ADD / ADHD, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, Food and Drink, Science

Large Scale Fatty Acid Trial Shows Positive Results

The Local Education Authority in Durham, UK have been conducting a series of trials on fatty acid (Omega-3 and Omega-6) with children in their schools. The latest trial using with 120 secondary school pupils is reported on by BBC News: “after three months, the group using the fatty acid made ‘highly significant improvements’ in 12 out of 13 behavioural scales, including three diagnostic ADHD features – inattention, hyperactivity and impulsivity. Short term memory also significantly improved” .
Its worth noting that these results have not yet been published in a peer-reviewed journal. However Durham have a dedicated website to this and other trials they have run and you can register to be sent details when the results are published.