Table 1: Composition of basal and experimental diets. Experimental diets are Basal diet plus Hibiscus sabdariffa ethanol calyx extract (Diet formulated according to AIN-93 G formulation)

IngredientBasal diet (g)

Cornstarch35.5
Casein20.0
Dextrinized cornstarch13.2
Sucrose10.0
Cellulose5.0
Mineral mix AING-93 G3.5
Vitamin mix AING-93 G1.0
L-Cysteine0.30
Choline bitartrate0.25
Ter-butylhydroquinone0.014
Lard10.0
Cholesterol1.0
Cholic acid0.25