Like many scientific advances, nutritional science has also evolved. But DHA is not as new as you think. DHA or docosahexaenoic acid is a type of omega-3 fatty acid.

HOW LONG HAS DHA BEEN STUDIED?
AND IS IT SAFE?

HOW LONG HAS DHA BEEN STUDIED?
AND IS IT SAFE?

DHA has been studied for many years as a beneficial nutrient for children and adults. Infant formulas that have DHA have been clinically studied for over 20 years. DHA has been found to support early brain development. Since rapid brain growth continues until the age of 3, this brain-nourishing nutrient is also included in toddlers' drinks designed to provide key nutrients for brain growth.

DHA is an important building block for brain and eye development

DHA is an important building block for brain and eye development

If your child is between 12-24 months, FAO/WHO recommends daily dietary DHA intake of 10-12mg/kg body weight for children of this age^.

IS YOUR CHILD GETTING SUFFICIENT DHA?

While this important nutrient can be obtained from natural food sources, they may not be foods most toddlers eat regularly, such as Atlantic mackerel and salmon. Flaxseed and walnuts are rich sources of omega-3, but your child's body needs to digest and then convert into DHA. In addition, during this converson process, very little ends up as DHA.

HOW CAN I GIVE MY CHILD A HEADSTART WITH DHA?

The early years of life is the golden period to build a strong foundation for learning. This is the period when your child's brain grows and develops rapidly, together with other areas with their development.

Enfagrow A+ with 360 DHA Plus is a scientifically formulated blend of DHA, Wellmune® Beta-Glucan, Dietary fiber (PDX) and Prebiotic (GOS) which are important for your child's overall mental and physical development.

With more than 100 years of experience in pediatric nutrition including DHA and early mental development, Mead Johnson Nutrition has formulated Enfagrow A+ the World's No. 1 Children Nutrition Formula Brand*.

HOW CAN I GIVE MY CHILD A HEADSTART WITH DHA?

The early years of life is the golden period to build a strong foundation for learning. This is the period when your child's brain grows and develops rapidly, together with other areas with their development.

Enfagrow A+ with 360 DHA Plus is a scientifically formulated blend of DHA, Wellmune® Beta-Glucan, Dietary fiber (PDX) and Prebiotic (GOS) which are important for your child's overall mental and physical development.

With more than 100 years of experience in pediatric nutrition including DHA and early mental development, Mead Johnson Nutrition has formulated Enfagrow A+ - the World's No. 1 Children Nutrition Formula Brand*.

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References:
^ FAO 2010, Fats and fatty acids in human nutrition. Report of an expert consultation. FAO Food and Nutrition Paper no.91.FAO: Rome.
+ USDA Food Composition Databases. https://ndb.nal.usda.gov/ndb/search/list Accessed on April 2019.
* Mead Johnson Nutrition Company’s claim is based in part on Value Sales data reported by Nielsen for the Children Nutrition Milk Formula category across measured off-premise retail channels in 27 countries for the 12 months ending June 2017.