Fish-oil supplementation: the controversy continues.

@article{Simmer2016FishoilST,
  title={Fish-oil supplementation: the controversy continues.},
  author={K. Simmer},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2016},
  volume={103 1},
  pages={
          1-2
        }
}
  • K. Simmer
  • Published 2016
  • Medicine
  • The American journal of clinical nutrition
  • The fetal brain accumulates n–3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LCPUFAs), especially DHA, rapidly in the second half of pregnancy. Western diets have changed to a relatively high n–6:n–3 fatty acid ratio largely because of increased consumption of vegetable oils. Modern diets also provide less fish, the main source of DHA, than recommended in pregnancy. This may be of concern as higher intakes of fish and DHA during pregnancy have been associated with better child development. However… CONTINUE READING
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