Tuesday, March 28, 2006

Heart-healthy pigs, son!

US scientists have used gene technology to breed pigs that can produce omega-3 fats, widely touted as good for the human heart.

Currently, the only way for humans to realise the benefits of omega-3 fatty acids is by taking dietary supplements or eating certain types of oily fish that may also contain high levels of mercury.

... until now. Now, you can kill a pig, eat 'em and *not* die at forty.


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