Table 1

Nutrient composition of treatment diets
Ingredients (base diet) Amount (g/100 g diet)
Carbohydrate 63.3
Crude protein 20
Crude fat 3
Crude fibre 7.3
Calcium 0.9
Phosphorus 0.5
Test fat1 CTRL VHCL DHA TRF DTRF
Palm based product2 - 7.0 6.3 7.0 6.3
LONZA DHA3 - - 0.7 - 0.7
Total tocopherols (mg/kg) 5.1 23.9 33.8 294.4 301.8
Total tocotrienols (mg/kg) 0.4 56.0 55.9 705.8 698.3
Total Vit E (mg/kg) 5.5 79.9 89.7 1000.2 1000.1

1The base diet was added with 70 g/kg of the vehicle or 63 g/kg vehicle + 7 g/kg DHA.

2palm based product was used as a vehicle to carry DHA and TRF.

340-46% DHA by weight from Lonza Ltd.

Nagapan et al.

Nagapan et al. BMC Neuroscience 2013 14:77   doi:10.1186/1471-2202-14-77

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