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Smart Fats: brain food for all ages

The human brain is mostly fat, and good fat at that! To develop, grow and protect itself properly, the brain relies on us to give it a steady supply of this good fat, which cannot be made by the body but must come through the diet. However, most of us don’t give our brains enough [...]

Smart Fats: brain food for all ages 2015-09-09T13:50:29+00:00

ADHD Breakthrough? Low iron found in many ADHD kids

According to French scientists, many children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have iron deficiency that may be linked to the disease. They suggest that such kids may benefit from iron supplements. Low iron levels cause abnormal functioning of the brain neurotransmitter dopamine "and may contribute to the physiopathology of ADHD," say the researchers in their report [...]

ADHD Breakthrough? Low iron found in many ADHD kids 2015-09-09T13:51:12+00:00

Omega-3 and the healthy, happy brain

Omega-3 fatty acids are important components of nerve and brain cell membranes and have been highly touted to benefit conditions such as depression, schizophrenia and attention deficit disorder (ADD). In a new study, researchers from the KIRC in Israel looked at how these beneficial fats might also help alleviate epileptic seizures. For this study, five [...]

Omega-3 and the healthy, happy brain 2015-09-09T13:52:21+00:00

Fish Oil: Food for the healthy brain

Despite all the research to back it up, it’s still hard to convince people that some fats are good for us. But the research on the benefits of fish oil may help change some minds—literally! Among their many health benefits, these fats may be one of the best natural approaches to a number of brain [...]

Fish Oil: Food for the healthy brain 2018-02-15T15:53:46+00:00

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