basal diet

ba·sal di·et

1. a diet having a caloric value equal to the basal heat production and sufficient quantities of essential nutrients to meet basic needs;
2. in experiments in nutrition, a diet complete and adequate except for a single constituent (for example, a vitamin, mineral, or amino acid), the nutritional value of which is to be determined, is omitted for a period and the effects observed; the subject is observed for a second period during which the ingredient being studied is added to the diet.

ba·sal di·et

(bāsăl dīĕt)
Diet with a caloric value equal to the basal heat production and sufficient quantities of essential nutrients to meet basic needs.
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cliftonii meal at 10% and 20% inclusion levels compared with a 0% basal diet (Bansemer et al.
Positive and negative control groups were fed basal diet and basal diet with 0.
The mean values of serum sodium, potassium, uric acid, urea and creatinine were increased in chronic kidney disease group fed on basal diet containing 2% adenine (control positive) as compared to normal group fed on basal diet (control negative).
The 12 experimental diets (4 ingredients x 3 samples) were formulated by substituting the corn-soybean meal basal diet with 30% test ingredients.
To test this, multiparous beef cows were divided randomly into a control group (CON; n = 15) consuming ad libitum a diet containing 90% corn stover and 10% corn silage (DM basis) and a treatment group (SUP; n = 12) consuming the same basal diet and DDGS (0.
By cherry-36 used in hospital diets, daily rations of food standards and calorie and infant formula, as well as preventive meals for staff of the Hospital of the basal diet, which is a total of 77 250 person-days and mineral water in a quantity of 10 500 units.