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Table 1 Composition of experimental dietsb

From: Very low-carbohydrate, high-fat, weight reduction diet decreases hepatic gene response to glucose in obese rats

   Diet Group   
LF HF VLC LC HC
Diet numbera D10112401 D10112402 D10112403 D10112406 D10112404
Ingredients (g/kg of diet)
 casein 282.0 321.9 393.8 313.0 274.8
 L-cystine 4.2 4.8 5.9 4.6 4.1
 corn starch 386.3 10.1 60.4 234.2 503.4
 maltodextrin 10 117.5 157.2 0.0 0.0 0.0
 sucrose 0.0 62.9 0.0 0.0 0.0
 cellulose 94.0 62.9 67.7 61.1 91.6
 soybean oil 15.0 72.9 90.0 70.9 14.4
 lard 41.8 209.3 258.4 203.6 41.3
 high oleic acid safflower oil 5.6 26.4 32.6 25.7 5.2
Total minerals 42.3 56.6 88.6 80.1 60.0
Vitamin mix V10001 9.4 12.6 0 0 0
Vitamin mix V10001C 0 0 2 1.8 1.4
Choline bitartrate 1.9 2.5 2.6 2.4 1.8
Cholesterol (mg/kg of diet) 86.5 215.1 264 209.2 84.7
Energy (kcal/g) 3.8 5.1 5.3 4.9 3.7
% of Energy
 Carbohydrate 55 19 5 19 55
 Fat 15 55 65 55 15
 Protein 30 26 30 26 30
  1. aResearch Diets, New Brunswick NJ
  2. bLF lower-fat, HF high-fat, VLC very low-carbohydrate, LC low-carbohydrate, HC high-carbohydrate