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 reading in healthy children (7 to 9 years old) whose reading test scores placed them in the 20th or minor percentile (this means that they scored, at best, under the 80% of their group of reference: children with the same age and same class).

Outcomes were assessed at the beginning and the end of a 16-week period (then, 4 months was the reading age gain expected as a normal evolution). Over this time, the children with initial reading performance ≤20th percentile at the start of the study advanced by nearly an extra month (4+1); in those initially ≤10th percentile, the additional reading age gain was nearly two extra months of progress (4+2).

To obtain the maximum benefits DHA must be taken in sufficient quantity and concentration.



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