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Table 2 Essential mineral concentrations of custom calcium-deficient diets

From: Bone mineral density and content during weight cycling in female rats: effects of dietary amylase-resistant starch

Diet Calcium μmol/g Copper μmol/g Iron μmol/g Magnesium μmol/g Manganese μmol/g Zinc μmol/g
ND 27.20 ± 0.44 0.094 ± 0.004 0.775 ± 0.018 21.39 ± 0.13 0.978 ± 0.020 0.577 ± 0.006
RS 26.70 ± 0.53 0.092 ± 0.001 0.736 ± 0.022 20.56 ± 0.21 0.923 ± 0.011 0.539 ± 0.007
NDWL 41.17 ± 0.88 0.136 ± 0.004 1.074 ± 0.007 34.14 ± 0.40 1.429 ± 0.010 0.809 ± 0.008
RSWL 37.92 ± 0.76 0.134 ± 0.002 1.043 ± 0.021 32.49 ± 0.18 1.372 ± 0.027 0.780 ± 0.008
AIN 76 129.7 0.094 0.63 20.6 1.07 0.55
Ratio:       
NDWL/ND 1.51 1.44 1.39 1.60 1.46 1.40
RSWL/RS 1.42 1.45 1.42 1.58 1.49 1.45
  1. ND = normal diet fed ad lib during periods of weight maintenance or weight gain
  2. RS = resistant starch diet fed ad lib during periods of weight maintenance or weight gain
  3. NDWL = normal diet fed during periods of weight loss
  4. RSWL = resistant starch diet fed during periods of weight loss
  5. AIN 76 = concentrations in the standard American Institute of Nutrition 1976 Rodent Diet
  6. Concentrations are mean ± SE N = 8 for all values