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Scott Kustes
12-22-2006, 05:25 AM
Fish Oil Supplementation Improves Baby's Hand-Eye Coordination (http://www.medpagetoday.com/PrimaryCare/DietNutrition/dh/4753)

Better hand-eye coordination scores were significantly correlated with higher levels of two kinds of n-3 fatty acids--eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA)-- in cord blood erythrocytes (P=0.007 and P=0.009, respectively). Adjusting for maternal age and education and breast feeding duration did not alter the associations.

Only those that ate 2 or fewer servings of fish per week were included in the study. Interesting finding nonetheless.