Category Archives: Fatty Acids

Arachidonic acid and cognitive function in the elderly

Arachidonic acid.  The very word makes most nutritionists cringe.  Many of us are taught to avoid it like the plague.  Americans have developed an egg-phobia because of it (the misinterpretations of egg research will be reviewed in a later post).   How can something that biochemically competes with our beloved omega 3s be good for us?  Like many topics, oversimplification and acceptance of observational research seems to have led us astray. In a recent study (1) by Ishikura et al. studied Read more [...]