The importance of maternal diet during pregnancy and lactation

Friday, Dec 07, 2018

The influences of maternal diet, quality of fatty acid intake in particular, on human milk content was examined in a Chilean study. Authors concluded that it is necessary to raise omega-3 fatty acid intake during pregnancy and lactation through improving the quality of diet with a focus on DHA.

Reference:

Barrera C, et al. Diet during pregnancy and lactation on the fatty acid composition of erythrocytes and breast milk of Chilean women. Nutrients. 2018;10(7).
 

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