Table 2

Results in the most demanding part of the WM-tests following five weeks daily dietary supplementation with 3 g omega-3 PUFA from fish oil or placebo, respectively1


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Omega-3 Placebo
60 min2 14.8±0.6a 13.7±0.5b
160 min 14.5±0.5a 13.8±0.5a
Total (60+160 min)3 29.3±0.9a 27.5±1.0b

1The data shows results for the most demanding part of the tests, i.e. recall of a noun in semantically nonsensical sentences. Data are given as means per treatment ± SEM, n = 38. Labeled means in a row without a common letter differ, 2p = 0.01, 3p = 0.015 (ANOVA).

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Nilsson et al. Nutrition Journal 2012 11:99   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-11-99

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