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High omega-3 levels? B vitamins protect your brain from aging
Supplementation with B vitamins may help keep the brains of people over seventy healthy. But then they must get enough omega-3 fatty acids.
Before and after the supplementation period, the researchers measured cognitive abilities using the Hopkins verbal learning test (for verbal episodic memory) with delayed recall [HVLT-DR] and the telephone inventory for cognitive status-modified [TICS-M] .
In the first test, researchers read out words and then see if subjects can remember them. The second test is a series of questions that allow researchers to get a rough idea of the subject's cognitive ability.
In the group with an upper normal range of EPA and especially DHA in the blood, supplementation with vitamin B6, folic acid and vitamin B12 improved the cognition scores.
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More S-adenosylmethionine subsequently results in more phospatidylcholine, a building block of, among other things, brain cells. In brain cells you will find a lot of phosphatidylcholine with DHA.