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Table 1 Mean composition of the MCT30% and MCT6% fat spread per daily serving (2 × 15 g)1

From: Effect of a fat spread enriched with medium-chain triacylglycerols and a special fatty acid-micronutrient combination on cardiometabolic risk factors in overweight patients with diabetes

  MCT30% MCT6%
Energy (kcal) 176 176
Carbohydrates (g) 0 0
Protein (g) 0 0
Fat (g) 19.5 19.5
Fatty acids   
   SAFA (g) 8.7 7.2
   - MCT (g) 6.0 1.2
   - SAFA without MCT (g) 2.7 6.0
   MUFA (g) 6.9 8.1
   - Oleic acid (g) 6.6 7.8
   PUFA (g) 3.9 4.2
   - LA (g) 2.88 3.1
   - ALA (g) 0.87 0.9
   - EPA (g) 0.15 0.15
   - DHA (g) 0.09 0.09
   Trans fatty acids (g) 0.12 0.09
Cholesterol (g) 0.006 0.006
Micronutrients   
   Vitamin A (μg RE) 240 240
   Vitamin B1(mg) 0.45 0.45
   Vitamin B2 (mg) 0.48 0.48
   Nicotinic acid (mg) 4.95 4.95
   Vitamin B6 (mg) 0.48 0.48
   Folic acid (μg) 120 120
   Vitamin B12 (μg) 1.95 1.95
   Vitamin D3 (μg) 1.8 1.8
   Vitamin E (mg) 3.3 3.3
   Sodium (g) 0.002 0.002
   Chrome (mg) 0.015 0.015
   Manganese (mg) 0.6 0.6
  1. 1 abbreviations used: ALA, alpha-linolenic acid; EPA, eicosapentaenoic acid; DHA, docosahexaenoic acid; LA, linolenic acid; MCT, medium-chain triacylglycerols; MUFA, monounsaturated fatty acids; PUFA, polyunsaturated fatty acids; RE, retinol equivalent; SAFA, saturated fatty acids