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- Nielsen, Jacob H., et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Journal of the science of food and agriculture 2008 v.88 no.8 pp. 1431-1441
- dairy cows; fatty acid composition; milk composition; alpha-tocopherol; milk quality; milk production; seasonal variation; monounsaturated fatty acids; carotenoids; low input agriculture; saturated fatty acids; polyunsaturated fatty acids; conjugated linoleic acid; organic foods; organic production; antioxidants; United Kingdom
- ... BACKGROUND: Previous studies showed differences in fatty acid (FA) and antioxidant profiles between organic and conventional milk. However, they did not (a) investigate seasonal differences, (b) include non-organic, low-input systems or (c) compare individual carotenoids, stereoisomers of α-tocopherol or isomers of conjugated linoleic acid. This survey-based study compares milk from three producti ...