Supplementation with docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) in older adults who have mild cognitive impairment may improve memory and cognitive function, a randomized controlled trial suggests.
According to the results of the Memory Improvement with Docosahexaenoic Acid Study trial, 900 mg/day DHA given for 24 weeks improved learning and memory function in healthy elderly adults with age-related cognitive decline.
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