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Watch Out for Synthetics in Baby Formula by Dquixote1217 ..... Baby and Toddler Nutrition

Date:   12/5/2017 2:28:31 PM ( 5 years ago ago)
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Watch Out for Synthetics in Baby Formula

by Ethan Huff

(The Best Years in Life) For years, baby formula manufacturers have been fortifying and reformulating their formula blends in an effort to position them as equal or superior to natural breast milk. Beginning in 2002, many producers began supplementing their formulas with synthetic forms of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and arachidonic acid (ARA), the long chain fatty acids naturally present in breast milk. However, evidence is now showing that these synthetic additives are detrimental to children’s health, despite their continued usage in almost every available brand of infant formula.  Read More.


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