Food for the Brain: The promise of cognitive-health functional foods | #CornerInsure #Brain #Health #Food | Significant changes in the food industry in the last decades have affected what we eat, resulting in certain nutritional deficiencies or nutritional imbalances.
One example is omega-3 fatty acids, whose consumption has declined in parallel with a huge increase in consumption of omega-6 fatty acids.
As the nutritional content of our food changed, many turned to nutritional supplements to fulfill certain needs in their diet, giving rise to a huge industry of dietary supplements, composed mostly of capsules, tablets, and softgels, closer in form to drugs than food. In recent years, however, “pill fatigue” has been an issue, and consumers have started looking for alternatives to tablets and capsules.
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