Table 3

Fatty acid composition of dietary treatments (%).

Fatty acids

Palm oil

Tuna oil

Sunflower oil


14:0

1

3.1

nd

16:0

45

22.8

7

18:0

4

6.7

5

18:1 n-9

40

17.7

19

18:2 n-6

10

1.6

68

18:3 n-3

-

2.3

1

20:5 n-3

-

4.6

-

22:6 n-3

-

18.3

-

PV(mEq/Kg)

0.9

1.4

1.1


PV = Peroxide value. nd = not detected.

Maroufyan et al. Lipids in Health and Disease 2012 11:15   doi:10.1186/1476-511X-11-15

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