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Food For Thought: Nutritious Foods That Can Sharpen Cognition

Research conducted over the past years has produced exciting evidence that suggest certain nutrients; omega fatty acids and antioxidants, can improve cognitive function by regulating neurotransmitter pathways, synaptic transmission, signal-transduction, and other neural processes. With so much promising rewards, increase omega-3 fatty acids and antioxidants in your diet.

Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Omega-3 fatty acids is vital for cognitive and behavioral function. This is because a type of omega-3 fatty acid known as docosa-hexaenoic acid (DHA), is a prominent component of our neuronal membrane. DHA facilitates synaptic plasticity resulting in enhanced cognitive abilities.

Years ago a study was conducted in Durham, United Kingdom to determine the effect of omega-3 acids in school children. For twelve months a group of children were placed on omega 3 supplements while another group was left deficient. The group that received the omega-3 supplements saw levels of improvement in school performance…

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