The omega-3 fats docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) boost brain development and function, and are often low in children with autism and ADHD. Gamma-linolenic acid (GLA), an important omega-6 fat found in evening primrose and borage oils, may also benefit kids with these disorders.

Daily recommended dose: 1,000 mg DHA; 1,000 mg EPA; 80-240 mg GLA