Fish oil intake in pregnancy doesn't improve babies' vision

05/26/2011 | Reuters

Australian researchers reported in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition that 4-month-old babies didn't have improved visual acuity regardless of whether their mothers took DHA-rich fish oil capsules or placebo daily from midpregnancy to birth. The lead researcher said it might be possible that full-term babies received all necessary nourishment to improve their vision, rendering fish oil supplements unnecessary.

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