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DHA/AA Addition To Infant Formula Not Recommended By LSRO

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

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Evidence supporting the benefits of arachidonic acid and docosahexaenoic acid in term infant formulas is "insufficient" to warrant a recommendation that the long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids be added to FDA's nutrient content standards for the products, the American Society for Nutritional Sciences Life Sciences Research Office concludes in a recent report.

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