New Study: Low DHA blood levels linked to decreased reading ability

Did you know taking DHA omega-3 may help kids’ reading scores? A new study from the University of Oxford shows there may be a link between low DHA blood levels and poorer reading ability, working memory and emotional behavior. The study tested 493 children aged 7 to 9 years old who had lower literacy rates…

Helping Children Get Proper Nutrients

Getting kids to eat properly is difficult, especially with so many tempting, quick options that may not provide them with the proper nutrients we all know they require. A recent study, the DHA Oxford Learning and Behavior (DOLAB) study, found nutrition had a positive effect on learning in underperforming children. The children who were supplemented…

Importance of DHA for children

DHA is important for children to consume as it supports brain health. Dr. David Perlmutter, M.D., Board-Certified Neurologist, Fellow of the American College of Nutrition and author of “Raise a Smarter Child by Kindergarten,” says DHA supports normal cognitive function. Recently published research suggests for children (ages 7-9) underperforming in reading, a healthy diet including 600…

New Children’s Study

A study published online in PLOS-One Journal found that supplementation with 600 mg algal DHA for 16 weeks improves reading and behavior in healthy school-aged children with low reading scores. The Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) Oxford Learning and Behavior (DOLAB) trial is the first large, randomized and placebo-controlled study demonstrating the benefits of DHA in reading and…