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Do pregnant women and those at risk of developing post-natal depression consume lower amounts of long chain omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids?

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Abstract


  • The aims were to compare intakes of long chain omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid (LC n-3 PUFA) in pregnant and non-pregnant women in Australia and to compare these intakes to the Australian National Nutrition Survey of 1995 (NNS95) [1] and to determine if the LC n-3 PUFA intakes differed in women who may be ‘at risk’ compared with women ‘not at risk’ of developing post-natal depression (PND). A validated LC n-3 PUFA food frequency questionnaire and pregnant women’s Edinburgh Postnatal

    Depression Scale (EPDS) scores were used. LC n-3 PUFA intakes were comparable to the NNS95 but did not differ due to pregnancy or whether or not a woman is at risk of developing PND.

Publication Date


  • 2010

Citation


  • Cosatto, V. F., Else, P. L. & Meyer, B. J. (2010). Do pregnant women and those at risk of developing post-natal depression consume lower amounts of long chain omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids?. Nutrients, 2 (2), 198-213.

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  • 2-s2.0-79952031018

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  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1469&context=hbspapers

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  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/hbspapers/449

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Number Of Pages


  • 15

Start Page


  • 198

End Page


  • 213

Volume


  • 2

Issue


  • 2

Place Of Publication


  • Switzerland

Abstract


  • The aims were to compare intakes of long chain omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid (LC n-3 PUFA) in pregnant and non-pregnant women in Australia and to compare these intakes to the Australian National Nutrition Survey of 1995 (NNS95) [1] and to determine if the LC n-3 PUFA intakes differed in women who may be ‘at risk’ compared with women ‘not at risk’ of developing post-natal depression (PND). A validated LC n-3 PUFA food frequency questionnaire and pregnant women’s Edinburgh Postnatal

    Depression Scale (EPDS) scores were used. LC n-3 PUFA intakes were comparable to the NNS95 but did not differ due to pregnancy or whether or not a woman is at risk of developing PND.

Publication Date


  • 2010

Citation


  • Cosatto, V. F., Else, P. L. & Meyer, B. J. (2010). Do pregnant women and those at risk of developing post-natal depression consume lower amounts of long chain omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids?. Nutrients, 2 (2), 198-213.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-79952031018

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1469&context=hbspapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/hbspapers/449

Has Global Citation Frequency


Number Of Pages


  • 15

Start Page


  • 198

End Page


  • 213

Volume


  • 2

Issue


  • 2

Place Of Publication


  • Switzerland