Omega-3 may reduce aggressive behaviour in kids
Omega-3 is well-known for the important role it plays in promoting heart, brain and eye health, and now new research indicates that omega-3 supplements may improve behaviour in children with aggressive tendencies.
Omega-3 may boost brain function in boys: Study
Supplements of omega-3 fatty acid (DHA) may alter the function of the brain associated with working memory, according to results of a new study with healthy young people.
The benefits of omega-3 DHA to the health of the brain may appear later in childhood
A study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition assessed 81 children given infant formulas with different amounts of DHA (0.32%, 0.64% and 0.96% of the total of fatty acids) and 0.64% ARA for the first 12 months of life and were followed up for the next 6 years.
EC to confirm infant and child omega-3 claims
A November European Commission standing committee meeting has said four omega-3 brain and vision claims will be confirmed at a meeting in Brussels on December 6, 2010. The evidence highlights the positive aspects for vision and brain development.