Brain Food

Fish oil is one of the most touted ingredients for good brain health, and a new study might provide some clues about how the substance relates to the health of one of the human body’s most mysterious organs.

Dr. William Harris, senior author of the study and scientist at Health Diagnostic Laboratory Inc., says that while there’s a “tremendous” volume of omega-3 fatty acids in the brain, the levels found in living brain tissue are impossible to measure. That’s why the study tested the level of fatty acids in red blood cells, since they provide a marker that’s easier for researchers to obtain.

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