Omega-3 fatty acids reduce inflammation in Alzheimer’s disease

N-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in animal models with neuroinflammation: An update.

Neuroinflammation, an inflammation of the nervous system, is a characteristic of a multitude of nervous system disorders. This review summarized 61 studies that tested the effect of omega-3 on neuroinflammation in various diseases, including Alzheimer's disease. The results showed that omega-3 fatty acids have anti-inflammatory properties and can fight neuroinflammation in this brain disease. More details can be found in the study.
Trépanier MO, Hopperton KE, Orr SK, Bazinet RP. N-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in animal models with neuroinflammation: An update. Eur J Pharmacol. 2015 May 30. pii: S0014-2999(15)30043-1.


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