dietary portfolio

dietary portfolio

A collection of foods that when taken together on a regular basis help maintain health or accomplish a nutritional goal.
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In a new study, 919 overweight individuals (mean age, 44.6 years, mean body mass index [BMI], 32.5 kg/m (2)) who were participating in the Toronto Healthy Diet Study were randomly assigned to consume a diet based on Health Canada's Food Guide or a diet consistent with Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) and the dietary portfolio principle.
Faulkner et al., "Assessment of the longer-term effects of a dietary portfolio of cholesterol-lowering foods in hypercholesterolemia," American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, vol.
Adding monounsaturated fatty acids to a dietary portfolio of cholesterol lowering foods in hypercholesterolemia.
Direct comparison of a dietary portfolio of cholesterol-lowering foods with a statin in hypercholesterolemic participants.
Assessment of the long term effects of a dietary portfolio of cholesterol lowering foods in hypercholesterolemia.
The subjects received dietary advice on either a low saturated fat therapeutic diet (control) or a dietary portfolio, "for which counseling was delivered at different frequencies, that emphasized dietary incorporation of plant sterols, soy protein, viscous fibers, and nuts." The "routine" dietary portfolio involved just two clinic visits over the six months, while the "intensive" dietary portfolio involved seven clinic visits over six months.
Two others were advised on a dietary portfolio consisting of specific foods known to lower LDL cholesterol.
Participants received dietary advice for 6 months on either the low-saturated fat therapeutic diet (control) or a routine or intensive dietary portfolio, for which counselling was delivered at different frequencies.
David Jenkins, MD, PhD, DSc, at the Clinical Nutrition & Risk Factor Modification Center in Toronto has acquired a fascinating experience using an approach he calls "the dietary portfolio" of cholesterol-lowering foods.
"Combined effects of a dietary portfolio of plant sterols, vegetable protein, viscous fibre and almonds on LDL particle size," Br J Nutr, October 2004.
Results: The control, statin and dietary portfolio groups had mean decreases in LDL cholesterol of 8%, 31% and 29%, respectively.
The mean decreases in LDL were 30.9% for the statin group and 28.6% for the dietary portfolio group, a difference that was not significant.
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