Women who take n-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acid supplements during pregnancy and lactation meet the recommended intake.

  title={Women who take n-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acid supplements during pregnancy and lactation meet the recommended intake.},
  author={Xiaoming Jia and Mohammadreza Pakseresht and Nour Wattar and J. Wildgrube and Stephanie A. Sontag and Murphy Andrews and Fatheema Begum Subhan and Linda Mccargar and Catherine J. Field},
  journal={Applied physiology, nutrition, and metabolism = Physiologie appliquee, nutrition et metabolisme},
  volume={40 5},
  • X. JiaM. Pakseresht C. Field
  • Published 25 March 2015
  • Medicine
  • Applied physiology, nutrition, and metabolism = Physiologie appliquee, nutrition et metabolisme
The aim of the current study was to estimate total intake and dietary sources of eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), docosapentanoic (DPA), and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and compare DHA intakes with the recommended intakes in a cohort of pregnant and lactating women. Twenty-four-hour dietary recalls and supplement intake questionnaires were collected from 600 women in the Alberta Pregnancy Outcomes and Nutrition (APrON) cohort at each trimester of pregnancy and 3 months postpartum. Dietary intake was… 

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