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Table 3 Nutrient intakes before and after n-3 PUFA supplementation (n = 208)

From: Association between polymorphisms in phospholipase A2 genes and the plasma triglyceride response to an n-3 PUFA supplementation: a clinical trial

Dietary Intakes Pre-supplementation Post-supplementation P-values*
  (includingn-3 PUFA supplements)
Energy (kcal) 2273 ± 590 2186 ± 566 0.006
Carbohydrate (g/d) 286.7 ± 78.9 263.4 ± 77.7 <0.0001
Protein (g/d) 97.8 ± 30.2 92.6 ± 29.6 0.002
Total fat (g/d) 84.5 ± 29.2 86.6 ± 29.8 0.44
SFA (g/d) 29.0 ± 12.0 25.4 ± 10.4 <0.0001
MUFA (g/d) 30.8 ± 11.8 29.6 ± 12.4 0.11
PUFA (g/d) 15.2 ± 6.6 17.1 ± 6.9 0.0002
  1. Values are means ± SD. p < 0.05. *p-values provided by a paired t-test.
  2. MUFA = monounsaturated fatty acids; PUFA = polyunsaturated fatty acids; SFA = saturated fatty acids.