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LCPUFAs Show No Effect On Infant Cognitive/Motor Development In Study

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

Executive Summary

The addition of n-3 and n-6 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LCPUFAs) arachidonic acid (AA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) to infant formula did not result in any effect on cognitive and motor development or growth in infants for up to a year-and-a-half, Alan Lucas, MRC Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, London, et al., conclude in a study published in the Dec. 4 issue of The Lancet.

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