Essential Fatty Acids and Brain Development

@inproceedings{Crawford2006EssentialFA,
  title={Essential Fatty Acids and Brain Development},
  author={Michael Angus Crawford},
  year={2006}
}
Nutrition of the infant is of paramount importance for at least two main reasons: (a) there is a fast rate of growth and tissue development; (b) organ specific phases of development take place, which are likely to be determinants of subsequent performance. Tissue development involves increase in size and number of cells. The fast rate of growth in infancy is reflected in the high energy requirement since the recommended energy requirement per unit weight is about three times higher (120 kcal/kg… CONTINUE READING
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