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EFA Data GSDL Dean Paul A Paul B Paul C Nigerians Minnesota Diet A Diet B Diet B38 Diet B30
 Ref Range Flax Perilla EPA Lands Lands Lands Lands
Omega 3 series      
LNA 0.10 - 0.40 0.71** 0.29 0.45 0.45 0.25 0.21 0.23 0.16 0.26 0.21
EPA 0.25 - 1.6 1.15 0.31 0.97 2.65 3.8 0.59 0.42 0.31 0.41 0.4
DPA 1.0 - 4.3 2.2 2.11 0.01 3.8 1.26 1.13 0.56 0.57 0.46 0.64
DHA 2.0 - 12.0 2.8* 4.17 6.68 5.5 8.11 3.59 1.84 2.34 2.03 1.84
Total % as Omega 3 3.0 - 13.0 6.86 6.88 8.11 12.4 13.42 5.52 3.05 3.38 3.16 3.09
Omega 6 series
LA 7.5 - 14.0 12 11.78 11.3 13.4 18.61 23.9 23.06 23.25 22.86 24.03
GLA 0.03 - 0.17 0.04* 0.02 0.07 0.04 0.08 0.12 0.18 0.08 0.09 0.15
Eicosadienoic                0.18 - 0.34 0.24 0.21 0.68   0.04 0.47 0.31 0.31 0.23 0.28
DGLA 0.95 - 2.0 1.57 0.94 1.73 1.4 2.45 3.41 2.23 2.37 1.8 1.98
AA 10.0 - 15.0 12 19.34 18.95 14 8.38 12.81 7.56 10.3 8.1 8.14
Docosatranoic                1.5 - 4.0 1.0* 3.71 3.85   0.44 1.36 0.25 0.37 0.34 0.28
Total % as Omega 6 24.0 - 32.5 26.85 36 36.58 28.84 30 42.07 33.59 36.68 33.42 34.86
EPA : AA Ratio 9.60% 1.60% 5.10% 18.90% 45.30% 4.60% 5.60% 3.00% 5.10% 4.90%
DGLA : AA Ratio 13.10% 4.90% 9.10% 10.00% 29.20% 26.60% 29.50% 23.00% 22.20% 24.30%
Total % as PolyUnsaturated 33.71 42.88 44.69 41.24 43.42 47.59 36.64 40.06 36.58 37.95
Omega 6 : 3 Long Tissue Ratio ? 82% 73% 56% 45% 75% 78% 80% 77% 78%
Omega 9 series
Trans elaidic 0.7 0.3 0.48 0.7
OA 11.0 - 17.0 18.0** 12.71 19.69 15 9.72 8.87 10.89 9.95 8.05 10.44
Eicosenoic 0.44 0.26 0.09 0.22 0.17 0.2 0.16 0.19
Euricic 0.03 0.02 0.08 0.01 0.08 0 0.07 0.09
Nervonic 0.8 - 3.6 7.8** 0.03 0.03 4 1.25 1.2
Total % as Omega 9 25.8 13.91 20.3 19 11.62 11 11.14 10.15 8.28 10.72
Saturated
Palmitic 17 - 25 21 20.55 17.27 18 26.34 21.05 34.25 32.99 37.54 32.62
Stearic 14 - 22 14* 16.81 17.75 14 11.95 12.52 14.2 13.15 13.49 14.69
Total % as Saturated 35 37.36 35.02 32 38.29 33.57 48.45 46.14 51.03 47.31
Totals 94.51 94.15 100.01 92.24 93.33 92.16 96.23 96.35 95.89 95.98
Oxidative
Stress
Data Units
Catechol <= 0.024 0.02 % recovery
2,3 DBHA < 0.0072 0.0036 % recovery
Urine Lipid Peroxides 3.0 - 9.0 21.4** nmol/mg
Reduced Glutathione >= 32 26** mg/dL
Glutathione Peroxidase 20.3 - 38.1 22.2* U/gHgb
Superoxide Dismutase 1610 - 2162 1395** U/gHgb
* Indicates a value close to boundary of reference range
** Indicates a value out of the reference range