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2. Reduce ADHD symptoms

Children with ADHD experience lack of attention, focus, and restlessness. In studies of children with ADHD who were given Omega-3 supplements and those who weren't, the ones receiving the supplements showed marked improvement in academic performance and reduced expression of aggressiveness and impulsiveness.

ADHD is a cognitive disorder, and improving brain function is thought to be one way of reducing the expression of ADHD symptoms. As the brain is 60 percent fat, the theory behind the supplements is to increase healthy fats the body.

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