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Table 5 Composition of the experimental diets

From: Effects of apples and specific apple components on the cecal environment of conventional rats: role of apple pectin

Ingredients (g/kg feed) Control Whole raw apple (10 g/rat/day)c Apple puree (10 g/day/rat)c Apple juice (8 ml/rat/day)c Apple pomace (0.5 g/rat/day) Pectin low (0.33%) Pectin medium (3.3%) Pectin high (7%)
Apple pomace 0 0 0 0 35 0 0 0
Apple pectin 0 0 0 0 0 3.3 33 70
Na-caseinate 200 232 232 232 200 200 200 200
Sucrose 100 60 0 0 100 100 100 100
Cornstarch 456 465 525 497 421 453 423 386
Soybean oil 70 80 80 80 70 70 70 70
Corn oil 80 92 92 92 80 80 80 80
Cellulose 50 22 22 50 50 50 50 50
Mineral mixturea 32 37 37 37 32 32 32 32
Vitamin mixtureb 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12
  1. a: Containing in mg/kg diet: 2500 Ca; 1600 P; 3600 K; 300 S; 2500 Na; 1500 Cl; 600 Mg; 34 Fe; 30 Zn; 10 Mn; 0.20 I; 0.15 Mo; 0.15 Se; 2.5 Si; 1.0 Cr; 1.0 F; 0.5 Ni; 0.5 B; 0.1 B; 0.1 V; 0.07 Co.
  2. b: Containing in mg/kg diet: 5000 (IU) vitamin A; 1000 (IU) vitamin D3; 50 (IU) vitamin E; 5 thiamin; 6 riboflavin; 8 pyridoxol; 2 folic acid; 0.3 D-biotin; 0.03 vitamin B-12; 20 pantothenate; 2600 cholinhydrogentartrat; 400 inositol; 40 nicotinic acid; 1 phylloquinone; 40 p-aminobenzoic acid; 1000 methionine; 2000 L-cystine.
  3. c: Amount which is given in addition to the diet