Table 1

Fatty acid composition of the intervention oils

Sunflower oilPalm oil
8:00.020.02
10:00.020.04
12:00.050.31
14:00.081.1
16:06.247.5
16:10.080.16
18:04.14.2
18:123.837.2
18:2 n-665.38.9
18:3 n-30.080.23
20:00.260.32
20:3 n-6
20:4 n-6
20:5 n-3
22:6 n-3
Total SFAs10.753.5
Total MUFAs23.937.4
Total PUFAs65.49.2
  • Fatty acids are reported as a percentage of all fatty acids assessed by gas chromatography.

  • MUFA, monounsaturated fatty acid.