Neurophysiologic and neurobehavioral evidence of beneficial effects of prenatal omega-3 fatty acid intake on memory function at school age

09 Mar 2011Olivier Boucher, Matthew J Burden, Gina Muckle, Dave Saint-Amour, Pierre Ayotte, Eric Dewailly, Charles A Nelson, Sandra W Jacobson, and Joseph L Jacobson

this study provides the first neurophysiologic and neurobehavioral evidence of long-term beneficial effects of n−3 PUFA intake in utero on memory function in school-age children.

Meta Analysis
1 effect
1 year
154 subjects

Reported Outcomes


Fish & SeaFood rich in Omega-3 Nutrition risk & protective factor
Minor Protective Factor Fish & SeaFood rich in...

Memory Brain outcome
Minor increase risk of Memory
Brain system

Low evidence