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Take DHA To Improve Your Memory!
DHA Improves Memory: But What Is It?
DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) is one of those incredible omega-3 fatty acids, which do so much to benefit our health. They are essential for our well being, but are not manufactured by the body. You acquire them through food.
Fish and seafood are rich in omega-3s, as well as some plants and nut oils. Omega-3s help to protect us from diseases like cancer, arthritis, and heart disease. The American Heart Association, for example, recommends eating fish, particularly "fatty" fish like mackerel, salmon and albacore tuna at least two times per week--and for good reason!
Now there's research that says that DHA improves memory!
DHA Improves Your Memory!
The results of a study recently published in Alzheimer's & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association shows that DHA improves memory!
The study followed about 500 people for six months. They were given 900 mg. of DHA daily (from algae). They tested the participants for memory and learning at the beginning of the study and at 12 and 24 weeks.
The Results: DHA improved memory dramatically and according to Dr. Edward B. Nelson, MD., a coauthor of the study, "...it shows for the first time that taking 900 mg of algal DHA daily may have a very meaningful and important impact on cognitive function in the aging population."
The Madam Aphrodite™ Solution
Omega-3 fatty acids are NOT produced by the body but are essential for our good health, but why wait until you age to take them? They are good for our bodies and brains, no matter what age we are. They protect us from heart disease, inflammation, cancer and arthritis--and even help to lower cholesterol. Now we find they increase our memory function, which declines with age.
If you're not a fish lover, like me, you can always supplement with omega-3 fatty acids, and specifically DHA!
CAUTION: The information included herein is for educational purposes only. It is not intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. The reader should always consult his or her healthcare provider to determine the appropriateness of the information for their own situation or if they have any questions regarding a medical condition or treatment plan.