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Table 2 Fatty acid composition of corn oil and flaxseed oil

From: Flaxseed oil intake reduces serum small dense low-density lipoprotein concentrations in Japanese men: a randomized, double blind, crossover study

   Corn oil Flaxseed oil
Fatty acid   g/100 g
14:0 Myristic acid 0.1 0.1
16:0 Palmitic acid 12.0 5.2
16:1 Palmitoleic acid 0.2 0.1
17:0 Heptadecanoic acid 0.1 0.1
18:0 Stearic acid 2.0 3.8
18:1 Oleic acid 29.1 18.9
18:2n-6 Linoleic acid 54.5 16.2
18:3n-3 Alpha linolenic acid 0.9 54.9
20:0 Arachidic acid 0.5 0.2
20:1 Eicosenoic acid 0.3 0.2
20:2n-6 Eicosadienoic acid 0.0 0.1
22:0 Behenic acid 0.1 0.2
24:0 Lignoceric acid 0.2 0.0
n-6/n-3 ratio   60.6 0.3