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Table 1 Component standard animal diet (chow diet) and high-fat diet

From: Expression profiling and analysis of some miRNAs in subcutaneous white adipose tissue during development of obesity

Composition of the diets (g/kg diets)Normal diet (chow diet)High-fat diet
Carbohydrates (corn starch)65%50%
Proteins (casein)23%23%
Fats (corn oil or beef tallow)6% (corn oil)20% (sheep tallow)
Fibers (cellulose )3%3%
Vitamins/minerals mixture1–4%1–4%