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Table 1 Diet Composition

From: Dietary n-3:n-6 fatty acid ratios differentially influence hormonal signature in a rodent model of metabolic syndrome relative to healthy controls

  Unbalanced Diet Balanced Diet
Ingedient g/kg % g/kg %
Casein 200.0 20 200.0 20
DL-Methionine 3.0 0.3 3.0 0.3
Corn Starch 388.4 38.8 388.5 38.8488
Maltodextrin (Lo-Dex) 100.0 10 100.0 10
Sucrose 150.0 15 150.0 15
Fish Oil 4.3 0.43 43.7 4.37
Safflower Oil 55.7 5.57 16.3 1.63
Cellulose (Fiber) 47.0 4.7 47.0 4.7
Mineral Mix, AIN-93G-MX 35.0 3.5 35.0 3.5
Calcium Phosphate Dibasic 4.0 0.4 4.0 0.4
Vitamin Mix, AIN-93-VX 10.0 1 10.0 1
Choline Bitartrate 2.5 0.25 2.5 0.25
TBHQ (Antioxidant) 0.012 0.0012 0.012 0.0012
Totals (g/kg) 1000.0 100.0 1000.0 100.00
Diet %     
kcal/kg 3731.21   3731.21  
kcal/g 3.73   3.73  
kcal %     
Ca:P 1.61   1.61  
Fat Composition (g/kg) Unbalanced Diet Balanced Diet
SFA 6.79 15.85
MUFA 9.59 14.46
PUFA 44.78 27.66
18:2 42.97 13.37
18:3 0.10 0.81
20:5 0.53 5.33
22:6 0.47 4.73
n-6 43.07 14.37
n-3 1.43 14.26