Postnatal Fish Oil Supplementation in High-Risk Infants to Prevent Allergy: Randomized Controlled Trial

  title={Postnatal Fish Oil Supplementation in High-Risk Infants to Prevent Allergy: Randomized Controlled Trial},
  author={Nina D'vaz and Suzanne J. Meldrum and Janet A. Dunstan and De Martino and Suzi McCarthy and Jessica R Metcalfe and Meri K. Tulic and T.A. Mori and Susan L. Prescott},
  pages={674 - 682}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: Relative deficiency of dietary omega 3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (n-3 PUFA) has been implicated in the rising allergy prevalence in Westernized countries. Fish oil supplementation may provide an intervention strategy for primary allergy prevention. The objective of this study was to assess the effect of fish oil n-3 PUFA supplementation from birth to 6 months of age on infant allergic disease. METHODS: In a double-blind randomized controlled trial, 420 infants at… 

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