Effects of a low birthweight infant formula containing human milk levels of docosahexaenoic and arachidonic acids.

@article{Koletzko1995EffectsOA,
  title={Effects of a low birthweight infant formula containing human milk levels of docosahexaenoic and arachidonic acids.},
  author={Berthold Koletzko and Stephan Edenhofer and Gerd Lipowsky and Dietrich Reinhardt},
  journal={Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition},
  year={1995},
  volume={21 2},
  pages={200-8}
}
Long-chain (LC) polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) (LCP) are considered conditionally essential nutrients for low birth weight infants (LBWI). Therefore, enrichment of LBWI formulae with metabolites both linoleic (omega-6) and alpha-linolenic (omega-3) acids at levels typical for human milk has been recommended. However, previous feeding trials with LCP… CONTINUE READING