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The Science Behind Seafood's Health Benefits

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Journal of Pediatrics

Beneficial Effects of a Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid on Infant Development: Evidence from the Inuit of Artic Quebec

Authors: Joseph L. Jacobson, et al. / Journal: Journal of Pediatrics, March 2008


This study looked at over 100 Inuit infants and their mothers in Artic Quebec to determine effects of a high fish and sea mammal diet. Higher DHA omega-3 concentration is associated with longer gestation, better visual acuity at 6 months, and better mental and motor skills at 11 months.