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Omega-3 reduced chances for Dementia

In prior studies, the omega-3 DHA showed promise in reducing chances for developing Alzheimer’s disease (AD) in those with a greater genetic disposition to develop the condition. In this study, doctors wanted to more objectively measure the long-term status of DHA in the body by isolating DHA content in red blood cells. In 1,490 dementiafree participants, aged at least 65 years, who had fasted for 12 hours, researchers drew blood, and immediately froze the red blood cells.

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