Krill for human consumption: nutritional value and potential health benefits.

@article{Tou2007KrillFH,
  title={Krill for human consumption: nutritional value and potential health benefits.},
  author={Janet C. L. Tou and Jacek Jaczynski and Yi-Chen Chen},
  journal={Nutrition reviews},
  year={2007},
  volume={65 2},
  pages={63-77}
}
The marine crustacean krill (order Euphausiacea) has not been a traditional food in the human diet. Public acceptance of krill for human consumption will depend partly on its nutritive value. The aim of this article is to assess the nutritive value and potential health benefits of krill, an abundant food source with high nutritional value and a variety of compounds relevant to human health. Krill is a rich source of high-quality protein, with the advantage over other animal proteins of being… CONTINUE READING