Baby Einsteins need omega-3s

A new study reveals how important omega-3 consumption is to the developing brains of infants and children.

New research emphasizes how critical omega-3 fatty acids can be to the cognitive development and functioning of infants, toddlers and young children.

Carol L. Cheatham, Ph.D., developmental cognitive neuroscientist with the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Nutrition Research Institute at the NC Research Campus, and her team conducted a study comparing the effects of omega-3s versus omega-6s on children seven to nine years of age.

Cheatham's graduate student, Kelly

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