The effect of maternal omega-3 (n-3) LCPUFA supplementation during pregnancy on early childhood cognitive and visual development: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

@article{Gould2013TheEO,
  title={The effect of maternal omega-3 (n-3) LCPUFA supplementation during pregnancy on early childhood cognitive and visual development: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.},
  author={Jacqueline F Gould and Lisa G Smithers and Maria Makrides},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2013},
  volume={97 3},
  pages={531-44}
}
BACKGROUND Maternal fish consumption during pregnancy has been positively associated with cognitive and visual abilities in the offspring, leading to the hypothesis that maternal omega-3 (n-3) long-chain PUFA (LCPUFA) supplementation improves children's neurologic and visual development. OBJECTIVE The objective was to evaluate the effect of maternal omega-3 LCPUFA supplementation in pregnancy on neurologic and visual development in the offspring. DESIGN Five electronic databases were… CONTINUE READING
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