Is Fish “Brain Food” for Older Adults?

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NutritionFacts .org
NutritionFacts .org
27 Jun 2020

Why has fish consumption been associated with cognitive impairment and loss of executive function?

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Fruit deficiency as the #1 dietary risk factor? For more, see Inhibiting Platelet Aggregation with Berries (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/inhibiting-platele

But what about those healthy Eskimos? See Omega-3’s and the Eskimo Fish Tale (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/Omega-3s-and-the-e

For more on the shift of the evidence on fish and heart disease, see Is Fish Oil Just Snake Oil? (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/is-fish-oil-just-s

The greatest danger of mercury exposure may be for children, see
• Mercury vs. Omega-3s for Brain Development (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/mercury-vs-omega-3
• How Long to Detox From Fish Before Pregnancy? (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/how-long-to-detox-

Other videos on the effect of fish contaminants and health among adults include Fish and Diabetes (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/fish-and-diabetes/ and Fish Consumption and Suicide (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/fish-consumption-a

Mercury is not the only neurotoxic contaminant of seafood, though, See Diet and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/diet-and-amyotroph and ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease): Fishing for Answers (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/als-lou-gehrigs-di

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