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2008 Children's Nutrition Survey Reveals Majority of U.S. Parents Unaware of DHA Benefits to Children's Health
Date:4/21/2008

Survey finds majority of U.S. parents aren't aware of the critical part DHA

plays in the development of children's heart, brain and eyes

SANTA ANA, Calif., April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Stremicks Heritage Foods(TM) today announced the results of its 2008 Children's Nutrition Survey, which indicates that a majority of U.S. parents aren't aware of the critical benefits of DHA in the development of their children's heart, brain and eyes. The research, conducted by Harris Interactive, reveals that 68 percent of U.S. parents are not sure what omega-3 DHA does, and 59 percent of parents are not aware of the benefits of omega-3 DHA to their child's health.

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Though nearly three in four (72%) of the survey respondents said that they make a conscious effort to include certain vitamins and nutrients such as vitamin C (55%) and calcium (53%) in their child's daily diet, only seven percent are consciously including omega-3 DHA. And while about one in five are aware of the importance of omega-3 DHA before (19%) and during pregnancy (22%), less than one in five recognize the importance of this nutrient to a newborn (18%) or infant (18%), and even fewer know that omega-3 DHA is especially important to the health of toddlers (16%) and preschool-aged children (14%).

DHA is an omega-3 fatty acid found throughout the body, with significant amounts found in the heart, retinas and brain, where it accounts for up to 20 percent of total brain mass. DHA is important for brain and eye development and function throughout the lifecycle, but is particularly important between birth and five years of age, when the brain increases approximately three-and-a-half times in mass, and DHA content increases from 1 gram to approximately 4.5 grams. DHA also is the primary structural fat in both the brain and retina, and ensur
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