[Cholesterol- and weight reduction with a formula diet containing protein and legumes].

For weight reduction nine healthy subjects received a formula diet rich in protein and dietary fibers. The weight loss was 335 g/day. Cholesterol concentrations dropped about 30% in the course of 14 days. With a daily dose of 75 g protein-mixture the nitrogen-balance was slightly positive. Due to the high fiber content of the formula diet the stool weight… CONTINUE READING