Updating thinking on bioactive fatty acids in pig nutrition

Updating thinking on bioactive fatty acids in pig nutrition

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Unlike current human-nutrition trends, essential fatty acids are still regarded with traditional aplomb among many pig nutritionists, but times are changing.

Fatty acids are the component blocks that bind to glycerol to form fats (solid) and oils (liquids), or as they are called in chemistry, triacylglyceride esters.