Monthly Archives: May 2008

Fish Oil The brain is very choosy when it comes to the type of fat it needs. A particular type of fat called docosahexaenoic acid, or DHA for short, has received a lot of attention. DHA is type of omega-3 polyunsaturated fat, and is present in high concentrations in the brain (and eyes, particularly in the...
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Carbohydrates By now you are probably aware that all of our memories, skills, and experiences are the result of neurones communicating and establishing connections to each other via synapse formation. This process involves sending and receiving electrical signals, and consumes a lot of energy. Unlike many of our other organs like the heart and the liver,...
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Abstract: Good nutrition is the cornerstone for healthy child development. Your child’s nutrition affects the health, development, and function of their whole body, including their brain, heart, eyes and immune system. What your child eats will have a big influence on their mood, behaviour, thoughts, and emotions. Optimal brain function is dependent upon adequate macronutrients, which include...
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ABSTRACT:Widely appreciated for their effectiveness in the treatment of arthritis, Omega-3 fish oils seem to have earned the esteemed reputation of being "good fats." In recent years, further evidence has emerged to suggest that omega-3 may also be beneficial in combating depression, with several large-scale epidemiological studies correlating high dietary fish intake with a lowered...
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