We have always been fed with the information that Omega-3 supplements help prevent mental decline in old age, but a recent study seems to refute this claim.
The study showed that the benefit
for cognitive health among older people taking omega-3 supplements is
Dr Marie Janson of Alzheimer's
Research UK, the UK's leading dementia research charity, said: "While
taking omega-3 supplements may not be the key to staving off cognitive
problems, eating a healthy balanced diet, including fish and other natural
sources of omega-3, is important for maintaining good health.
"We know that what is good
for the heart can be good for the head so maintaining a healthy weight, eating
a balanced diet, exercising and keeping our blood pressure in check are all
ways that we could reduce our risk of cognitive decline and dementia later in