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Table 1 Food group recommendations for basic HP and HFib diet plans

From: Comparison of high protein and high fiber weight-loss diets in women with risk factors for the metabolic syndrome: a randomized trial

HP Diet HFib Diet
Food group Servings per day Food group Servings per day
   Beans and legumes
(1/2 cup cooked)
1
Breads cereals & grains
(approx 15 g carbohydrate)
3 High-fiber breads, cereals & grains
(approx 15 g carbohydrate)
6
Lean protein foods
(100 g raw weight)
3 Lean protein foods
(100 g raw weight)
1
Low-fat milk and dairy foods
(1 cup or equivalent kJ)
2 Low-fat milk and dairy foods
(1 cup or equivalent kJ)
2
Vegetables
(1/2 cup)
5 Vegetables
(1/2 cup)
5
Fruit
(medium size)
2 Fruit
(medium size)
2
Fats and oils
(teaspoon)
3 Fats and oils
(teaspoon)
3
Indulgence foods and alcohol (approx 400 kJ) 2 per week Indulgence foods and alcohol (approx 400 kJ) 2 per week