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Therefore, these combinations of diets when fed to broiler chickens can increase the n-3 to n-6 fatty acid ratio of their meat along with the deposition of CLA.
Since consuming higher amount of n-6 fatty acids has been closely associated with negative health impact, attempts have been made to manipulate the fatty acid profile in edible meat using several fat sources.
However, carp and tilapia are generally regarded as omnivorous fish and are considered to require greater amounts of n-6 fatty acids than n-3 fatty acids in their diets (Takeuchi et al.
The concentrations of n-6 fatty acids are higher in milk from cows fed a TMR, and so is the n-6/n-3 fatty acid ratio (Nalecz-Tarwacka, 2006).
Additionally, we investigated the optimum levels of dietary n-3 or n-6 fatty acids and the availability of AA in elver and juvenile stages of eel, A.
However, it was observed that bulls featured a better deposition of n-3 and n-6 fatty acids, as well as a better ratio of polyunsaturated/saturated fatty acids.