Long chain polyunsaturated fatty acid supplementation in infant formula and blood pressure in later childhood: follow up of a randomised controlled trial.

@article{Forsyth2003LongCP,
  title={Long chain polyunsaturated fatty acid supplementation in infant formula and blood pressure in later childhood: follow up of a randomised controlled trial.},
  author={J Stewart Forsyth and Peter Willatts and Carlo Agostoni and J. G. Bissenden and Paul Casaer and Guenther Boehm},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={2003},
  volume={326 7396},
  pages={953}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine whether supplementation of infant formula milk with long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LCPUFAs) influences blood pressure in later childhood. DESIGN Follow up of a multicentre, randomised controlled trial. SETTING Four study centres in Europe. PARTICIPANTS 147 formula fed children, with a reference group of 88 breastfed children. INTERVENTION In the original trial newborn infants were randomised to be fed with a formula supplemented with LCPUFAs (n=111) or a… CONTINUE READING

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