12. Health Effects of Docosahexanoic Acid (DHA)‒Enriched Eggs

  1. Ronald Ross Watson Ph.D.
  1. Jin Zhang and
  2. Ronald R. Watson

Published Online: 14 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470376973.ch12

Eggs and Health Promotion

Eggs and Health Promotion

How to Cite

Zhang, J. and Watson, R. R. (2002) Health Effects of Docosahexanoic Acid (DHA)‒Enriched Eggs, in Eggs and Health Promotion (ed R. R. Watson), Iowa State Press, Ames, Iowa, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470376973.ch12

Editor Information

  1. College of Public Health and School of Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813827988

Online ISBN: 9780470376973



  • docosahexanoic acid;
  • enriched eggs;
  • DHA-rich eggs;
  • eicosapentanoic acid;
  • fish oil


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Interactions Between Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids (Pufas

  • Food Sources of Dha

  • Health Benefits of Dha

  • Conclusion

  • References