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Aquaculture Studies 2012, Vol 12, Num, 1     (Pages: 001-007)

Some Sources of Marine Functional Foods and Food Ingredients

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1 Su Ürünleri Merkez Araştırma Enstitüsü, Vali Adil Yazar Cad. No:14 Kaşüstü Beldesi Yomra-Trabzon DOI : 10.17693/yunusae.v2012i21910.235440 Viewed : 2327 - Downloaded : 4061 Beyond their nutritional effects, functional foods are known to provide health benefits and preventive effects on human body. Nowadays, there is a huge and increasing interest among consumers and production industry on these products. Marine products, containing a good amount of omega-3 fatty acids, proteins, vitamins, bioactive peptides, a variety of minerals and enzymes, are one of the most important sources of functional foods/ food components. The aim of this revive is to give information on the most common functional products of marine origin. Keywords : Functional food, marine products, omega-3 fatty acids