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Why does infant formula contain DHA omega-3 supplements?

Dr. Michael Roizen, MD
Internal Medicine

The reason that 99.7 percent of infant formula in the USA contains plant based DHA omega-3 supplements is that the IQ of such infants is ten to 18 IQ points higher six months and six years later than those who receive non-supplemented infant formula.

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