Toddlers

Genetic and epigenetic transgenerational implications related to omega-3 fatty acids. Part II: Maternal FADS2 rs174575 genotype and DNA methylation predict toddler cognitive performance

September 10, 2015

Genetic and epigenetic transgenerational implications related to omega-3 fatty acids. Part II: Maternal FADS2 rs174575 genotype and DNA methylation predict toddler cognitive performance, Nutrition Research, September 10, 2015, Carol L. Cheatham, Daniel S. Lupu, Mihai D. Niculescu UNC Chapel Hill Abstract Maternal transfer of fatty acids is important to fetal brain development. The prenatal environment may differentially affect the substrates supporting […]

Omega-3 Intake Linked to Higher Cognition in Infants, Toddlers and Young Children

September 28, 2013

Adults may be aware of the amount of omega-3 and other fatty acids in their diet, but most may not be thinking about the impact of fatty acids on their children, especially their cognitive abilities. The role of fatty acids and nutrients like choline, iron, and zinc on the cognitive abilities of children is exactly […]