Evaluation of the composition of omega-3 fatty acids in dietary oil supplements.

@article{Hamilton2010EvaluationOT,
  title={Evaluation of the composition of omega-3 fatty acids in dietary oil supplements.},
  author={K. D. Hamilton and P. Brooks and M. Holmes and J. Cunningham and F. Russell},
  journal={Nutrition \& Dietetics},
  year={2010},
  volume={67},
  pages={182-189}
}
Aim:  The aim of the present study was to determine the fatty acid composition of 19 dietary oil supplements that are commercially available in Australia, comparing findings with manufacturers' reported omega-3 fatty acid content. Methods:  Fifteen fish oil supplements and four non-fish oil supplements were obtained from Australian retail stores. Fatty acids were derivatised, and fatty acid methyl esters were quantitated using classical GC-flame ionisation detection methods. Composition… Expand
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