 votes, average: 3.00 out of 5)

Researchers at Tohoku University’s School of Medicine have found an explanation for the correlation between eating fish during pregnancy, and the health of the baby’s brain. Dietary lipid contains fatty acids such as omega-6 and omega-3, which are essential nutrients ... Read More »

Taking omega-3 supplements during pregnancy does not make children smarter
Taking omega-3 supplements during pregnancy does not make children smarter (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A major study led by Adelaide researchers has found that the use of omega-3 fatty acid or fish oil supplements during pregnancy does not improve cognitive outcomes in children. In the biggest study of its kind in the world, researchers ... Read More »

Higher levels of omega-3 in diet associated with better sleep
Higher levels of omega-3 in diet associated with better sleep (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A randomised placebo-controlled study by the University of Oxford suggests that higher levels of omega-3 DHA, the group of long-chain fatty acids found in algae and seafood, are associated with better sleep. The researchers explored whether 16 weeks of daily ... Read More »

Eating fish could reduce postpartum depression
Eating fish could reduce postpartum depression (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Low levels of omega-3 may be behind postpartum depression, according to a review lead by Gabriel Shapiro of the University of Montreal and the Research Centre at the Sainte-Justine Mother and Child Hospital. Women are at the highest risk of ... Read More »

 
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