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Table 2 Food sources of ARA (% of the total ARA intake)a

From: Intake of arachidonic acid-containing lipids in adult humans: dietary surveys and clinical trials

Food group France [24] UK [25] USA [26] Japan [27] Korea [28]
Meats and poultry 50.3 62.3 43 22.5 28.4
Eggs 16.9 11.1 19 47.2 17.9
Fishes and seafoods 11.1 4.9 9 11.1 12.2
Milk and dairy products 1.1 ndb nd 3.0 14.3
Sweet product 11.6 nd nd nd nd
Plant origin
 Cereals, fruit and vegetable 2.9 nd nd nd nd
 Potato, rice and pasta nd 7.1 nd nd nd
 Nuts 0.0 nd 9 nd nd
  1. Total of each percentage does not reach 100% due to lack of the minor contributors
  2. aOriginal data are classified to the nearest food group
  3. bnd not described