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Will the Daily Consumption of Commercially Available High-Protein Pasta and Cereal, in Comparison to Traditional Gluten-Free Pasta and Cereal, Favorably Impact Weight Loss and Satiety in Adults Adhering to Calorie Restricted Diets?


Objective: This research examined the effectiveness of a weight loss diet incorporating high protein pasta and breakfast cereal products as compared to a weight loss diet using conventional versions of gluten-free pasta and breakfast cereal.

Design: In a 6-week parallel-arm food trial (representing the first phase of a 12-week cross-over trial), 26 overweight and obese (Mean BMI 43.1 ± 12.4 kg/m²) participants, free of related comorbidities, were randomly assigned to the Zone diet (~29% energy intake from protein) or a control diet (~9% energy from protein). Participants were included in the trial if they satisfied the criteria for elevated risk for metabolic syndrome (top half of the TG/HDL ratios of all who were... (more)
Created Date 2015
Contributor James, Andrew (Author) / Johnston, Carol (Advisor) / Mayol-Kreiser, Sandra (Committee member) / Shepard, Christina (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Nutrition / Health education / Health sciences / diet / High-protein / Low-carbohydrate / Weight loss / Zone / Zone Diet
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 94 pages
Language English
Reuse Permissions All Rights Reserved
Note Masters Thesis Nutrition 2015
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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