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Nutritional availability of dried milk formulae of high fat composition in artificially-fed infants. I. Fats and fatty acid balance of low birth weight infants fed on dried milk formulae composed of four different kinds of fat.II. Fat and fatty acid balance of healthy infants fed on dried milk formulae composed of four different kinds of fat

Tanaka, M.

Acta Paediatrica Japonica, Japanese Edition 77(9): 608-621, 622-635

1973


Accession: 000148205

I. 27 low birth wt. infants were fed dried milk formulae containing 3.5% fat composed of (i) 100% butterfat, (ii) 85% butterfat + 15% safflower oil, (iii) 30% butterfat + 70% mixed vegetable oils, or (iv) 100% vegetable oils. Amount and rate of absorption of linoleic and saturated long chain fatty acids were greater, while excretions of neutral fat and free fatty acids were lower, in infants fed (ii) and (iii) than in those fed (i); fat absorption in (i) and (iv) were the same.

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