Lack Of Omega-3 Fats Impedes Brain Development

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Veröffentlicht am: 11.12.2015 11:21
Rubrik: Gesundheit & Medizin

(Presseportal openBroadcast) - Orlando, FL– December 10, 2015 – There are many natural ingredients that are believed to be helpful for brain health and function, and one is omega-3 fatty acids. Studies that are exploring the benefits of consuming these healthy fats are still increasing, and one finding can encourage people to use fish oil supplements.

Lack of omega-3 fats impedes brain development. The use of omega-3 fats has long been associated with an improvement in the function and health of the brain. Omega-3s can be obtained from eating fish such as herring, tuna, and sardines. They can also be consumed through the use of fish oil supplements.

Scientists revealed that fatty acids in fish oil supplements are vitally important to a developing brain. Dietary deficiencies in omega-3s are believed to limit brain growth, especially during fetal development and early in one’s life. They suggest that women maintain a diet that is rich in omega-3 fats during pregnancy as it will benefit their child after birth.

“What makes fish oil supplements more beneficial than fish consumption is that they contain little to no environmental pollutants such as mercury,” said VitaBreeze Supplements spokesperson, Michelle O’Sullivan.

Omega-3 fatty acids are widely believed to significantly help improve heart health. As a matter of fact, many people nowadays are using fish oil supplements to reduce their risk of various cardiovascular ailments. The idea that it also aids in brain health makes it an ideal addition to one’s diet.

Susana Cohen-Cory, professor of neurobiology & behavior, and her colleagues have been able to determine how omega-3 deficiency negatively impacts brain development. According to them, the deficiency causes molecular changes that lead to constrained growth of neurons and synapses connecting them. DHA, which is a form of omega-3 fats, plays a major role in the health of the central nervous system.

In an animal-based study which involved female frogs and tadpoles, it was found that DHA-deficient brain tissue encouraged poorly developed neurons and synapses. It was also found that when the deficiency was reversed, neuronal and synaptic growth also flourished.

Obtaining omega-3 fats has become easier these days even for individuals who don’t consume fish. There are already fish oil supplements available in the market, which are known to be safe and effective. Experts recommend that consumers choose products with capsules that have enteric coating. This enteric coating saves consumers from experiencing a nasty aftertaste after taking the capsule. It also enhances omega-3 fats absorption inside the body (

About VitaBreeze

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