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Research Article

Ameliorative Potential of Tamarindus indica on High Fat Diet Induced Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in Rats

Table 1

Composition of experimental diets.

FormulaNormal DietHFD-45% kcal
g%kcal%g%kcal%

Protein20.321.325.421.3
Carbohydrate68.171.640.033.7
Fat3.07.124.045.0
Total100100
kcal/g3.84.8

IngredientsNormal DietHFD-45% kcal
gkcalgkcal

Casein200800250.11000
L-Cystine3123.7515
Soybean oil3027037.5338
Lard00200.31803
Cornstarch438.59175497.65391
Maltodextrin132528165.1660
Sucrose100400125500
AIN-93 vitamin mix104012.550
AIN-93G mineral mix35043.80
Choline chloride1.4001.750
Cellulose50062.50
t-BHQ0.0100.050

Total1000380410004757

Diets were prepared according to the AIN-93G diet composition with slight modifications. Mineral mixture and vitamin mixture were as per AIN-93G recommendations.
AIN: American Institute of Nutrition; HFD: high fat diet, t-BHQ: Tert-butyl hydroquinone.