Fast Five Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Medical Factors That Help and Hinder Memory?

Mary L. Windle, PharmD; Zab Mosenifar, MD; Asim Tarabar, MD

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February 18, 2015

Several studies have confirmed that antioxidative omega-3 fatty acids help slow cognitive decline associated with the aging process. One study in older adults found that fish oil supplementation was associated with a significantly lower mean cognitive subscale score on the Alzheimer's Disease Assessment Scale and higher Mini-Mental State Examination scores. A separate study found that consumption of omega-3 fatty acid was associated with improved working memory performance.

For more information on fish oil supplements, read here.

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