Modern day consumers have become increasingly aware of the quality and nutritional value of their diets with a particular focus on Omega-3 essential fatty acids. One common strategy for increasing Omega-3 dietary intake of humans is through the consumption of functional foods such as Omega-3 eggs.
Modern day consumers have become increasingly aware of the quality and nutritional value of their diets. They view food not only as a means of nutrition but as a strategy for disease prevention. Therefore, opportunity exists within the dairy industry to develop innovative feeding programs to enhance the nutritional value of their products by naturally altering the fatty acid composition of the milk.
METABOLISM AND NUTRITION
Henry L. Classen (University of Saskatchewan)