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Omega-3 may reduce ADHD symptoms - Advocacy in Action
Updated Thursday, August 13, 2015 Credit: Jonas N on Flickr Norwegian scientists used omega-3 fatty acids to reduce ADHD symptoms in rats, according to a recent study. The researchers also demonstrated a “biological component” to ADHD. The University of Oslo considers its research unique because of the multidisciplinary approach used by the scientific team. The multidisciplinary team included researchers from the fields of behavioral medicine, psychology, nutritional science and biochemistry. Omega-3 fatty acids are “essential nutrients for our health,” says Dr. Frank Sacks of the Harvard School of Public Health. He explains, “We need omega-3 fatty acids for numerous normal body functions, such as controlling blood clotting and building cell membranes in the brain, and since our …