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Table 1 Composition of experimental diets

From: Effect of stearidonic acid-enriched soybean oil on fatty acid profile and metabolic parameters in lean and obese Zucker rats

Ingredients( g/kg) CON FLAX FISH SDA
Casein, Sodium 200 200 200 200
L-Cystine 3 3 3 3
Corn Starch 240 240 240 240
Maltodextrin 75 75 75 75
Sucrose 100 100 100 100
Cellulose 50 50 50 50
Cocoa Butter, Deodorized 37.5 37.5 37.5 37.5
Coconut Oil 2.5 2.5 2.5 10.6
Flaxseed Oil 4.5 31.5 4.5 4.5
Menhaden Oil -- -- 53 --
Palm Oil, Deodorized 50 50 24 8.8
Safflower Oil 55.5 28.5 28.5 --
SDA Soybean Oil -- -- -- 88.6
Fatty acids composition * ( % of total fat )
ΣSFA 38.82 38.77 38.77 35.39
ΣMUFA 28.01 28.29 26.71 22.26
Σn3PUFA 1.83 11.93 13.65 23.11
    ALA[18:3] 1.83 11.93 2.32 9.24
    SDA[18:4] -- -- 1.01 13.87
    EPA[20:5] -- -- 4.78 --
    DHA[22:6] -- -- 4.18 --
Σn6PUFA 29.8 20.4 17.78 18.78
    LA[18:2] 29.8 20.4 17.1 15.1
    GLA[18:3] -- -- -- 3.68
    AA[20:4] -- -- 0.32 --
  1. Adapted from US17 Monsanto Diet (21% kcal protein, 44% kcal carbohydrate, 35% kcal fat) [28].
  2. Additional ingredients: t-BHQ, 0.03 g; mineral mix, 10 g; dicalcium phosphate, 13 g; calcium carbonate, 5.5 g; potassium citrate, 16.5 g; vitamin mix, 10 g; choline bitartrate, 2 g; alpha vitamin E acetate (500 IU/g), 0.13 g.
  3. *Fatty Acid Analysis provided by NP Analytical Labs (St. Louis, MO).