Fish Oil Reverses Tide on Memory Loss

By Mat Probasco,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 13, 2009 6:35 AM CDT
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(Newser) – Regular doses of Omega 3, found in fish oil, can help reduce memory loss, reports the Telegraph. Healthy 70-year-old subjects taking capsules containing 900 mg of the fatty acid docosahexaenoic slashed errors on a test that measured learning and memory, according to researchers. The improvement, exhibited over a six-month period, is the equivalent of turning back the clock of the brain by three years, say scientists.