Eggs enriched with omega3 fatty acids
A new Canadian study finds that enriching eggs with omega 3 fatty acids reduces triglycerides. To carry out the study, they made two groups of people who were given two different breakfasts.
A first group was given a daily breakfast of two eggs enriched with omega 3, the second group was also given a breakfast but lacking these enriched eggs.
The data showed that those who consumed the enriched eggs reduced a mean triglyceride of 35 mg / dl in their blood, while the second group reduced 25 mg / dl. Enriching a food obviously has to provide benefits, although it would be more interesting to enrich them from the beginning. How to provide a laying hen with an adequate and special diet that produces "special" eggs, without additives and that have the same effect as processed eggs. Of course, feeding the hen would cost an arm and a leg and the egg would become a luxury food.
As for what we mentioned about the decrease in triglycerides thanks to eggs, it must be said that common and enriched eggs present a minimal difference in terms of omega 3 content, 0.187 grams for normal ones and 0'195 for enriched ones.
In our opinion, researchers should look for more effective and differential ways to enrich some foods.
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