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EPA’s Impact on Mood

Posted by Manuela Boyle on 2 June 2022
EPA’s Impact on Mood
Numerous studies have investigated the influence of omega-3 fatty acids, especially EPA and DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) in people with depression. While various combinations of EPA and DHA have displayed positive effects on mood, those composed mainly of EPA have shown more consistent benefits compared to mainly-DHA formulations. EPA and DHA are known to play distinct roles in neurological and immune function, and the results of several clinical trials suggest that an EPA-to-DHA intake ratio...
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