The marine omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA are critical for normal brain function, cognitive development and the maintenance of cognition throughout all stages of life.
DHA in particular is a critical building block of the brain and the nervous system. EPA and DHA’s plays an important role as precursors for anti-inflammatory and pro-resolving mediators. These regulate inflammatory reactions and possibly prevent or reduce inflammation-associated neurological disorders.
Many people do not manage to eat the recommended daily dose of 250 mg of omega-3s EPA and DHA. Knowing that these fatty acids plays an important role for the brain health it is of high relevance for people of all ages to consider increasing their intake of fatty fish and/or supplementing their normal diet with omega-3 supplements.
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Recommended Daily Intake
250 mg per day of Omega-3 DHA for adults contributes to the maintenance of normal brain function. 200 mg of DHA intake a day during pregnancy contributes to the normal brain development of the fetus. Both recommendations are in addition to the daily recommended intake of 250 mg of combined Omega-3 EPA and DHA.