Lotta studies show that fish oil improves ADHD in kids.
This is one of the many studies on what happens to kids after birth as a result of giving an essential fat to pregnant mothers.
“Docosahexanoic acid (DHA) is an important constituent of the brain.”
“We evaluated global cognition, behavior, and attention at age 5 years…….in a randomized controlled trial of prenatal DHA supplementation.”
“A total of 1094 women were randomly assigned to receive 400mg of either DHA or placebo/day from 18 to 22 weeks of pregnancy until delivery. We assessed cognitive development and behavioral and executive functioning, including attention, in 797 offspring at age 5 years….”
“Prenatal exposure to DHA may contribute to improved sustained attention in preschool children.”
Usha Ramakrishnan, et al
Prenatal supplementation with DHA improves attention at 5 y of age: a randomized controlled trial
American Journal Of Clinical Nutrition — Volume 104 #4 — October 2016 — page 1075