Effect of N-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid supplementation in pregnancy: the Nuheal trial.

@article{Decsi2005EffectON,
  title={Effect of N-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid supplementation in pregnancy: the Nuheal trial.},
  author={Tam{\'a}s Decsi and Cristina Campoy and Berthold Koletzko},
  journal={Advances in experimental medicine and biology},
  year={2005},
  volume={569},
  pages={109-13}
}
In this placebo controlled, randomised, double blind trial, pregnant women received from the 20th week of gestation onwards either 500 mg docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), 400 mg 5-methyl-tetra-hydro-folate (5-MTHF), or placebo, or a combination of 500 mg DHA and 400 mg 5-MTHF. The dietary supplements were well tolerated; the dropout rates did not differ significantly in the active arms of the study (10% to 19%) from that seen in the placebo group (13%). DHA supplementation resulted in significant… CONTINUE READING
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