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EFAs aid behaviour, language skills

By | August 13th, 2015|HNU Archive|

Taking a combination of high-EPA fish oil and evening primrose oil can improve the behaviour of rowdy kids and help language skills, say researchers from England. In a five-month trial, 65 children with behavioural problems were given the essential fatty acid (EFA) combination. They had a seven month delay in language skill development. “Children taking [...]

More Fish for Better Behaviour? Study links low omega-3s and hostility

By | June 27th, 2015|HNU Archive|

Researchers report that adolescents who have a higher intake of fish oils tend to be less hostile than those who have a low intake. And since hostility has been shown to predict both the development and manifestation of coronary disease, fish oil may also reduce heart disease risk. Scientists from five different universities and institutes [...]

Fish oils may improve behaviour

By | June 26th, 2015|HNU Archive|

Adolescents who have a higher intake of fish oils tend to be less hostile than those who have a low intake, say researchers. And since hostility has been shown to predict heart disease, fish oil may also reduce heart disease risk. Scientists from across the US examined the association of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids [...]

Daily multi may improve bad behaviour

By | May 28th, 2015|HNU Archive|

A new study suggests it may be possible to improve bad behaviour by providing daily vitamins, minerals and essential fatty acids. Scientists from the UK wanted to test if getting adequate nutrients would cause a reduction in antisocial behaviour among prisoners. They gave 231 young adult prisoners supplements and compared offences before and during supplementation. [...]