Table 2

Nutrient and fatty acid composition of the high fat formula combine 72% MCFA and 22% n-3 LCPUFA without LCFA and placebo

Composition

Test Formula

Placebo Formula


Macronutrients (per 100 ml):

gram

kcal

energy%

gram

kcal

energy%


Protein

7.5

30.0

19.5

7,5

30.0

19.5

Carbohydrates

9.4

37.6

25.0

9.4

37.6

25.0

Fat 1

9.2

82.8

55.5

9.2

82.8

55.5


Cholesterol

> 0.001

-


Total enegy

150.4

100

150.4

100


Fibre

2.0

-

-

2.0

-

-


Specific Fatty Acids (wt%)


C 8:0

44.8

1.0

C 10:0

27.3

0.6

C 14:0

0.2

0.8

C 16:0 palmitic acid

0.8

29.6

C 16:1 n-7

0.2

0.1

C 17:0

0.1

0.1

C 17:1 n-7

0.1

-

C 18:0 stearic acid

0.2

4.3

C 18:1 n-9 oleic acid

0.9

33.4

C 18:2 n-6 linoleic acid

2.1

27.9

C 18:3 n-6 γ-linolenic acid

0.1

-

C 18:3 n-3 α-linolenic acid

0.4

0.3

C 18:4 n-3

1.0

-

C 20:4 n-6 arachidonic acid

0.8

-

C 20:5 n-3 eicosapentaenoic acid

14.4

-

C 22:4 n-6

0.1

-

C 22:5 n-3

0.1

-

C 22:6 n-3 docosahexaenoic acid

5.6

-

C24:0

-

0.1


1 fatty acids with C 6–8 carbon atoms length = 8.3 kcal/g; fatty acids with C16–18 carbon atoms length = 9.2 kcal/g : 1 kcal difference between test and placebo and 50 kcal difference/day

Beermann et al. Lipids in Health and Disease 2003 2:10   doi:10.1186/1476-511X-2-10

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