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Docosahexaenoic acid for reading, cognition and behavior in children aged 7-9 years: a randomized, controlled trial (the DOLAB Study)

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Omega-3 fatty acids are dietary essentials, and the current low intakes in most modern developed countries are believed to contribute to a wide variety of physical and mental health problems. Evidence from clinical trials indicates that dietary supplementation with long-chain omega-3 may improve child behavior and learning, although most previous trials have involved children with neurodevelopmental disorders such as attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or developmental coordinatio...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1371/journal.pone.0043909

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
Social Policy & Intervention
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Social Policy & Intervention
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Public Library of Science Publisher's website
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PLoS ONE Journal website
Volume:
7
Issue:
9
Pages:
e43909
Publication date:
2012-09-06
Acceptance date:
2012-07-26
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EISSN:
1932-6203
ISSN:
1932-6203
Pmid:
22970149
Source identifiers:
350511
Language:
English
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pubs:350511
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2017-10-11

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