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Effect of 2-y n-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acid supplementation on cognitive function in older people: a randomized, double-blind, controlled trial.

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BACKGROUND: Increased consumption of n-3 (omega-3) long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LC PUFAs), especially eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), may maintain cognitive function in later life. OBJECTIVE: We tested the hypothesis that n-3 LC PUFA supplementation would benefit cognitive function in cognitively healthy older people. DESIGN: At total of 867 cognitively healthy adults, aged 70-79 y, from 20 general practices in England and Wales were randomly assigned in...

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10.3945/ajcn.2009.29121

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Journal:
The American journal of clinical nutrition
Volume:
91
Issue:
6
Pages:
1725-1732
Publication date:
2010-06-05
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EISSN:
1938-3207
ISSN:
0002-9165
URN:
uuid:63940a87-dcd7-406b-8d61-fec4862f24d3
Source identifiers:
245758
Local pid:
pubs:245758

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