Long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LC-PUFA) and perinatal development

B. Koletzko, C. Agostoni, S. E. Carlson, T. Clandinin, G. Hornstra, M. Neuringer, R. Uauy, Y. Yamashiro, P. Willatts

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    This paper reports on the conclusions of a workshop on the role of long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LC-PUFA) in maternal and child health The attending investigators involved in the majority of randomized trials examining LC-PUFA status and functional outcomes summarize the current knowledge in the field and make recommendations for dietary practice. Only studies published in full or in abstract form were used as our working knowledge base.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)460-464
    Number of pages5
    JournalActa Paediatrica
    Issue number4
    Publication statusPublished - 2001


    • Arachidonic acid
    • Dietary requirements
    • Docosahexaenoic acid
    • Essential fatty acids
    • Infant nutrition


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