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A new study done by researchers at Rush University Medical Center suggests that a diet rich in seafood helps to keep the mind in good shape, sometimes slowing age-related mental difficulties by three to four years.

"We found that people who ate one fish meal a week had a 10 percent slower annual decline in thinking," study co-author Martha Clare Morris tells the Atlanta Journal Constitution. "Those who ate two fish meals a week showed a 13 percent slower annual decline."

While previous studies have pointed to the omega-3 fatty acids in fish such as salmon and tuna as helping to prevent heart disease, this new study does not connect the omega-3 fatty acids to improvement in mental acuity.
KC's View:
Pass the salmon. We need all the help we can get.