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The Diverse Health Benefits of DHA

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The Diverse Health Benefits of DHA

Most omega 3 supplements contain both DHA and EPA, but there are many high quality DHA supplements also available when more of this precious nutrient is desirable. Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), an essential ω-3 fatty acid,  is an integral part of all cell membranes and critical to membrane fluidity. Because of the high concentrations of DHA in the brain, it’s often aptly referred to as important “brain food.”  According to a 2016 review published in the journal Nutrients, Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) is the predominant omega-3 (n-3) polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) found in the brain and can affect neurological function through signal transduction...

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