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Table 2 Fatty acid composition of the test butter from mountain-pasture grazing cows and from conventionally fed cows

From: Effects of butter from mountain-pasture grazing cows on risk markers of the metabolic syndrome compared with conventional Danish butter: a randomized controlled study

  % fatty acid of total fatty acid
  Grazing Conventional
  % wt
C4:0 1.0 0.8
C6:0 1.3 1.4
C8:0 1.0 1.1
C10:0 2.2 2.8
C12:0 2.6 3.4
C14:0 9.4 11.0
C14:1 0.7 1.0
C15:0 0.9 1.1
C16:0 24.4 31.0
C16:1 n-7 1.2 1.6
C20:0 (phytanic acid) 0.4 0.2
C17:0 0.6 0.5
C17:1 0.2 0.2
C18:0 15.1 11.1
C18:1 t-11 2.5 1.7
C18:1 n-9 25.8 21.5
C18:1 n-7 0.4 0.9
c- 9 t- 11 CLA 0.7 0.6
C18:2 n-6 1.5 1.8
C18:3 n-3 0.9 0.6
n-6:n-3 ration 1.6 2.9
Total SFA 58.9 64.4
Total UFA 33.9 30.0
Total MUFA 30.8 27.0
Total PUFA 3.2 3.0