Table 3

Fatty Acid Composition (%) of Plasma Triacylglycerol

Fatty acid

Test diets


POL1

PHSO2

IE3


14:0

1.4 ± 0.5a

1.4 ± 0.4b

1.1 ± 0.4a,b

16:0

29.5 ± 2.9a,b

27.2 ± 2.8a

26.6 ± .1.8b

16:1n7

3.8 ± 1.1

3.6 ± 1.4

3.5 ± 1.0

18:0

3.3 ± 0.8a

3.4 ± 0.5b

5.3 ± 2.4a,b

18:1

43.4 ± 4.2a,b

37.1 ± 3.0a,c

40.3 ± 3.3b,c

t18:1n9

nd

2.8 ± 0.6

nd

t18:1n11

nd

0.8 ± 0.3

nd

18:2

16.1 ± 4.4a,b

20.6 ± 5.1a

20.1 ± 2.8b

18:3

0.7 ± 0.4a

1.2 ± 0.5a,b

0.7 ± 0.2b

20:4n6

0.9 ± 0.3

1.0 ± 0.3

0.9 ± 0.2

22:6

1.3 ± 0.7

1.7 ± 0.7

1.3 ± 0.6


Values are means ± SD (n = twice per rotation)

1POL, palm olein; 2PHSO, partially hydrogenated soybean oil; 3IE, interesterified fat (see text for details of fat composition)

a,b,c means with common superscripts differ, p < 0.05; nd = not detectable.

Sundram et al. Nutrition & Metabolism 2007 4:3   doi:10.1186/1743-7075-4-3

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