Table 6

Fatty acid concentration (mg/100 ml serum) of serum phospholipids at baseline and post-intervention in persons eating chickens fed soybean oil supplement (SO) and rapeseed and linseed oil supplement (RLO)
SO group (n = 23) RLO group (n = 23) P§ P
Baseline Post-intervention Baseline Post-intervention
Mean SEM Mean SEM Mean SEM Mean SEM
C14:0 0.42 0.03 0.39 0.03 0.43 0.04 0.46 0.03 0.889 0.158
C15:0 0.26 0.01 0.24 0.01 0.28 0.01 0.28 0.01 0.192 0.033
C16:0 33.99 1.47 33.49 1.60 33.73 1.23 31.87 1.20 0.889 0.423
C16:1,n-7 0.79 0.08 0.72 0.07 0.67 0.06 0.65 0.06 0.224 0.449
C18:0 15.34 0.58 15.00 0.62 15.30 0.50 14.53 0.56 0.958 0.576
C18:1,c9 11.64 0.50 10.82 0.63 10.75 0.55 10.56 0.54 0.238 0.757
C18:2,n-6 (LA) 22.90 0.76 23.00 0.86 23.96 0.88 22.89 0.91 0.368 0.932
C18:3,n-3 (ALA) 0.31 0.03 0.27 0.02 0.31 0.03 0.40 0.03 0.912 0.001
C20:4,n-6 (AA) 9.72 0.61 11.59 0.65 10.40 0.48 10.63 0.45 0.386 0.234
C20:5,n-3 (EPA) 1.20 0.13 0.92 0.08 1.23 0.10 1.40 0.10 0.860 0.001
C22:5,n-3 (DPA) 1.04 0.07 1.04 0.06 1.04 0.06 1.18 0.07 0.944 0.128
C22:6,n-3 (DHA) 5.74 0.44 5.44 0.38 5.26 0.31 5.04 0.26 0.382 0.395

§Significance in mean values between groups at baseline.

¶ Significance in mean values between groups after the 4 week intervention period.

Haug et al.

Haug et al. Lipids in Health and Disease 2012 11:104   doi:10.1186/1476-511X-11-104

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