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Table 2 Dietary data at baseline between N-3 and PLA groups

From: The effect of Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid supplementation on exercise-induced muscle damage

  Total
(n = 14)
N-3
(n = 7)
PLA
(n = 7)
P-value
Energy (Kcals) 2580.64 (± 789.39) 2664.71 (± 414.35) 2496.57 (± 1077.93) 0.707
CHO (g) 296.64 (± 83.62) 319.71 (± 59.15) 273.57 (± 102.02) 0.321
Protein (g) 109.11 (± 30.21) 108.64 (± 23.20) 109.57 (± 37.94) 0.957
Fat (g) 94.99 (± 46.12) 89.48 (± 28.06) 100.49 (± 61.23) 0.673
n-3 (g)a 1.56 (± 1.43) 1.41 (± 1.20) 1.70 (± 1.72) 0.949
n-6 (g)a 9.47 (± 7.42) 9.85 (± 6.59) 9.09 (± 8.69) 0.522
n-6/n-3 ratio 8.20 (± 4.91) 9.18 (± 4.81) 7.21 (± 5.18) 0.476
  1. Values are expressed as mean ± SD. N-3 omega-3 group, PLA placebo, CHO carbohydrates, n-3 omega-3 fatty acids, n-6 omega-6 fatty acids. aindicate Mann-Whitney U test