Table 1

Macronutrient and dietary composition of provided calorie-reduced diets 1

Macronutrient composition

HF diet

LF diet


Energy (kcal)

1868 ± 106

1967 ± 93

Carbohydrate (% kcal)

5 ± 1

55 ± 2

Protein (% kcal)

35 ± 1

20 ± 1

Protein-energy ratio (g/100 kcal)

8.7 ± 1

4.8 ± 1

Fat (% kcal)

60 ± 1

25 ± 1

Saturated fat (% kcal)

26 ± 1

7 ± 1

Monounsaturated fat (% kcal)

24 ± 1

9 ± 1

Polyunsaturated fat (% kcal)

9 ± 1

9 ± 1

Trans fat (% kcal)

1 ± 0

0 ± 1

Cholesterol (mg)

448 ± 14

299 ± 3

Fiber (g)

11 ± 2

30 ± 2


Dietary composition

HF diet

LF diet


Breakfast

Eggs

Oatmeal

Ham

Canned peaches

Lunch

Lettuce w/carrots and cucumber

Lettuce w/carrots and cucumber

Roast beef

Tuna

Cheddar cheese

Walnuts

Olive oil/vinegar dressing

Ranch dressing

Dinner

Chicken provencal

Macaroni with beef

Potatoes w/butter

Dinner roll

Broccoli

Broccoli


1 Data are presented as mean ± SEM. HF: high fat, LF: low fat.

Varady et al. Nutrition Journal 2011 10:8   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-10-8

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