Table 2

Fatty acid composition of the test fats and test meals1
Fatty acid Test Oils (% total fat1) Test Diets (% total en2)
POL AHA PCAN POL AHA PCAN
C12:0 0.25 0.11 nd nd 0.12 0.1
C14:0 0.84 0.39 0.21 nd 0.45 0.38
C16:0 37.07 20.94 10.56 38.62 22.01 13.49
C16:1n7 0.08 0.07 nd nd 0.05 0.07
C18:0 3.94 3.75 2.07 3.7 3.92 2.92
C18:1 44.86 40.1 58.09 46.08 40.42 55.22
C18:2 11.03 27.93 18.77 11.6 26.15 18.07
C18:3 0.23 4.18 6.47 nd 3.65 5.1
SFA 42.22 25.88 14.05 42.32 27.16 17.89
PUFA 11.38 32.25 25.5 11.6 30.01 23.6
MUFA 45.1 40.29 58.27 46.08 41.15 56.28
P/S 0.27 1.25 1.81 0.27 1.10 1.32

1 values reported as percent of total fat in the meal.

2 % total en = as percent energy of total fat in the meal.

POL Palm olein, AHA Soybean-Palm olein blend, PCAN Rapeseed-Palm olein blend, nd not detectable, SFA saturated fatty acid, MUFA monounsaturated fatty acid, PUFA polyunsaturated fatty acid, nd not detectable, P/S ratio polyunsaturated/saturated fatty acid ratio.

Karupaiah and Sundram

Karupaiah and Sundram Nutrition Journal 2013 12:122   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-12-122

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