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Does DHA Supplementation During Pregnancy Help with Depression and Improve Childhood Learning Development?

by | January 13th, 2011

A recently published study in the Journal of the American Medical Association, JAMA, found that the use of DHA-rich fish oil capsules compared with vegetable oil capsules during pregnancy did not result in lower levels of postpartum depression in mothers or improved cognitive and language development in their offspring during early childhood. JAMA 2101;394(15):1675-83 J….Read the Rest of Article

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DHA Supplementation Improves Memory, Cognitive Function in Elderly

by | November 12th, 2010

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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