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Table 2 Study oil intake of the study subjectsa

From: Cardio-metabolic and immunological impacts of extra virgin olive oil consumption in overweight and obese older adults: a randomized controlled trial

  Control oil group Olive oil group  
Intake (N = 19) (N = 18) P *
Provided oil/spread (g/day) 41 ± 8 39 ± 7 0.34
Energy (Kcal/day) 338 ± 69 347 ± 61 0.41
Total fat (g/day) 38 ± 8 39 ± 7 0.41
Total SFA (g/day) 11 ± 2 5 ± 1 <0.05
Total MUFA (g/day) 9 ± 2 29 ± 5 <0.05
Total PUFA (g/day) 17 ± 4 4 ± 1 <0.001
  1. Abbreviations: SFA saturated fatty acids, MUFA Monounsaturated fatty acids, PUFA Polyunsaturated fatty acids
  2. * P-value was obtained by unpaired t-test
  3. a Values are mean ± SEM