The human brain is 60% fat, a large part of which is made up of the structural fatty acid docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). DHA affects overall brain health as a result and by aiding in cell communication and connectivity between the cells. MEG-3® supports brain development during infancy and helps to maintain healthy brains throughout the lifespan. DHA and the Omega-6 fatty acid arachidonic acid (ARA) are the most important fatty acids to help support a healthy pregnancy and early infancy.
DHA supports brain development during pregnancy through the first two years of life, a period of time when the brain is growing most rapidly. DHA helps to build healthy brain tissue, and eye and nerve cells in the developing child. Babies in all stages of growth require DHA to develop healthy, normal vision and brain and nervous system function.
DHA is a major structural component of brain and nerve tissue and it plays a vital role in development and function throughout your entire lifespan – intake needs are elevated at specific time periods like pregnancy and infancy. DHA Omega-3 also helps the cells in the brain communicate at all stages of life by increasing cell membrane fluidity, which is essential for optimal cell signaling, communication.