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ADHD is associated with a ‘Western’ Dietary Pattern in Adolescents- Omega 3’s may provide protection
Researchers from Perth's Telethon Institute for Child Health Research found that a diet high in the Western pattern of foods was associated with more than double the risk of having an ADHD diagnosis compared with a diet low in the Western pattern, after adjusting for numerous other social and family influences.
The study was published in the International Journal of Attention Disorders.
Research continues to link EPA, DHA, and GLA in children and adults to mood, thinking, reasoning, memory, behavior, and attention deficit disorders. Many studies have identified abnormalities in membrane fatty acids in subjects with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and success has been reported using EPA and DHA.