Nutrient Cholesterol Study

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We are conducting an 12-week study to determine the effect of Nutrient's foods on cholesterol and CRP from eating three Nutrient foods daily. Our meals were carefully designed to control blood sugar levels and have been shown in two previous studies to promote weight loss. Help manage your cholesterol, lose weight, and feel great with a healthy diet.

  • Consume 3 Nutrient meals daily: 1 oatmeal, 1 bar, and 1 shake or hotmeal
  • Submit weekly electronic questionnaires
  • Perform home blood test at baseline, week 6, and week 12

What to eat during the study

  • Drink water and other non-caloric beverages, like coffee and tea
  • Add flavor enhances to meals like lemon juice, herbs (e.g., basil, oregano, thyme), and spices (e.g., cinnamon, nutmeg, curry powder)

Healthy Foods to Add to Nutrient meals:

  • Low-fat or non-dairy products (e.g., milk, yogurt); or low-fat milks from soy or almonds
  • Skinless poultry
  • Seafood, baked or broiled (not fried)
  • Trimmed meats (no cold cuts)
  • Vegetarian proteins like chickpeas and lentils
  • Fruits that are fresh, frozen, or canned without added sugars
  • Vegetables that are fresh, frozen and canned vegetables and vegetable juices without added sodium, fat, or sugar
  • Whole grains

Shakes, Cereals, Hot Cereals

  • Any low-fat, or non-fat milk (e.g., cow's, soy, almond, cashew)
  • Low-fat, low sugar yogurt
  • Dark green leafy vegetables (e.g., spinach, collards, and kale)
  • Fruit (e.g., peaches, oranges, plums)
  • Berries (e.g., blueberries, strawberries, raspberries)
  • Nuts and seeds (e.g., walnuts, flax)

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