Building Beautiful Minds

The Wall Street Journal recently published a story on the popularity and benefits of omega-3 fatty acids. The article highlights the DOLAB study, recently published in the journal PLOS One, which found DHA may help to improve reading and behavior in underperforming children ages 7-9.

Brain health experts advise parents to include DHA supplements or fortified foods and beverages in their kids’ diets to support brain health and development. Dr. David Perlmutter, M.D., Board-Certified Neurologist, Fellow of the American College of Nutrition and author of “Raise a Smarter Child by Kindergarten,” encourages mothers to provide their children with DHA beginning in infancy.

There are many ways for parents to serve their children DHA omega-3s, especially since more than 550 brands that fortify products with an algal source of DHA, including:

Does your child have a favorite food/beverage item enhanced with DHA omega-3?

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