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Table 9 Allometric scaling of macronutrients in the US diet and the background diet of the mice used in this study based on caloric consumption

From: Allometric scaling of dietary linoleic acid on changes in tissue arachidonic acid using human equivalent diets in mice

  US Diet Rodent Diet
  %en; (g/d) %en; (HED, g/d)
Macronutrients   
Protein 16% 16%
Carbohydrate 50% 50%
Lipids 34% 34%
SFA 13% 13%
MUFA 14% 14%
PUFA 7% 7%
Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids   
18:2 n-6 6.3% 6.3% (14 g)
18:3 n-3 0.6% 0.6% (1.3 g)
20:4 n-6 0.07% 0.07% (155 mg)
20:5 n-3 0.034% 0.034% (75 mg)
22:6 n-3 0.054% 0.054% (125 mg)
  1. Abbreviations: HED, human equivalent dose.