The important fatty acid present in breast milk which is important for growth is
a) Docosahexaenoic acid
b) Palmitic acid
c) Linoleic acid
d) Linolenic acid
(Repeat question – AIIMS Nov 06 – AA q127)
Correct answer : a) Docosahexaenoic acid
It is required for development of nervous system and vision in the first 6 months of life.