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Omega-3 Levels in Blood Linked to Low Risk of Alzheimer’s

A new study showed that people with high levels of blood DHA were 49% less likely to develop the neurodegenerative disease.

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According to the National Institute on Aging, Alzheimer’s disease is the number one cause of dementia in older adults, and the 7th leading cause of death. A recent SciTechDaily article discussed new research published last week that showed a link between people with a higher blood DHA level, and a 49% lower risk of developing Alzheimer’s, compared to those with low levels. The study, conducted at the Fatty Acid Research Institute (FARI), suggested that taking extra dietary omega-3 DHA could slow the development of the disease. 

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