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Variation in Body Composition and Plasma Lipids on High Carbohydrate Diet
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Variations in Body Composition and Plasma Lipids in Response to a High-Carbohydrate Diet

Carbs, Diet & Fat Study - Aim
To examine the extent to which variations in body composition modulate changes in the lipid profile in response to the ad libitum consumption of a diet rich in carbohydrates (CHOs) (high-CHO diet: 58 percent of energy as CHOs) or high in fat and in monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFAs) (high-MUFA diet: 40 percent of energy as fat, 23 percent as MUFAs).

Carbs, Diet & Fat Study - Research Methods
Sixty-three men were randomly assigned to one of the two diets that they consumed for 6 to 7 weeks. Body composition and fasting plasma lipid levels were measured at the beginning and the end of the dietary intervention.

Carbs, Diet & Fat Study - Results
The high-CHO and high-MUFA diets induced significant and comparable reductions in body weight and waist circumference. These changes were accompanied by significant and comparable reductions in total plasma cholesterol and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels. However, the high-MUFA diet had more beneficial effects on plasma triglyceride concentrations and on plasma high-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels compared with the high-CHO diet. Diet-induced changes in waist circumference were significantly associated with changes in low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels in the high-CHO group but not in the high-MUFA group.

Carbs, Diet & Fat Study - Issues
Improvements in plasma lipids induced by the ad libitum consumption of a high-CHO diet seem to be partly mediated by changes in body weight, whereas lipid changes induced by the high-MUFA diet seem to be independent of changes in body weight

Source: Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods Institute, Laval University. 2003

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