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Table 2 Values for selected fatty acids and fatty acid calculated ratios* on Day 0 and Day 28, by treatment

From: A randomized clinical trial to determine the efficacy of manufacturers’ recommended doses of omega-3 fatty acids from different sources in facilitating cardiovascular disease risk reduction

Treatment Visit AA EPA DPA DHA EPA + DHA AA:EPA EPA + DPA + DHA ω-3 FA ω-6 FA ω-3:ω-6 ω-6:ω-3
rTG Day 0 12.217 ± 2.091 1.175 ± 0.438 1.344 ± 0.303 2.997 ± 0.672 4.172 ± 0.923 11.886 ± 4.901 5.516 ± 0.983 6.333 ± 1.063 43.156 ± 3.999 0.148 ± 0.029 7.022 ± 1.484
Day 28 11.666 ± 1.854 2.644 ± 0.717 1.595 ± 0.290 4.174 ± 0.657 6.818 ± 1.190 4.738 ± 1.523 8.418 ± 1.165 9.140 ± 1.239 40.530 ± 4.168 0.228 ± 0.043 4.516 ± 0.771
EE Day 0 11.550 ± 2.284 1.065 ± 0.367 1.356 ± 0.287 3.063 ± 0.844 4.128 ± 1.004 12.164 ± 4.938 5.487 ± 1.168 6.242 ± 1.193 41.911 ± 4.634 0.151 ± 0.034 6.991 ± 1.674
Day 28 11.235 ± 2.129 2.449 ± 0.858 1.544 ± 0.298 3.318 ± 0.763 5.767 ± 1.249 5.058 ± 1.783 7.311 ± 1.311 8.067 ± 1.289 40.339 ± 4.102 0.201 ± 0.033 5.103 ± 0.853
PL Day 0 11.57 ± 2.134 1.147 ± 0.463 1.352 ± 0.291 3.123 ± 0.759 4.269 ± 0.968 11.576 ± 5.007 5.628 ± 1.088 6.428 ± 1.203 42.300 ± 5.157 0.154 ± 0.036 6.784 ± 1.341
Day 28 11.316 ± 1.897 1.440 ± 0.487 1.502 ± 0.269 3.317 ± 0.728 4.756 ± 0.942 8.836 ± 3.449 6.258 ± 1.045 6.951 ± 1.075 40.849 ± 4.168 0.171 ± 0.030 6.002 ± 11.04
TG Day 0 11.698 ± 2.667 1.131 ± 0.426 1.446 ± 0.354 3.061 ± 0.763 4.192 ± 0.942 11.568 ± 4.508 5.638 ± 1.098 6.396 ± 1.137 41.791 ± 5.499 0.155 ± 0.029 6.687 ± 1.177
Day 28 11.345 ± 1.826 1.425 ± 0.465 1.460 ± 0.291 3.508 ± 0.640 4.932 ± 0.865 8.963 ± 4.037 6.388 ± 0.850 7.148 ± 1.007 41.088 ± 3.135 0.175 ± 0.032 5.872 ± 1.002
  1. *All values in % by weight, Mean ± Standard Deviation.