Nurturing young minds and beyond: The Omega-3 connection

Nutrition Conversations by The Canadian Nutrition Society

Episode notes

Acting Department Chair and Canada Research Chair in Brain Lipid Metabolism. Dr. Bazinet and his team are currently taking a kinetic and biochemical approach to studying the mechanisms by which dietary polyunsaturated fatty acids regulate the metabolism of arachidonic and docosahexaenoic acids within brain phospholipids. He is also former President of the International Society Association for the Study of Fatty Acids and Lipids and recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Awards from the American Oil Chemists’ Society as well as the French Society for the Study of Lipids. In this episode, Dr. Bazinet will discuss the role of DHA in the developing brain and its impact across the rest of our lifespan and life stages. This podcast is supported by Reckitt/Mead Johnson Nutrition.