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New Research Links Fish Oil Supplements with Preventing Alzheimer's Disease

By Res-Q Editor July 21, 2014 No comments

 

Fish Oil PillThough known for being good for the heart, a new study conducted at the Rhode Island Hospital indicates that fish oil may also be very good for the mind.  

The results of the study, published in the Alzheimer’s & Dementia journal, found that people taking daily fish oil supplements showed significantly lower rates of cognitive decline than those not taking a daily fish oil supplement.  

FDA Says Eating Fish is Good for Brain Development & Boosting Child's IQ

By Res-Q Editor June 27, 2014 No comments

The US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have updated and released new seafood consumption guidelines for pregnant women, nursing women, and young children. After years of recommending a "maximum" amount of fish to eat weekly, the new recommendation proposes a "minimum" consumption level of two to three servings per week. 

"For years, many women have limited or avoided eating fish during pregnancy or feeding fish to their young children, " said Stephen Ostroff, the FDA's acting chief scientist.   "The information that's been developed over the past decade strongly demonstrates that the health benefits that accrue from the consumption of fish far outweigh any risk."

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