Omega-3 fatty acids, particularly docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), can be found in high levels in fatty fish, including salmon, trout and tuna—like these at the Wild Oats store in Rookwood Commons.
Seafood department at Wild Oats in Rookwood Commons
The omega-3 fatty acid in our brain—called docosahexaenoic acid (DHA)—plays an important role in brain development and function, and can only be obtained through our diet. And compared to people in other countries, says UC psychiatry researcher Robert McNamara, PhD, American diets are suffering from a “DHA deficit.”
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