Table 1

Average intake from food records collected during feeding study – Average American vs. Intervention Diet1

Average American Diet

Intervention Diet, intake with walnuts

P2


Total energy, kcal/d

2041 ± 504

2519 ± 512

0.003

Total fat, g/d

81.1 ± 24.6

125 ± 21.2

< 0.0001

Saturated fat, g/d

29.7 ± 9.86

32.2 ± 9.04

0.28

Monounsaturated fat, g/d

30.4 ± 9.74

37.3 ± 7.79

0.02

Polyunsaturated fat, g/d

16.2 ± 10.1

45.2 ± 11.2

< 0.0001

Alpha-tocopherol, mg/d

9.32 ± 6.50

14.1 ± 8.01

0.63

Gamma-tocopherol, mg/d

15.0 ± 5.93

28.6 ± 7.81

< 0.0001


1Values are means ± SD, n = 20.

2P for comparison of Average American Diet and Intervention Diet With Walnuts.

Spaccarotella et al. Nutrition Journal 2008 7:13   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-7-13

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