“The Learning Lead” Newsletter Volume 3 – Issue 1 (2016)
- DHA status shown to be positively associated with school age children’s cognitive performance
Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) is a major structural lipid deposited in neuronal membranes of the central nervous system, including the brain and eye, and present in high concentrations in the membrane-rich nervous tissue of the brain grey matter. It plays a critical role in normal retinal and brain development in infants and toddlers. Various research has demonstrated that DHA has a positive impact on visual acuity and improves cognitive outcomes during early stages of development...