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Omega-3 ’ s , Healthy Pregnancy & Healthy Kids : The Role of Omega-3 Long-Chain Fatty Acids During Pregnancy

@inproceedings{Carughi2009Omega3S,
  title={Omega-3 ’ s , Healthy Pregnancy & Healthy Kids : The Role of Omega-3 Long-Chain Fatty Acids During Pregnancy},
  author={A. Carughi},
  year={2009}
}
In the past decade or so, scientists have recognized the importance of omega-3 long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (n-3 LCFA) during pregnancy and early developmental life of the newborn child. Research shows that adequate levels of omega-3 fatty acids enhance development of the fetal and infant brain and may improve cognitive development, visual acuity, hand eye coordination and attention span. In addition, recent research indicates that maternal omega-3 fatty acid intake lowers the infant… Expand

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