Table 2: Fatty acid composition of soybean-oil diet (SOD) and shortening diet (SHD).

Fatty acidSODSHD
%wt%wt

Saturated
 12:0n.d. 1.1
 14:00.1 0.7
 16:011.418.5
 18:0n.d.6.1
 20:00.40.3
Total11.926.7

Monounsaturated
 18:128.940.6
Total28.940.6

Polyunsaturated
 18:2 (n-6)52.56.4
 18:3 (n-3) 6.30.1
 n-6/n-3 8.364
Trans fatty acid
 18:1 trans n.d.25.3
 18:2 (n-6) trans n.d.0.8
Total n.d.26.1

Unknown 0.40.8