This is why omega-3 fatty acids are called “brain food”. More than 20% of the dry mass of the brain is composed of omega-3 fatty acids that highly concentrated in the synaptic regions of the nerves. Without adequate levels of omega-3 fatty acids in the diet, nerve transmission is highly compromised.
Worried that your memory is deserting you? Some scientists think the solution is sitting on ice at the grocery store. A new study published in the journal Neurology suggests that just one serving of seafood a week could help prevent age-related memory loss, due to its high omega-3 fatty acid content.