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Effect of Carbohydrate: Protein: Fat ratio on Energy expenditure
To study the effect of diets differing in ratio of Carbohydrate: Protein: Fat
(ADA, Atkins, Ornish, Low protein, ketogenic, and zone) on energy expenditure.
Applicable research area(s): Metabolism
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This animal belongs to the control group for the experiment.
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Experimental Factor: Mouse Diet
ADA diet (20% fat, 20% protein, 60% carbohydrate); caloric density= 3.85 kcal/g
Atkins diet (55% fat, 30% protein, 15% carbohydrate); caloric density= 4.79 kcal/g
Ketogenic diet (90% fat, 10% protein, 0.7% carbohydrate); caloric density= 6.53 kcal/g
low carbohydrate diet (70%fat, 20% protein, 10% carbohydrate); caloric density=5.61 kcal/g
Low protein(15% fat, 10% protein, 75% carbohydrate); caloric density= 3.77 kcal/g
Zone diet (30% fat, 35% protein, 35% carbohydrate); caloric density= 4.03 kcal/g
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fat body mass
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heat (Dark Period)
carbon dioxide production
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energy intake (Light Period)
food intake - light
food intake (Dark Period)
food intake - dark
energy intake (avg 24 hr)
energy intake avg 24
energy intake (Ligth Period)
energy intake -light
energy intake (Dark Period)
energy intake - dark
Activity 24h (total x-axis)
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Activity 24h (x-amb)
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Activity 24h total z
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