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Poor adolescent diet may influence brain and behavior in adulthood

09:00 EDT 19 Jun 2017 | Medical Xpress

Adolescent male mice fed a diet lacking omega-3 fatty acids show increased anxiety-like behavior and worse performance on a memory task in adulthood, according to new research published in The Journal of Neuroscience. The study suggests adequate nutrition in adolescence is important for the refinement of the adult brain and behavior.

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