Table 3

Results in the SA-tests following five weeks daily dietary supplementation with 3 g omega-3 from fish oil or a placebo product, respectively1
Treatments

SA-test

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Omega-3 Placebo
Fasting 77.39±2.57 75.28±2.79
45 min 80.84±1.92 79.97±2.29
95 min 81.16±2.02 81.43±1.90
145 min 81.73±1.77 81.62±2.08
Total (0-145min)2 322.5±7.80 318.3±8.78

1Data are given as means per treatment ± SEM, n = 36 at fasting (18 subject started with PUFA and 18 with placebo), n = 37 at the rest of the time points (19 subject started with PUFA and 18 with placebo) due to 2 and 1 subjects, respectively, performed the test incorrectly.

2 The total SA-test (test 1–4), p = 0.087 (ANOVA). The statistical calculations for the total SA-test is based on n = 36, the number of subjects that performed all four tests.

Nilsson et al.

Nilsson et al. Nutrition Journal 2012 11:99   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-11-99

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