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Tuesday, December 30, 2008

School Teacher Conducts His Own Omega-3 Study

The following article tells the story of a school teacher in New Zealand, Paul Whitaker, conducting his own experiment with students involving an Omega 3 supplement. Mr. Whitaker is from Auckland’s Wellsford School and is studying 42 students between the ages of 11 and 13. So far, twenty-one of the students took one 1,000 mg capsule of Omega 3 for the first month and two capsules the second month; Twenty-one of the students are not participating. While he has no placebo control in the experiment, he says his study is showing some amazing results.

This article explains the study that Mr. Whitaker is conducting and speaks with him about the results that he’s seen so far. Mr. Whitaker claims that the students have increased in their writing abilities and have a much greater focus than they had before, while the children not taking the supplements have seen no change. Mr. Whitaker began the study in September and plans to end the experiment at the end of December.

Experiment shows boost from Omega 3

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