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Table 1

Food profile of diet interventions

LC diet, 1,429 kcalHC diet, 1,429 kcal
∙ 30 g high-fiber, low-GI cereal* ∙ 40 g high-fiber, low-GI cereal* 
∙ 1 crispbread (e.g., Ryvita)* ∙ 5 crispbread (e.g., Ryvita)* 
∙ 250 g lean chicken, pork, fish, red meat (3-4 times/week) ∙ 1/2 cup cooked pasta/rice/potato* 
∙ 40 g almonds and 20 g pecans* ∙ 2 slices wholegrain bread (70 g) 
∙ 3 cups low-starch vegetables ∙ 80 g lean chicken, pork, red meat (4 times/week)* 
(exclude potato/sweet potato/corn) ∙ 80 g fish (2 times/week)* 
∙ 200 mL skim (<1% fat) milk ∙ 80 g legumes (1 time/week)* 
∙ 100 g diet yogurt ∙ 3 cups vegetables 
∙ 20 g (1 slice) regular cheese ∙ 400 g fruit 
∙ 30 g (6 tsp) margarine/oil of monounsaturated variety (e.g., canola oil/margarine) ∙ 250 mL reduced-fat (1–2%) milk 
∙ 150 g reduced-fat yogurt 
∙ 20 g (1 slice) regular cheese 
∙ 25 g (5 tsp) margarine/oil of monounsaturated variety (e.g., canola oil/margarine) 
LC diet, 1,429 kcalHC diet, 1,429 kcal
∙ 30 g high-fiber, low-GI cereal* ∙ 40 g high-fiber, low-GI cereal* 
∙ 1 crispbread (e.g., Ryvita)* ∙ 5 crispbread (e.g., Ryvita)* 
∙ 250 g lean chicken, pork, fish, red meat (3-4 times/week) ∙ 1/2 cup cooked pasta/rice/potato* 
∙ 40 g almonds and 20 g pecans* ∙ 2 slices wholegrain bread (70 g) 
∙ 3 cups low-starch vegetables ∙ 80 g lean chicken, pork, red meat (4 times/week)* 
(exclude potato/sweet potato/corn) ∙ 80 g fish (2 times/week)* 
∙ 200 mL skim (<1% fat) milk ∙ 80 g legumes (1 time/week)* 
∙ 100 g diet yogurt ∙ 3 cups vegetables 
∙ 20 g (1 slice) regular cheese ∙ 400 g fruit 
∙ 30 g (6 tsp) margarine/oil of monounsaturated variety (e.g., canola oil/margarine) ∙ 250 mL reduced-fat (1–2%) milk 
∙ 150 g reduced-fat yogurt 
∙ 20 g (1 slice) regular cheese 
∙ 25 g (5 tsp) margarine/oil of monounsaturated variety (e.g., canola oil/margarine) 

GI, glycemic index.

*Key foods supplied, representing ∼30% of total energy intake.

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