Table 2.

One Day LF, MF and AV Diet Menus*

LFMFAV
Breakfast
Cereal, farinaCereal, oatmealCereal, oatmeal
BlueberriesBlueberriesBlueberries
Brown sugarAlmonds (sliced)Almonds (sliced)
Skim milkSkim milkSkim milk
Orange juiceOrange juiceOrange juice
Low fat yogurtNonfat yogurtNonfat yogurt
Lunch
Chicken salad (roasted chicken breast, celery, dried cranberries, red bell pepper, onion, canola oil mayonnaise dressing)Chicken salad (roasted chicken breast, celery, dried cranberries, red bell pepper, onion, canola oil mayonnaise dressing)Chicken salad with half avocado (roasted chicken breast, celery, dried cranberries, red bell peppers, onion, fat free mayonnaise dressing, half fresh avocado)
Whole wheat breadCrackersCrackers
Peaches, slicesPearsPears
Dinner
PretzelsCarrotsCarrots
Cereal barCereal barCereal bar
Turkey taco (Turkey patty, tortilla chips, taco seasoning, yellow sweet corn, cheddar cheese, unsalted butter)Turkey taco (Turkey patty, tortilla chips, taco seasoning, yellow sweet corn, cheddar cheese, unsalted butter, high oleic sunflower oil)Turkey Taco with half avocado (Turkey patty, tortilla chips, taco seasoning, yellow sweet corn, cheddar cheese, unsalted butter, half fresh avocado)
Snack
AppleAppleApple
English muffinEnglish muffinEnglish muffin
MargarineMargarineMargarine
Jelly
  • AV indicates avocado diet; LF, lower‐fat diet; MF, moderate‐fat diet.

  • * One of the 6 rotating menus used in the study; all menus have 7 calorie levels (1800 to 3600 kcal).