Table 3: Fatty acid composition (%) in edible vegetable oils*.

MyristicPalmiticPalmitoleicMargaricStearicOleicLinoleicArachidicLinolenicGadoleicBehenicLignoceric
C14:0C16:0C16:1C17:0C18:0C18:1 n-9C18:2 n-6C20:0C18:3 n-3C20:1 n-9C22:0C24:0

Almond oil0.02a6.73ab0.48a0.05ab1.78ab66.69ef23.9b0.11ab0.14aND0.070.03a
Wheat germ oil0.12ab21.1e0.12a0.09ab2.79abc15.84a53.0d1.73e4.68b0.24ab0.040.20ab
Sunflower oil0.05ab4.98a0.10a0.04ab3.24abc53.11d37.8c0.10ab0.28a0.04a0.030.22ab
Linseed oilND5.88ab0.03a0.02a3.10abc20.50ab15.0ab0.06ab55.2d0.04a0.050.10a
Walnut oil0.13bc8.02ab0.23a0.18ab4.64cd26.31b60.4de0.02a0.05a0.04a0.030.01a
Avocado oil0.14bc16.3d4.59b0.34b1.50a60.61de14.7ab0.36abcd0.73a0.09a0.110.50b
Sesame oilND9.82bc0.11a0.02a5.96d41.12c41.8c0.30abcd0.51a0.12a0.100.18ab
Grape seed oil0.05ab7.66ab0.03a0.11ab4.53cd17.65ab69.3e0.16abc0.33a0.02a0.040.13a
Soybean oil0.06ab9.17abc0.08a0.08ab3.81bc24.44ab54.0d0.05a8.03cND0.050.24ab
Pumpkin oil0.22c15.6d0.15aND3.38abc24.52ab54.7d0.64d0.43aND0.170.16ab
Olive oilND13.6cd0.50aND3.28abc75.40f5.50a0.55cd0.78a0.42bND0.03a
Argan oil0.12b12.7cd0.08a0.02a5.83d 45.59c34.6c0.40bcd0.35a0.17a0.050.07a

SEM0.00640.25750.02980.01730.11530.50240.52000.02330.16650.01520.00840.0183
value<0.0001<0.0001<0.00010.0070<0.0001<0.0001<0.0001<0.0001<0.0001<0.0001NS<0.001

*Values are expressed as means ± SEM.
a,b,c,d,e,fDifferent superscripts indicate significant differences between oils (one-way ANOVA followed by Tuckey test, ).
ND: not detected. NS: not significant ().