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macular degeneration

DHA and macular degeneration (I)

Macular degeneration is a disease of the eye that gradually destroys the macula, the part of the retina (inner eye’s membrane that turns light and images into nerve signals that are sent to the brain) that allows us to see details clearly. It is often called age-related macular degeneration (AMD) because it is most common among people age 50 and older, of which it is a leading cause of vision […]


My child has troubles with reading

Reading skills are fundamental in the learning process and, if your child has problems with reading, early intervention is needed in order to avoid bad school outcomes and their later consequences. DHA can help improve your child’s reading performance: In the study “Docosahexaenoic Acid for Reading, Cognition and Behavior in Children Aged 7–9 Years“, supplementation with 600 mg/day of DHA proved to be a safe and effective way to improve […]


An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure

It’s known that Omega-3 fatty acids have an important role in the development of cognitive functions, but some recent studies have showed that they, besides, may be useful in the prevention of cognitive decline and dementia. In aged persons, there’s a transitional phase between mild cognitive decline and disabling dementia when it’s not clear whether the deficits predict dementia or not and the mild memory or cognitive impairment cannot be […]