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Table 1 Chemical Composition of HAD and Rations including Amaranth Oil

From: Amaranth oil application for coronary heart disease and hypertension

Indices HAD Amaranth Oil (3 g/day) Amaranth Oil (6 g/day) Amaranth Oil (12 g/day) Amaranth Oil (18 g/day)
Proteins, g 75 75 75 75 75
Fats, g 60 60 60 60 60
Carbohydrates, g 190 190 190 190 190
Caloricity, kcal 1600 1600 1600 1600 1600
Fatty acids:
Unsaturated fatty acids 22.831 23.217 23.502 24.173 24.844
C 14:0 5.054 5.062 5.065 5.076 5.087
C 15:0 0.164 0.164 0.172 0.18 0.188
C 16:0 11.844 12.646 12.523 13.202 13.881
C 17:0 0.288 0.318 0.35 0.412 0.474
C 18:0 5.062 4.682 5.007 4.952 4.897
C 20:0 0.231 0.297 0.222 0.213 0.204
C 22:0 0.188 0.048 0.163 0.138 0.113
Monounsaturated fatty acids, g 21.423 22.515 21.285 21.147 21.009
C 14:1 0.455 0.455 0.455 0.455 0.455
C 16:1 1.852 1.879 1.86 1.868 1.876
C 17:1 0.008 0.008 0.008 0.008 0.008
C 18:1 18.707 19.708 18.515 18.323 18.131
C 20:1 0.207 0.241 0.253 0.299 0.345
C 22:1 0.194 0.224 0.194 0.194 0.194
Polyunsaturated fatty acids 15.129 13.724 14.32 13.511 12.702
C 18:2 13.424 11.761 12.560 11.696 10.832
C 18:3 0.275 0.533 0.330 0.385 0.440
C 18:4 0.015 0.015 0.015 0.015 0.015
C 20:4 0.355 0.355 0.355 0.355 0.355
C 20:5 0.042 0.042 0.042 0.042 0.042
C 22:5 0.902 0.902 0.902 0.902 0.902
C 22:6 0.116 0.116 0.116 0.116 0.116
PUFAs ω-6/PUFAs ω-3 10.2 7.533 9.192 8.254 7.384
∑ PUFAs ω-3 1.575 1.608 1.405 1.460 1.515