Table 5

Fatty acid composition (%) of subcutaneous fat (adipose) tissue of pigs after 12 weeks of feeding lard, natural palm oil (NPO), chemically modified palm oil (CPO) and enzymatically modified palm oil (EnPO) diets*

Lard

NPO

CPO

EnPO

Female

Male

SEM Diet

SEM Sex


12:0

0.07

0.07

0.11

0.08

0.11

0.07

0.07

0.04

14:0

1.53b

1.10a

1.06a

1.23ab

1.20

1.26

0.16

0.14

16:0

27.3b

22.5a

24.8ab

26.5ab

25.3

25.3

2.74

2.62

16:1

1.29

1.14

0.94

1.07

1.11

1.10

0.24

0.23

18:0

11.6b

8.75a

9.58ab

9.98ab

9.71

10.3

1.36

0.90

18:1

39.9a

50.2b

48.4ab

44.5ab

46.2

45.3

4.84

3.91

18:2

16.2

15.1

13.9

15.3

14.8

15.4

1.65

1.52

18:3

0.75

0.59

0.48

0.54

0.63

0.56

0.13

0.11

Total SFA

41.4b

32.7a

35.9ab

38.3ab

36.8

37.3

3.30

2.47

Total MUFA

41.2a

51.3b

49.4ab

45.6ab

47.4

46.4

4.75

3.95

Total PUFA

17.4

15.9

14.6

16.1

15.9

16.3

1.76

1.63


*Means are average of 10 observations for treatments and 20 observations for sexes. Data presented as mean ± SEM.

a,b,cMeans with different superscripts between dietary treatments differ significantly at P < 0.05.

Abbreviations: SFA, saturated fatty acids; MUFA, monounsaturated fatty acids; PUFA, polyunsaturated fatty acids.

Ponnampalam et al. Nutrition Journal 2011 10:53   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-10-53

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