Omega-3 Long-Chain Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids: Are They Beneficial for Physical and Cognitive Functioning in Older Adults?

Authors: R Erhardt, B R Cardoso, B J Meyer, S Brownell, S O'Connell, S Mirzaee, R L Duckham, H Macpherson

Journal: The Journal of Nutrition Health and Aging

Year Published: 2021

Background There is equivocal evidence about beneficial properties of omega-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (ω-3 LCPUFA) for older adults. Objective This study investigated the relationship between circulating ω-3 LCPUFA, docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) […]

Distinct effects of acute exercise and breaks in sitting on working memory and executive function in older adults: a three-arm, randomised cross-over trial to evaluate the effects of exercise with and without breaks in sitting on cognition

Authors: Michael J Wheeler, Daniel J Green, Kathryn A Ellis, Ester Cerin, Ilkka Heinonen, Louise H Naylor, Robyn Larsen, Patrik Wennberg, Carl-Johan Boraxbekk, Jaye Lewis, Nina Eikelis, Nicola T Lautenschlager, Bronwyn A Kingwell, Gavin Lambert, Neville Owen, David W Dunstan

Journal: British Journal of Sports Medicine

Year Published: 2019

Background: Sedentary behaviour is associated with impaired cognition, whereas exercise can acutely improve cognition. Objective: We compared the effects of a morning bout of moderate-intensity exercise, with and without subsequent light-intensity walking breaks from sitting, on […]

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