Rodent Diet with 45% Calories from Fat is purified diet with refined ingredients, designed with similarities to Research Diets, Inc. formula D12451. Diets with 40-45% Calories from fat, which represents another popular diet pattern for diet-induced obesity. These diets have double or triple the amount of sucrose found in higher fat diets. High levels of simple carbohydrate such as sucrose and fructose may help to promote hypertriglyceridemia, insulin resistance and fatty liver.

In order to induce type 2 diabetes, pre-feeding a high-fat diet to induce a certain level of obesity and insulin resistance, followed by low-dose streptozotocin (STZ) may be an effective approach.

Please contact with our nutritionist before choosing a high-fat diet for your specific research.


Number XTHF45
Matching Species Rat/Mouse
Daily consumption Rats 20 to 25 g, mice 3 to 6 g
Control diet Rodent Diet with 10% Calories from Fat
Standard packing Vacuum packed and boxed
Storage Store at 4° or lower
Shelf-life Use within 6 months
Minimum order 5 kg
Deliveries Average lead time 10 working days
  Additional 2 working days for irradiated batches
Formula g/Kg
Casein 200.00
L-Cystine 3.00
Corn Starch 72.80
Maltodextrin 100.00
Soybean Oil 25.00
  Calcium Carbonate
  DiCalcium phosphate
  Potassium Citrate, 1H2O

Mineral Mix S10026 10.00
Vitamin Mix V10001 10.00
Choline Bitartrate 2.00
Red Food Color 0.05