Table 1

Characteristics of the diets used in the study

Calories from macronutrients (%)
Type of dietCaloric content (kcal/g)FatCarbohydrateProtein
Chow (A03; SAFE)3.2 146125
HFD (D12492; Research Diets)5.24 60a2020
VHFD (D11111601; Research Diets)6.1 80b516
  • a40% from saturated fatty acids.

  • b50% from saturated fatty acids.