Anti-Aging

How can fish help your brain?

 

A major part of healthy aging is keeping the memory sharp. This is why if you want to stay in good health as you get older, you should take an herbal anti-aging supplement like a daily multi-vitamin from Herbal Groups, and eat plenty of fish that contains omega-3 fatty acids. That's because omega-3s have been shown to potentially help people preserve their memory.

Recently, medical researchers at the University of Alberta found a possible reason as to why DHA, an omega-3 found in fish, helps preserve memory. They discovered that mice fed a high-DHA diet had 30 percent higher levels of DHA in the memory section of the brain, which is called the hippocampus.

"We discovered is that memory cells in the hippocampus could communicate better with each other and better relay messages when DHA levels in that region of the brain were higher. This could explain why memory improves on a high-DHA diet," said researcher Yves Sauve.

These findings suggest that consuming fatty fish, such as salmon and tuna, which are good sources of omega-3s, may help you keep your memory sharp as you age. 

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