YES to Omega-3s, but NO to Supplements

We recently wrote about omega-3 supplements, one of the most popular supplements among adults. Contrary to popular belief, these supplements have not been shown to increase cognitive function in adults. Omega-3 supplements don’t improve memory or problem solving, nor do they benefit processing speed and executive function.

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New Findings on the Role of Inflammation in Alzheimer’s Disease

Recent findings from researchers at the University of Southampton in the U.K. have caused much excitement in the field of Alzheimer’s research. Their study, which was conducted on mice, looked at microglial cell activity. Microglial cells play an important role in regulating inflammation in the brain—in general, more…

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