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Table 1 The composition of the experimental diets.

From: Polyphenolic extract of lotus root (edible rhizome of Nelumbo nucifera) alleviates hepatic steatosis in obese diabetic db/db mice

Ingredients Control Lotus polyphenol
   %
Casein 20.0 20.0
Corn starch 15.0 15.0
Cellulose 5.0 5.0
Mineral mixture (AIN 76) 3.5 3.5
Vitamin mixture (AIN 76) 1.0 1.0
DL-Methionine 0.3 0.3
Choline bitartrate 0.2 0.2
Corn oil 5.0 5.0
Lotus root polyphenol - 0.5
Sucrose 50.0 49.5