Fat digestion in the neonate.


Fats are essential components of the diet, and have a critical role in the growth and development of the neonate. Far from being simply compact sources of energy (providing 40-50% of calorie requirements), they are also integral constituents of neural and retinal tissues. 2 Dietary fats come in three forms: triacylglycerols; phospholipids; and cholesterol… (More)


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