A randomized controlled trial of early dietary supply of long‐chain polyunsaturated fatty acids and mental development in term infants

@article{Birch2000ARC,
  title={A randomized controlled trial of early dietary supply of long‐chain polyunsaturated fatty acids and mental development in term infants},
  author={Eileen E Birch and Sharon Garfield and Dennis R. Hoffman and Ricardo Uauy and David G. Birch},
  journal={Developmental Medicine \& Child Neurology},
  year={2000},
  volume={42}
}
The effects of dietary docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) supply during infancy on later cognitive development of healthy term infants were evaluated in a randomized clinical trial of infant formula milk supplemented with 0.35% DHA or with 0.36% DHA and 0.72% arachidonic acid (AA), or control formula which provided no DHA or AA. Fifty‐six 18‐month‐old children (26 male, 30 female) who were enrolled in the trial within the first 5 days of life and fed the assigned diet to 17 weeks of age were tested… 
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