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Table 1 Macronutrient composition of study diets (g/100 g)

From: The long-term ingestion of a diet high in extra virgin olive oil produces obesity and insulin resistance but protects endothelial function in rats: a preliminary study

Component g/100 g Control diet EVOO Margarine
High-fat diet High-fat diet
Protein 23.0 17.25 17.25
Carbohydrate 48.7 36.53 36.53
Total fat 4.5 28.37 28.37
Fat from chow 4.5 3.37 3.37
EVOO - 25.0 -
Margarine - - 25.0
Fiber 6.0 4.5 4.5
Minerals 7.0 5.3 5.3
Vitamins 1.0 0.75 0.75
Moisture 10.0 7.5 7.5
  1. EVOO extra virgin olive oil.