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Fish oils improve child behavior

Omega-3, a nutrient found in fish oil has been shown to improve the concentration and learning capabilities of kindergarten aged children. Fish and offal contain omega-3, which is a major component of brain grey matter and assists with development of eyes and the brain. In children a diet rich in omega-3 has been shown to reduce symptoms of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and improving language and motor skills and behavior.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by The Observer

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About: Fish oils improve child behavior

Date: 17 July 2005

Source: The Observer

Author: Amelia Hill

URL: http://observer.guardian.co.uk/uk_news/story/0,6903,1530193,00.html

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