Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism / 2013 / Article / Tab 2

Clinical Study

A Single Consumption of High Amounts of the Brazil Nuts Improves Lipid Profile of Healthy Volunteers

Table 2

Fatty acids composition of the Brazil nut.

Fatty acidsg/100 gSD

AGS
 C14:00.030.00
 C16:010.490.31
 C17:00.090.04
 C18:08.520.26
 C22:00.040.00

Total19.160.12

MUFA
 C16:10.280.02
 C18:1n9 cis28.611.52
 C20:10.050.00

Total28.940.51

PUFA
 C18:2n6 cis26.251.07
 C18:3n60.240.01
 C18:3n30.060.01

Total26.550.36

MUFA: monounsaturated fatty acids; PUFA: polyunsaturated fatty acids; SFA: saturated fatty acids.

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