Are you ready to think about serving marine algae for dinner? German scientists reporting in the Journal of Applied Phycology believe that microalgae could provide a viable source of health-hiking omega-3 fatty acids for humans while, at the same time, offering a more environment-friendly source of these fats than popular fish species like farmed salmon. The researchers suggest that adding microalgae-infused products to supermarket shelves could help people increase their omega-3 intakes without adding more stress to the ocean’s ecosystem. No word yet if spirulina Cheerios are coming to a grocery store near you.
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