Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA) improve memory

Does eicosapentaenoic acid (epa) improve memory?

Effectiveness Rating for Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA)'s Ability to Improve Memory

The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well eicosapentaenoic acid (epa) is able to improve memory. The overall rating for this claim is 2.3 out of 3. There is some research showing the supplement's ability to deliever on this particular claim is warranted. Using Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA) to improve memory may lead to positive results.

Confidence Rating for Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA)'s Ability to Improve Memory

The confidence rating is a mesure of how valid the effectiveness rating is. This rating is based on how many studies are included in the database on this topic.

There are 4 studies in the database on eicosapentaenoic acid (epa); the confidence rating is 80. A score above 80 means the effectiveness rating for this supplement is reliable. A score under 80 means there is insufficient evidence to ensure a reliable effectiveness rating.

References

Title of Study
Effect of supplementation with long-chain ω-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids on behavior and cognition in children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): a randomized placebo-controlled intervention trial
Association between cognitive function and supplementation with omega-3 PUFAs and other nutrients in ≥ 75 years old patients: A randomized multicenter study
The n-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids Supplementation Improved the Cognitive Function in the Chinese Elderly with Mild Cognitive Impairment: A Double-Blind Randomized Controlled Trial
Effects of iron and n-3 fatty acid supplementation, alone and in combination, on cognition in school children: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled intervention in South Africa

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