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Table 1 Composition of the experimental diets (g/kg diet) a

From: Phenolic compounds from Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis L.) attenuate oxidative stress and reduce blood cholesterol concentrations in diet-induced hypercholesterolemic rats

Parameters (g/kg diet) Chow diet Hypercholesterolemic diet
Protein 220 220
Lipids 40 40
Fiber 80 80
Mineral mix* 100 100
Carbohydrates 560 560
Cholesterol 0 5
Cholic acid 0 2.5
  1. a Nuvilab® CR-1, Nuvital, BRA.
  2. *Mineral mix: Iron 50 mg; zinc 60 mg; copper 10 mg; iodine 2 mg; manganese 60 mg; selenium 0.05 mg; cobalt 1.50 mg.
  3. Vitamin Mixture provided the following amounts (per kg of diet): Vitamin A 12,000 UI; vitamin E 30 mg; vitamin K 3 mg; B vitamins 18 mg, niacin 60 mg; pantothenic acid 20 mg; folic acid 1 mg; biotin 0.05 mg, choline 600 mg.
  4. Diets were isoenergetic (15 MJ/kg of diet) and given in pellet form.