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Do babies get DHA from breast milk?

Do babies get DHA from breast milk?

Yes: Breast milk is the gold standard for infant nutrition. Dha and ara started to be added to infant formulas because researchers realized that they were a component of breast milk. This is just one more reason why breast milk is the ideal nutrition for your baby. ...Read more

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Why is breast milk best for babies? Some formulas have added DHA & lutein..

Why is breast milk best for babies? Some formulas have added DHA & lutein..

See below: Breast milk has a lot more. Immunoglobulin a, pro- and prebiotics protects infant from developing infection. Iron in breast milk is easily absorbed. Breast-fed infants are less likely die from sids (sudden infant death syndrome) as well. ...Read more

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What happens if the mother does not eat anything containing DHA than there is none for the breast milk right?

What happens if the mother does not eat anything containing DHA than there is none for the breast milk right?

Correct: This is correct. DHA in the breast milk comes from DHA in the diet. There are studies globally which evaluate the level of DHA in mother's milk. It is interesting to see the variation. Coastal area locations of note yield mothers DHA in milk to be at high levels. Sub saharan land locked African countries of note yield mothers milk DHA to be at low levels. ...Read more

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Is omga 3s DHA & epa good for you?

Is omga 3s DHA & epa good for you?

Yes: For the growing child it enhances brain growth as brain membranes are laid down. We have noted improved development and iq scores on diets supplemented with omega-3 fatty acids. Check out all the new baby formulas. For older children and adults they continue to assist in membrane synthesis and keeping fats solubilized in the blood to decrease atherosclerosis and arterial plaque formation. ...Read more

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Are DHA and epa good for you everyday?

No One Knows: To my knowledge, there is no proven answer to these questions, altho it probably is safe. ...Read more

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Should my toddler take dha?

Should my toddler take dha?

Maybe: Omega-3 fatty acids, such as dha, are important for good health. People who eat diets rich in omega-3s have improved heart health, better brain function, and less depression. Newer research indicates that dha alone does not have this effect. Eating fish at least 2 times per week, or taking supplemental marine oils (fish or krill) provides all 3 ingredients needed for better health. ...Read more

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How are dhea and DHA different?

How are dhea and DHA different?

DHEA ; DHA: Dhea is a hormone derived from the adrenal glands and a precursor to testosterone. Dha is an omega 3 fatty acid found in marine fish oil and can be used to manage cholesterol levels and more. (epa is the other omega 3 fatty acid). Your doc can test for both of these. ...Read more