Summary and recommendations

Robert A Gibson, Maria Makrides and Coral G B Colyer
Med J Aust 2002; 176 (11): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2002.tb04566.x
Published online: 3 June 2002

Nutrition is no longer just the science of avoiding deficiencies, but rather is now focused on determining the levels of dietary nutrients that will optimise physiological and health outcomes. Nowhere is this change in the study of nutrition more evident than in the study of dietary fatty acids.

  • Robert A Gibson1
  • Maria Makrides2
  • Coral G B Colyer3

  • 1 Child Nutrition Research Centre, Child Health Research Institute, Women's and Children's Hospital, and Flinders Medical Centre, Adelaide, SA, Australia.
  • 2 Goodman Fielder, Macquarie Park, NSW, Australia.



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