Accessibility navigation


Animal nutrition and lipids in animal products and their contribution to human intake and health

Givens, D. I. (2009) Animal nutrition and lipids in animal products and their contribution to human intake and health. Nutrients, 1. pp. 71-82. ISSN 2072-6643

Full text not archived in this repository.

To link to this article DOI: 10.3390/nu1010071

Abstract/Summary

Few EU countries meet targets for saturated fatty acid (SFA) intake. Dairy products usually represent the single largest source of SFA, yet evidence indicates that milk has cardioprotective properties. Options for replacing some of the SFA in milk fat with cis-monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) through alteration of the cow’s diet are examined. Also, few people achieve minimum recommended intakes (~450–500 mg/d) of the long chain n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). Enrichment of EPA+DHA in poultry meat via bird nutrition is described and how this would impact on habitual intake is discussed.

Item Type:Article
Refereed:Yes
Divisions:Faculty of Life Sciences > School of Agriculture, Policy and Development
Interdisciplinary centres and themes > Centre for Food Security
ID Code:8564
Uncontrolled Keywords:lipids; animal nutrition

Centaur Editors: Update this record

Page navigation