Metabolic needs, utilization and dietary sources of fatty acids in childhood.

@article{Agostoni1992MetabolicNU,
  title={Metabolic needs, utilization and dietary sources of fatty acids in childhood.},
  author={Carlo Agostoni and P C Salari and Enrica Riva},
  journal={Progress in food & nutrition science},
  year={1992},
  volume={16 1},
  pages={1-49}
}
Fatty acids are molecules that differ in the length of their carbon chain and the number of double bonds within them. Each of the resulting "families" has its own peculiarities as regards energy, structure and metabolism. Passing from the short, saturated chains to the very long polyunsaturated ones produces an increasing degree of specialization in… CONTINUE READING