Women Fall Short on Folic Acid
Taking a folic acid pill a day - a simple measure to prevent severe birth defects - is under-promoted in the media, under-recommended by health-care providers, and under-used by women of childbearing age, according to a review of studies.
Fish Oils Prevent Brain Atrophy Due to Aging
A lack of EPA+DHA leads to impaired brain function and plays a major role in attention deficit disorder, depression, and other psychological disturbances. EPA+DHA supplementation has been shown to improve these very same conditions. In addition, a new study has confirmed that importance of a higher dietary intake of EPA+DHA prevents the brain atrophy associated with aging and reduced mental function.