Clinical trial: Prenatal DHA prevents blood-pressure increase from obesity during childhood

Creation Date: Tuesday, Feb 26, 2019

Research published today in JAMA Network Open by investigators at the University of Kansas and KU Medical Center finds pregnant mothers who daily consumed 600 milligrams of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) -- an omega-3 fatty acid found in prenatal vitamins, fish-oil supplements and fish meat -- protected their offspring from the blood pressure-elevating effects of excessive weight in early childhood.
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