Omega 3-Fatty Acids

Importance of Ratio in Essential Fatty Acids

March 02, 2017

Read the original article from the UNC Nutrition Research Institute. While omega-3 fatty acid deficiencies have been clearly linked to memory and learning problems in rodent models, studies involving dietary supplementation have produced mixed results. A contributing factor could be that the ratio of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids in the diet is a more […]

Omega-3 intake linked to higher cognition in infants, toddlers and young children

October 16, 2013

Medical Press Carol L. Cheatham, PhD, developmental cognitive neuroscientist with the UNC Chapel Hill Nutrition Research Institute (NRI) at the NC Research Campus, has research findings that prove just how critical fatty acids are to the cognitive development and cognitive functioning of infants, toddlers and young children. A study on the effect of the ratio […]