It is important that the body is well nourished with omega 3 fats at this life stage. The omega 3 fats DHA and EPA help support normal heart function at 250mg a day combined, normal blood triglyceride levels at over 2g DHA intake per day and normal blood pressure if you up your intake to over 3g of EPA and DHA a day. Cardiovascular health is an important consideration for maturing women.
One of the most common cognitive concerns among older adults is memory changes. In some cases women report forgetfulness and brain fog around the time of the menopause. A study showed that 60% of middle-aged women suffer with cognition issues and loss of concentration, these problems can be amplified for women going through perimenopause. Scientists believe that this is related to the hormonal changes in the body.
Omega 3 fat DHA found in oily fish is the most abundant fat in our brain and helps support normal brain function when at least 250mg a day is consumed. So ensuring you are eating the recommended 2 portions of fish, one oily is a great investment in your brain health as you are going through the menopause.
If you are looking for a bit more support try Efamol Active Memory. Active Memory contains a carefully selected high strength fish oil that is especially rich in DHA, each capsule contains a full 250mg of omega 3 DHA, the level which contributes to the maintenance of normal brain function plus Vitamin B12, Folic Acid and Phosphatidylserine. This unique formulation also includes Ginkgo Biloba which may help maintain working memory.