Fish is good for the brain - regardless of omega-3 fatty acid amounts

3 years ago

You know eating fish is good for you because of the omega-3 fatty acids, (It only counts if the fish is baked or broiled. Frying it destroys the fatty acids.), but a new study found that just eating the baked or broiled fish is good for your brain--regardless of the amount of omega-3 fatty acids!

The study found that weekly fish eaters had more gray area in the regions of the brain related to memory and cognition. But the researchers did NOT find a link between the brain differences and the omega-3 levels in the blood, which surprised them.

They did notice that the people who ate fish were most likely to have a college education. So they theorize that it could be as much about lifestyle as biology (meaning, people who go to college are more educated and know to eat fish because it's good for them).

Here's what I read:

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/280640.php

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