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Record number 505387
Title APOE e4 and the associations of seafood and long-chain omega-3 fatty acids with cognitive decline
Author(s) Rest, Ondine van de; Wang, Yamin; Barnes, Lisa L.; Tangney, Christine; Bennett, David A.; Morris, Martha Clare
Source Neurology 86 (2016)22. - ISSN 0028-3878 - p. 2063 - 2070.
DOI https://doi.org/10.1212/WNL.0000000000002719
Department(s) Chair Nutrition and Health over the Lifecourse
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Publication type Refereed Article in a scientific journal
Publication year 2016
Abstract

Objective: To examine the association between consumption of seafood and long-chain n-3 fatty acids with change in 5 cognitive domains over an average of 4.9 years. Methods: From an ongoing longitudinal, community-based epidemiologic study of aging and dementia (the Rush Memory and Aging Project), we included 915 participants (age 81.4 6 7.2 years, 25% men) who had completed at least one follow-up cognitive assessment and dietary data. Diet was assessed by semiquantitative food frequency questionnaire. Scores for global cognitive function and 5 cognitive domains (episodic, semantic, and working memory, perceptual speed, and visuospatial ability) were assessed using 19 cognitive tests. Mixed models adjusted for multiple risk factors of cognitive change were used to assess the associations. Results: Consumption of seafood was associated with slower decline in semantic memory (b 5 0.024; p 5 0.03) and perceptual speed (b 5 0.020; p 5 0.05) in separate models adjusted for age, sex, education, participation in cognitive activities, physical activity, alcohol consumption, smoking, and total energy intake. In secondary analyses, APOE e4 carriers demonstrated slower rates of decline in global cognition and in multiple cognitive domains with weekly seafood consumption and with moderate to high long-chain n-3 fatty acid intake from food. These associations were not present in APOE e4 noncarriers. Higher intake levels of a-linolenic acid were associated with slower global cognitive decline, but also only in APOE e4 carriers. Conclusions: These results suggest protective relations of one meal per week of seafood and long-chain n-3 fatty acids against decline in multiple cognitive domains. The role of APOE e4 in this association needs further study.

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