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Table 1 Composition of diets (g/kg diet) fed to rats

From: Chromium picolinate and chromium histidinate protects against renal dysfunction by modulation of NF-κB pathway in high-fat diet fed and Streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats

Ingredients Regular Diet High Fat Diet
Casein 200.0 200.0
Starch 615.0 145.0
Sucrose - 150.0
Corn oil 80.0 -
Beef tallow - 400.0
Cellulose 50.0 50.0
Vitamin-Mineral Premix* 50.0 50.0
DL-Methionine 3.0 3.0
Choline cloride 2.0 2.0
Chromium, mg/kg 0.066 0.097
  1. *The vitamin-mineral premix provides the following (per kg): all-trans-retinyl acetate, 1.8 mg; cholecalciferol, 0.025 mg; all-rac-a-tocopherol acetate, 12,5 mg; menadione (menadione sodium bisulfate), 1.1 mg; riboflavin, 4.4 mg; thiamine (thiamine mononitrate), 1.1 mg; vitamin B-6, 2.2 mg; niacin, 35 mg; Ca-pantothenate, 10 mg; vitamin B-12, 0.02 mg; folic acid, 0.55 mg; d-biotin, 0.1 mg. manganese (from manganese oxide), 40 mg; iron (from iron sulfate), 12.5 mg; zinc (from zinc oxide), 25 mg; copper (from copper sulfate), 3.5 mg; iodine (from potassium iodide), 0.3 mg; selenium (from sodium selenite), 0.15 mg; choline chloride, 175 mg