February 20, 2009 — With a strong corporate commitment to education and research, Nordic Naturals announced today its partnership with the American Pregnancy Association (APA), which includes their endorsement of Nordic Naturals as the “the official omega-3” of their organization.
Scientific research confirms the importance of essential fatty acids for prenatal, maternal and neonatal health. DHA comprises about 30 percent of the fatty tissue in the brain and is essential for proper development of the brain, eyes, nerves, and immune system. International nutrition organizations have concluded that pregnant and nursing women need a minimum of 300 mg DHA each day to ensure healthy development of the child within, as well as to support mom’s physical and mental health pre- and post-delivery.
Source: American Pregnancy Association, www.americanpregnancy.org