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Table 2 Average nutrient intake during the consumption of low-carbohydrate diets high in red meat or poultry/fish and shellfish for 28 days1

From: Effects of low carbohydrate diets high in red meats or poultry, fish and shellfish on plasma lipids and weight loss

Diet Type Carb (g/day) Carb (% cal) Protein (g/day) Protein (% cal) Total Fat (g/day) Total Fat (% cal)
RM 62 ± 28 17 ± 3.6 106 ± 9 31 ± 1.7 82 ± 10 52 ± 2.7
PFS 50 ± 22 18 ± 2.5 101 ± 5 30 ± 1.0 77 ± 3.7 52 ± 2.4
  Total Calories Chol (mg/day) SFA (g/day) PUFA (g/day) MUFA (g/day) Fiber (g/day)
RM 1410 ± 155 333 ± 392 32 ± 53 9.8 ± 2.04 32 ± 4 6.4 ± 1.0
PFS 1342 ± 30 630 ± 95 25 ± 2.0 16 ± 1.5 30 ± 1.8 6.5 ± 0.8
  1. 1RM, Red meat (RM; n = 5); Poultry/fish/shellfish (PFS; n = 7) Carbohydrates (Carb); Cholesterol (Chol); Saturated fat (SFA); Polyunsaturated fat (PUFA); Monounsaturated fat. Data expressed as mean ± SEM;
  2. 2Statistically significant difference between treatments (p = 0.031)
  3. 3Approached statistically significant difference between treatments (p = 0.138)
  4. 4Statistically significant difference between treatments (p = 0.036)