Scientists have named the product, which reduces the level of stress and aggression

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Regular consumption of unsaturated fatty acids omega-3 significantly reduces the level of stress and aggression, found researchers from the University of Massachusetts-Lowell.

The study showed that eating high in omega-3 children are calmer peers also has a positive effect on the nervous system of their parents.

According to experts, aggressive and even criminal behavior depends in part on biological factors. The authors believe that the filling of the lack of necessary acids will prevent anti-social behaviour.

«Stress can cause physiological changes that increase aggressive and impulsive behavior,» — emphasizes the author of the publication.

Omega-3 not only has a sedative effect, but also improves brain function, memory and attention. One of the best sources of omega-3 are seafood.

Previously, Chinese scientists found that eating fish and foods with omega-3-polyunsaturated fatty acids reduces mortality.