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Table 4 Diet composition (research diets)

From: A 72-hour high fat diet increases transcript levels of the neuropeptide galanin in the dorsal hippocampus of the rat

Diet Control High fat diet
Catalog number D12450B D12451
Form Pelleted Pelleted
Macronutrients (kcal%)
 Total fat 10 45
 Soybean oil 5.5 5.5
 Lard 4.4 39.4
 Protein 20 20
 Carbohydrate 70 35
 Cholesterol 167.8 mg/kcal 54.4 mg/kcal
 Total kcal/gm 3.85 4.73
Fat and carbohydrate content (kcal%)
 Soybean Oil 5.55 5.55
 Lard 4.44 39.3
 Corn Starch 31.1 7.17
 Maltodextrin 10 3.45 9.86
 Sucrose 34.5 17.0
  1. Description of diets provided to rats for the duration of the study (n = 10/diet).