Sparos co-authors a novel research article on Food Research International

Members of the Sparos team have contributed to a novel research article published on the Food Research International journal. This article is entitled: Natural fortification of trout with dietary macroalgae and selenised-yeast increases the nutritional contribution in iodine and selenium.

 

Please access to the article here: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodres.2016.10.030

 

Briefly: Feed fortification with an iodine rich macroalgae (Laminaria digitata) and selenised yeast, at its maximum permitted levels, resulted in a six-fold increase for iodine and a 2.9-fold increase for selenium contents in trout fillets without altering sensorial traits. The fortified fish presented a nutritional contribution of 12.5% (daily recommended intake, DRI) for iodine and 78% DRI for selenium.

 

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