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`A PROSPECTIVE STUDY OF THE EFFECTS OF INCREASING CEREAL, FRUIT AND VEGETABLE CONSUMPTION` - AN0821

Description
FIFTY SUBJECTS WILL RECEIVE SUPPLEMENTS OF CEREALS, FRUIT AND VEGETABLES FOR A TEN WEEK PERIOD TO INCREASE THEIR INTAKE OF ENERGY FROM STARCH AND INTRINSIC AND MILK SUGARS TO 37% TOTAL ENERGY. THE ACCEPTABILITY AND EFFECTS OF EATING A DIET WHICH MEETS THE DRV FOR STARCH, INTRINSIC AND MILK SUGARS WILL BE ASSESSED. BIOCHEMICAL AND ANTHROPOMETRIC DATA WILL ALSO BE COLLECTED. sUBJECTS WILL BE ENCOURAGED TO CONTINUE THE DIET IN THE FREE LIVING SITUATION AND THE DIETARY DATA WILL BE REPEATED AT THE END OF 20 WEEKS.
Objective
To increase the energy contribution of starch, intrinsic and milk sugars of people's diets to 37% total energy. To assess the influence that such an increase has on the nutrient balance of the whole diet. To assess the effects that the increase in starchy foods and fruits and vegetables has upon plasma lipids To gain an insight into people's subjective experience of consuming a high carbohydrate diet.
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 1994

To: 1995

Cost: £11,106
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Bradford University, Food Policy Researc
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