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Insight | Issue 5: Essential fats for mothers and infants: Another dimension of dietary quality

Publication Date: 
Thursday, May 3, 2012

Nine-page brief discusses why the intake of essential fats in the last trimester of pregnancy and the first 2 years after birth is critical for the development of the brain and nervous system and presents intervention strategies that can improve the fatty acid status of vulnerable populations.

Technical Brief-Essential Fats.pdf684.28 KB