Eating fish may boost blood flow to the brain which could stave off dementia in later life, researchers have discovered.
health benefits of a diet rich in omega-3, a fatty acid found in oily
fish, have long been suspected, and the findings of two studies into its
effects on young people suggest that it can improve reaction times in
18-35 year olds as well as reducing levels of mental fatigue after they
perform tough tasks.
the results suggest that, contrary to popular belief, taking omega-3 or
fish oil supplements may not have an impact on the mental performance
of young adults, the researchers at Northumbria University say the
increased blood flow to the brain it caused could be important for older
Source - Daily Mail