Omega-3s unhelpful to developing brain

For decades pregnant women have been avidly chomping away on omega-3s in a bid to optimise their baby’s development but now an Australian study finds that supplementation does little if any good.

Taking docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) in pregnancy makes no difference to the child’s cognitive, language and motor scores at age four, the randomised trial shows.

This research follows a previously published study from the South Australian Health and Medical Research

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