Please read sections highlighted in yellow the journal article Omega-3 fatty acids and cognitive function in women. Then answer the following questions to prepare for class discussion.
- What connections did you find between this paper and the sections of The Machinery of Life and Basic Neurochemistry you’ve been reading recently?
- What role do omega-3 fatty acids play in the central nervous system? Which one seems to be the most important (or prevalent) in this paper? Why?
- What problems may arise when someone has a lack of this omega-3 fatty acid?
Here are a couple additional articles if you’re interested in other studies related to omega-3 fatty acids:
- Omega-3 and treatment implications in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
- Dietary intake of n-3, n-6 fatty acids and fish, Relationship with hostility in young adults