Useful properties of fish oil and delays the onset of dementia in the elderly. Regular intake of fish oil was associated with significant delay in brain atrophy in elderly people.
The University of Rhode Island researchers have shown that regular intake of fish oil slows the reduction of cognitive function and brain atrophy.
The study involved 229 patients with normal kongnitivni abilities kongnitivni 397 with mild impairment, and 193 people with Alzheimer’s. Every six months, the patients went through a series of neuropsychological tests and brain imaging by nuclear magnetic resonance.
Patients who at baseline had signs of dementia, switch to a mode with the intake of fish oil as an additive, had a significantly lower degree of cognitive decline. In addition, a group of patients showed less atrophy of brain in neurological key areas when compared to those who were not taking fish oil.
Fish oil delays the onset of dementia. Experts have noted that positive results only in those patients who are not carriers of the ApoE-4 gene, a well-known genetic risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease progression.
“We found that the use of fish oil significantly enhances memory and thinking of people than those who do not accept such supplements.
Moreover, small yellow capsules care of the cerebral cortex and hippocampus – part of the brain that shape and preserve memories us, “explains Lori Dail, author of a study on the effects of fish oil conducted among 816 people. Fish oil helps to lower the risk of heart failure and heart attack.
The plate, which is unhealthy to the mechanism body fat accumulates in the blood reduces the body’s ability to maintain good blood circulation. Therefore, intake of fish oil is defined by experts as a good preventive measure for heart health and blood vessels.
Fish oil lowers triglycerides and thereby helps to eliminate the accumulation of fats and contributes to the free circulation of the blood. This helps through competent and lowering blood pressure.