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Table 1 Source of nutrients

From: A low-protein diet exerts a beneficial effect on diabetic status and prevents diabetic nephropathy in Wistar fatty rats, an animal model of type 2 diabetes and obesity

Source of nutrients Standard diet (kcal%) Low protein diet (kcal%)
Cornstarch 35.5 54.1
Milk caseins 24.5 5.85
Granulated sugar 20 20
Corn oil 6 6
Avicel cellulose 3 3
Powdered cellulose 2 2
α-starch 1 1
Vitamin mix 1 1
Mineral mix 7 7
Composition of vitamin mix mg/100 g
Cornstarch 635.378
Choline chloride 300.000
Vitamin E (50%) 20.00
Inositol 15.00
para-aminobenzoic acid (PABA) 10.150
Nicotinic acid 10.150
Vitamin B12 (2%) 0.250
Calcium D-pantothenate 2.000
Vitamin A (100million IU/g) 1.2
Vitamin D3 (50million IU/g) 0.480
Vitamin B2 1.872
Vitamin B1 1.500
Vitamin B6 1.020
Biotin (2%) 0.5
Vitamin K3 0.3
Folate 0.2
Composition of mineral mix mg/100 g
KH2PO4 1730.00
CaHPO4・2H2O 1500.00
CaCO3 1355.40
MgSO4・7H2O 800.00
Cornstarch 800.00
NaCl 600.00
FeC6H5O7・nH2O 190.00
MnSO4・5H2O 15.40
2ZnCO3・3Zn(OH)2・H2O 6.0
Ca(IO3)2 1.54
CuSO4・5H2O 1.26
CoCl2・6H2O 0.40