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Table 1 Fatty acid profile and nutrient content in each portion of fish and meat meals (mean weight 230 g) and n-3 supplements

From: The effects of fatty fish intake on adolescents’ nutritional status and associations with attention performance: results from the FINS-TEENS randomized controlled trial

Nutrients Fish meals Meat meals Supplementsd
Total fata 23.3 ± 9.1 19.3 ± 9.5 3.5
Proteina 24.8 ± 9.1 27.3 ± 7.7
LA (18:2n-6)b 3530.7 ± 1556.2 2753.1 ± 1453.4 35.1 ± 0.6
AA (20:4n-6)b 66.0 ± 36.6 51.3 ± 32.0 67.9 ± 1.1
EPA (20:5n-3)b 350.4 ± 456.2 7.3 ± 3.6 1079.6 ± 25.7
DPA (22:5n-3)b 91.7 ± 73.0 13.8 ± 6.5 119.1 ± 3.4
DHA (22:6n-3)b 603.2 ± 722.4 11.6 ± 12.0 743.8 ± 24.0
Sum n-3b 2100.6 ± 1688.1 434.6 ± 257.8 2138.5 ± 86.0
Sum n-6b 3738.1 ± 1557.4 2837.3 ± 1462.5 147.6 ± 1.8
Vitamin D3c 4.9 ± 2.7 < 0.1 ± 0.1
Iodinec 11.4 ± 20.3 5.9 ± 6.1
Seleniumc 16.8 ± 10.7 12.1 ± 4.5
  1. Abbreviations: AA arachidonic acid, LA linoleic acid, EPA eicosapentaenoic acid, DPA Docosapentaenoic acid, DHA docosahexaenoic acid, n-3 omega-3, n-6 omega-6
  2. ag/portion
  3. bmg/portion
  4. cμg/portion
  5. d1 portion = 7 capsules
  6. Data given as mean ± SD