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Table 2 Major components of the experimental diets

From: Dietary fat intake and age modulate the composition of the gut microbiota and colonic inflammation in C57BL/6J mice

Ingredients Normal diet (g/kg) High fat diet (g/kg)
Cornstarch 404 266.5
Dextrin 134.2 88.5
Sucrose 101.6 67.1
Fiber 50 50
Casein 198 240.4
L-cystine 3 3.7
Corn oil 12.44 45.36
Lard 49.76 181.44
Mineral mix 34.6 42.1
Vitamin mix 9.9 12
Choline bitartrate 2.5 3.1
tert-Butylhydroquinone 0.014 0.017
Total 1000.014 1000.217
Carbohydrate, % of energy 65.71 36.69
Protein, % of energy 19.30 19.30
Fat, % of energy 14.99 45.00
Total energy, kcal/kg 3728.30 4527.50
  1. (Modified from Reeves et al., 1993) [40]