High proportions of n-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids in mature milk of mothers in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.

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serval:BIB_6123A82D3440
Type
Article: article from journal or magazin.
Collection
Publications
Title
High proportions of n-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids in mature milk of mothers in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.
Journal
Acta Paediatrica
Author(s)
Rocquelin G., Kiffer J., Tapsoba S., Bouda C.
ISSN
0803-5253
Publication state
Published
Issued date
2001
Volume
90
Number
4
Pages
450-452
Language
english
Abstract
Milk from 101 mothers living in Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) showed a mean lipid content of 33.42 g/l and a fatty acid composition strongly related to the mothers' dietary habits: high proportions of linoleic acid (19.80%), n-6 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (1.90%), and 8:0-14:0 saturated fatty acids (26.94%). Conclusion: The proportions of alpha-linolenic acid (0.45%) and n-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (0.44%) were low. The 18:2/18:3 and n-6/n-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids ratios (53:1 and 5:1, respectively) were well above recommendations.
Keywords
Adolescent, Adult, Burkina Faso, Dietary Fats, Unsaturated, Fatty Acids, Omega-6, Fatty Acids, Unsaturated, Female, Humans, Middle Aged, Milk, Human
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