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Table 2 Nutrient and fatty acid composition of the high fat formula combine 72% MCFA and 22% n-3 LCPUFA without LCFA and placebo

From: Short term effects of dietary medium-chain fatty acids and n-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids on the fat metabolism of healthy volunteers

Composition Test Formula Placebo Formula
Macronutrients (per 100 ml): gram kcal energy% gram kcal energy%
Protein 7.5 30.0 19.5 7,5 30.0 19.5
Carbohydrates 9.4 37.6 25.0 9.4 37.6 25.0
Fat 1 9.2 82.8 55.5 9.2 82.8 55.5
Cholesterol > 0.001    -   
Total enegy   150.4 100   150.4 100
Fibre 2.0 - - 2.0 - -
Specific Fatty Acids (wt%)       
C 8:0 44.8    1.0   
C 10:0 27.3    0.6   
C 14:0 0.2    0.8   
C 16:0 palmitic acid 0.8    29.6   
C 16:1 n-7 0.2    0.1   
C 17:0 0.1    0.1   
C 17:1 n-7 0.1    -   
C 18:0 stearic acid 0.2    4.3   
C 18:1 n-9 oleic acid 0.9    33.4   
C 18:2 n-6 linoleic acid 2.1    27.9   
C 18:3 n-6 γ-linolenic acid 0.1    -   
C 18:3 n-3 α-linolenic acid 0.4    0.3   
C 18:4 n-3 1.0    -   
C 20:4 n-6 arachidonic acid 0.8    -   
C 20:5 n-3 eicosapentaenoic acid 14.4    -   
C 22:4 n-6 0.1    -   
C 22:5 n-3 0.1    -   
C 22:6 n-3 docosahexaenoic acid 5.6    -   
C24:0 -    0.1   
  1. 1 fatty acids with C 6–8 carbon atoms length = 8.3 kcal/g; fatty acids with C16–18 carbon atoms length = 9.2 kcal/g : 1 kcal difference between test and placebo and 50 kcal difference/day