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Table 1 Composition of diets used for weight loss

From: Obesity-related metabolic dysfunction in dogs: a comparison with human metabolic syndrome

Criterion HPHF diet HPMF diet
ME content* 2900 Kcal/kg 3275 Kcal/kg
Moisture 9.0 9.0
  Per 100 g DM g/1000 Kcal (ME) Per 100 g DM g/1000 Kcal (ME)
Moisture 8 28 9 27
Crude protein 30 103 34 104
Crude fat 10 34 10 31
Crude fibre 17.5 60 11.5 35
Total dietary fibre 28 97 18.5 56
Ash 5.3 18 7.9 24
Fibre sources Cellulose, beet pulp, FOS, psyllium husk, diet cereals Cellulose, beet pulp, diet cereals
  1. HPHF = High protein high fibre dietd. HPMF = High protein medium fibree. ME = Metabolisable energy content, as measured by animal trials according to the American Association of American Feed Control Officials protocols; DM = dry matter; FOS = fructo-oligo-saccharides.