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13 September 2010

Soybean oil provides omega-3s

Enriched soybean oil may be a sustainable alternative to fish oil for obtaining heart-healthy omega-3s, suggests a study.

Enriched soybean oil may be a sustainable alternative to fish oil for obtaining heart-healthy omega-3s, suggests a new Monsanto study.

"We know consumers aren't getting adequate amounts of long chain omega-3 fatty acids in their daily diets," lead researcher Shawna Lemke of the Monsanto Company, in St. Louis, said. "In addition, nutritionally efficient sources of dietary long chain omega-3s are today limited to seafood and supplements."

 
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