DOI: 10.1094/CFW-51-0264 |
Omega-3 EPA/DHA and the Major Dietary Deficiency in the Western Diet
I. Lucas. Ocean Nutrition Canada Limited, Dartmouth, NS, Canada. Cereal Foods World 51(5):264-267.
Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) are two physiologically essential forms of omega-3 that are essential for good health and normal growth and development. Over 8,000 research publications demonstrate the health benefits of EPA and DHA. Omega-3 EPA and DHA from fish oil have been successfully included in numerous food types by companies all over the world. Several successful food products in the market include bread/bread mix, muffins, tortillas, biscuits, nutrition bars, pasta, crackers, cookies, yogurt, milk, cheese, juice, gummies, and many more.