Skip to main content

Table 2 Percentage of the main fatty acid (FA) measured in the coconut oil and butter.

From: Long term highly saturated fat diet does not induce NASH in Wistar rats

  % Coconut oil butter
Saturated FA   86.5 51.3
  10:0 6 2.5
  12:0 44.6 2.5
  14:0 16.8 7.4
  16:0 8.2 21.7
  18:0 2.8 10
Monounsaturated FA   5.8 21
  18:1 5.8 20
Polyunsaturated FA   1.8 3
  18:2 1.8 2.7
  18:3 0 0.3
Cholesterol   0 0.2
  1. Oil composition was extracted from the USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference. Values are in g/100 g.