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Old 10-17-2006, 01:38 PM   #1
Tim Triche, Jr.
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Not sure if this has been posted by anyone already:

Omega-3, junk food and the link between violence and what we eat

The results from the study are showing ~37% decrease in violent offenses and ~26% decrease in overall offenses for prisoners whose diet was switched to one whose EFA composition was balanced (as opposed to the now-customary omega-6-heavy regimen -- more discussion of this in the article).

Interesting writeup and as usual the reporter for the Guardian takes statements from both sides of the argument. Worth a read if you've not seen it before.
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Old 10-17-2006, 03:34 PM   #2
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basically junk food and sugar short circuits the brain....DHA/EPA has also been shown to help people with seizures, ADD, etc....brain related issues.

Can't put Coke into your fuel tank and expect your engine to work properly....
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Old 10-17-2006, 03:35 PM   #3
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Violence is also associated with low choleserol.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?db=pubmed&cmd=Retrieve&dopt=Abstra ctPlus&list_uids=16707033&query_hl=1&itool=pubmed_ docsum
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