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nightsurfer on 2009-11-14"Increasing the fatty acid content in children's diets can boost their mental abilities, scientists claim.
Four overweight children given capsules containing omega-3 and omega-6 were said to have undergone three years' worth of development in just three months.
The youngsters, aged between eight and 13, were also said to have made remarkable improvements in reading and problem-solving.
Professor Basant Puri carried out the tests for a Channel Five documentary, Mind the Fat: Does Fast Food = Slow Kids?, to be shown on Thursday."