cheatham reaction - Reading Reaction #2 Lisa Jones This...

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Reading Reaction #2 Lisa Jones This study by Cheatham, Colombo and Carlson, look at the visual and cognitive effects of having more DHA and LC-PUFAs during the early weeks after birth. DHA and LC-PUFAs are commonly found in human breast milk, whereas formula normally contains little to no amounts of DHA. In their study, they found that in early months, there is significant difference in cognitive and visual acuity in those infants who have received breast milk compared to those who were fed formula. After 6 months or so, the significant difference faded away. Although, when the cognitive testing was done with more specificity, there was significant difference up until 2 years of age. Cognitive effects of DHA absent infants included a lesser attention span, memory, and other cognitive functions performed mainly in the frontal lobe and hypothalamus. There has always been an indication that human breast milk is better for infants than formula. The mother’s breast milk provides the infant with nutrients and antibodies to help keep
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