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Essential fatty acids during pregnancy

Oily fish such as mackerel, tuna and sardines (tinned or fresh) are especially good sources of protein during pregnancy, because they also contain essential fatty acids. Essential fatty acids are nutrients that we need to take direct from food; our bodies cannot make them. They are vital for good brain development and hormone production. Good sources of essential fatty acids…

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Oily fish help unborn babies

Women who eat oily fish, such as sardines, mackerel or tuna, during their pregnancy may be helping their unborn babies have better sight and increased intelligence. Researchers from the University of Dundee have carried out two new studies investigating the role of long-chain polyunsaturated fats commonly found in fish and their influence on children’s development.…

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