International Journal of Vascular Medicine / 2012 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

A Diet Enriched in Docosahexanoic Acid Exacerbates Brain Parenchymal Extravasation of Apo B Lipoproteins Induced by Chronic Ingestion of Saturated Fats

Table 1

Dietary composition.

SFA dietLF dietDHA diet

Calculated nutritional parameters (%)
 Protein13.613.613.6
 Total fat20.3420.3
 Crude fibre4.74.74.7
 Acid detergent Fibre4.74.74.7
 Digestible energy18.8 MJ/kg15.1 MJ/kg18.8 MJ/kg
 % Digestible energy from lipids40n/a40
 % Digestible energy from protein15n/a15

Calculated fat composition (%)
 Myristic acid 14:00.05Trace0.54
 Pentadecanoic acid 15:00.01n/a0.16
 Palmitic acid 16:05.160.23.26
 Megaric acid 17:00.05n/a0.18
 Stearic acid 18:07.310.10.92
 Arachidic acid 20:00.24n/a0.06
 Behenic acid 22:00.04n/a0.05
 Tetracosanoic acid 24:00.03n/a0.05
 Palmitoleic acid 16:10.05Trace0.66
 Heptadecenoic acid 17:10.01n/a0.10
 Oleic acid 18:1 n96.622.42.25
 Gadoleic acid 20:10.01n/a0.18
 Lenoleic acid 18:2 n60.670.80.23
 a Linolenic acid 18:3 n30.050.40.09
 g Linolenic acid 18:3 n6Not detectedn/a0.08
 Arachadonic acid 20:4 n6Not detectedTrace0.46
 EPA 20:5 n3Not detectedTrace2.00
 DHA 22:6 n3Not detectedTrace8.22

The total fatty acid composition of SFA, LF, and DHA diets. Vitamin and mineral contents were balanced in all diets.

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