Lipids in Infant Nutrition

Lipids in Infant Nutrition

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Readers of this volume will be provided with the latest evidence regarding the effects of supplementation with arachidonic and docosahexaenoic acids. Results from studies with infants and from experimental animals are presented that shed light on the complex role of long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids in infant development. The importance of a variety of milk nutrients (fatty acids, cholesterol, antioxidants, enzymes, nucleotides, trans fatty acids, gangliosides, choline, and phospholipids) used in normal tissue development is also discussed.Meats and whole milk should be a part of the infants diet after one year of age. The revised Dietary Guidelines for Americans ( 1 ) provide fat intake recommendations for adults and children over two ... of infants below the age of two years but do recommend that two-year-old children begin to reduce dietary fat gradually, anbsp;...

Title:Lipids in Infant Nutrition
Author:Dr. Yung-Sheng Huang, Andrew J. Sinclair
Publisher:The American Oil Chemists Society - 1998-05-30


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