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Table 3 Dietary data post supplementation (+ 3 g of n-3 supplementation) of participants completed EIMD, independent sample t-test comparison between N-3 and Placebo group

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) 2574.57 (± 928.64) 2653.43 (± 794.99) 2495.71 (± 1105.43) 0.765
CHO (g) 305.64 (± 134.93) 293.50 (± 68.18) 317.78 (± 185.62) 0.751
Protein (g) 109.79 (± 32.36) 104.06 (± 26.08) 115.52 (± 38.89) 0.529
Fat (g) 92.84 (± 37.37) 104.33 (± 38.87) 81.35 (± 34.74) 0.266
n-3 (g) 2.82 (± 1.92) 3.87 (± 1.90) 1.78 (± 1.34) 0.036*
n-6 (g) 8.47 (± 5.41) 8.65 (± 5.83) 8.29 (± 5.42) 0.906
n-6/n-3 ratio 4.65 (± 3.80) 3.19 (± 3.18) 6.12 (± 4.03) 0.157
  1. *Significant level, p < .05; 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