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Table 1 Fatty acid composition of three oils studieda

From: The effects of canola and olive oils consumption compared to sunflower oil, on lipid profile and hepatic steatosis in women with polycystic ovarian syndrome: a randomized controlled trial

Variable Sunflower oil Canola oil Olive oil
SFA (%) Palmitic Acid 6.75 5.55 13.78
Stearic Acid 3.18 2.42 3.09
TOTAL 11.39 9.26 17.55
N-9 MUFA (%) Oleic Acid 27.52 59.62 68.93
TOTAL 27.70 61.39 69.22
N-6 PUFA (%) Linoleic Acid 60.51 21.21 11.13
TOTAL 60.71 21.31 11.20
N-3 PUFA (%) Linolenic Acid 0.09 7.23 0.63
TOTAL 0.33 7.37 0.63
n-6/n-3 PUFA 183.96 2.89 17.77
  1. aMUFA Monounsaturated Fatty Acid, SFA saturated fatty acid