Algae as nutritional and functional food sources: revisiting our understanding

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Wells, ML; Potin, P; Craigie, JS; Raven, JA; Merchant, SS; Helliwell, KE; Smith, AG; Camire, ME; Brawley, SH;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Journal of applied phycology
  • Journal: volume 29,issue 2,pages949-982issn: 0921-8971, eissn: 1573-5176
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5387034, doi: 10.17863/CAM.6799, doi: 10.1007/s10811-016-0974-5
  • Subject: Polysaccharides | Antioxidants | Article | Vitamins | Algal foods | Nutritional minerals | Omega-3-fatty acids | Arsenosugars | Experimental design | Plant Science | Sea vegetables | Aquatic Science | Microalgal supplements

Global demand for macroalgal and microalgal foods is growing, and algae are increasingly being consumed for functional benefits beyond the traditional considerations of nutrition and health. There is substantial evidence for the health benefits of algal-derived food pro... View more
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