Omega-3 Supplement May Improve Reading Skills In Kids: Study

Omega-3 Supplement May Improve Reading Skills In Kids: Study

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Supplements of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids may improve reading skills in school children, a new study has claimed. Children with attention problems, in particular, may be helped in their reading with the addition of these
16 Sep 2016 - General
Omega 3 fatty acids are absolutely essential for all ages and different conditions. Some researchers have found that cultures that eat foods with high levels of omega-3s have lower levels of depression. Fish oilalso seems to boost the effects of antidepressants and may help the depressive symptoms of bipolar disorder.
DHA appears to be important for visual and neurological development in infants. Some research suggests that omega-3s may help protect against Alzheimer's disease and dement...
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A study published in Plos One in June 20138 linked low levels of DHA with poorer reading, and memory and behavioral problems in healthy school-age children. In another study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition in August 2013,9 children who consumed an omega-3 fat supplement as infants scored higher on rule learning, vocabulary, and intelligent testing at ages 3 to 5.

Previous research also found that children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and r...
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