Table 3—

Correlations between serum fatty acid composition and SI on three experimental diets in 25 healthy men and women

Fatty acidM dietS dietT diet
C12:0−0.54 (n = 5)0.23 (n = 12)−0.77 (n = 5)
C14:0−0.39−0.03−0.004
C16:0−0.35−0.36−0.04
C16:1−0.12−0.19−0.18
C18:00.360.120.36
C18:1cis−0.070.12−0.15
C18:1trans0.030.0020.08
C18:2 n-6−0.13−0.10−0.09
C18:3 n-60.440.110.14
C18:3 n-3−0.230.12−0.04
C20:3 n-60.13−0.33−0.12
C20:4 n-60.33−0.240.06
C22:10.470.080.32
C20:5 n-30.310.090.24
C22:5 n-30.370.150.43
C22:3 n-30.02−0.003−0.06
  • Data are Pearson correlation coefficients. SI data were log-transformed and adjusted for BMI prior to analysis.