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Table 2B Foods and nutrient profiles provided in Meal Tolerance Test (MTT)

From: Comparison of isocaloric very low carbohydrate/high saturated fat and high carbohydrate/low saturated fat diets on body composition and cardiovascular risk

VLCARB Amount(g) Energy Protein (g) Fat (g) Carbohydrate (g)
Cheese 40 676 10 14 0
Corned beef 60 247 11 2 0
Ham 60 272 11 2 0
Egg 50 316 7 5 0
Whole milk 50 136 2 2 2
Almonds 20 486 4 11 1
Salad 50 26    1
total   2159 45 36 4
% energy    36% 61% 3%
VLF      
Bread wholemeal 100 939 10 3 39
Cheese reduced fat 10 137 3 2 0
Corned beef 10 41 2 0 0
Ham 10 45 2 0 0
Skim milk 150 276 7 0 10
Fruit bar 1 bar 548 1 1 29
Sultanas 15 192 0 0 11
total   2178 25 7 89
% energy    20% 13% 67%
HUF      
Bread wholemeal 110 1033 11 3 43
Margarine polyunsaturated 12 359 0 10 0
Corned beef 20 82 4 1 0
Salmon 20 146 4 2 0
Yoghurt 200 410 10 0 12
Baked beans 40 114 2 0 4
Salad 50 26 0 0 1
total   2169 32 16 60
% energy    26% 28% 46%
  1. VLCARB = very low carbohydrate diet (n = 24) VLF = very low fat diet (n = 22) HUF = high unsaturated fat (n = 21)