The DHA Debate: Benefits for Adults, Too?

Docosahexaenoic acid: It's not just for babies anymore. Emerging research shows there may be a benefit to adults consuming this long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acid. It's a derivative of the already popular omega-3 and along with arachidonic acid, or ARA becoming a star in it own right. Major studies are under way to determine if DHA has any influence over age-related conditions like Alzheimer's

Docosahexaenoic acid: It's not just for babies anymore. Emerging research shows there may be a benefit to adults consuming this long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acid. It's a derivative of the already popular omega-3 and — along with arachidonic acid, or ARA — becoming a star in it own right.

Major studies are under way to determine if DHA has any influence over age-related conditions like Alzheimer's disease; others recently evaluated its ability to prevent prostate, breast and colon

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