Omega-3s as Brain Food

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Omega 3-s as Brain Food ~ InnerVitalityBe sure to get an adequate dose of Omega-3* fatty acids in your diet, which are critical for the healthy functioning of the brain.

They are found in oily fish like salmon, sardines, herring, and mackerel. Today’s market also offers cod-liver oil supplements which are easier to swallow and which contain lemon to stop the fishy after taste (look for the terms ‘pharmaceutical grade’ or ‘molecularly distilled’ to ensure your supplements are free of ocean contaminants like mercury). Vegetarian sources of Omega-3 include: flax oil, hemp, walnuts, and algae supplements.

A good maintenance dose consists of 1 gram (or 1,000 mg) a day.

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