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Table 1 Fatty acid composition of diet and oils

From: Low fish oil intake improves insulin sensitivity, lipid profile and muscle metabolism on insulin resistant MSG-obese rats

Fatty acids (g/100 g of total fatty acids) Standard Diet Fish Oil Coconut Fat
12:0 1.2 ± 0.05 5.8 ± 0.6 30.8 ± 1.1
14:0 - - 16.1 ± 0.2
16:0 22.24 ± 2.6 20.9 ± 1.3 48.9 ± 1.1
16:1 n-7 - - -
18:0 3.1 ± 0.3 1.8 ± 0.3 1.9 ± 0.2
18:1 n-9 17.3 ± 0.4 9.1 ± 0.5 7.9 ± 0.2
18:2n-6 51.6 ± 2.4 2.4 ± 0.6 2.0 ± 0.2
18:3n-3 5.3 ± 0.5 - 0.9 ± 0.01
20:4n-6 0.2 ± 0.05 9.7 ± 0.1 -
20:5n-3 0.2 ± 0.04 20.9 ± 1.2 0.7 ± 0.06
22:6n-3 - 26.35 ± 3.1 -
  1. Summary of fatty acids profile of diet and oils.