TABLE 1

Sample menus for a typical day on each intervention diet

Meal10% sucrose diet (13.3 mJ)25% sucrose diet (13.4 mJ)
BreakfastCornflakes (60 g)Cornflakes (35 g), bran-based cereal (3 g)
Semiskimmed milk (167 g)Semiskimmed milk (160 g)
Sugar (10 g)Sugar (15 g)
White bread, toasted (31 g)Pineapple juice (200 g)
Strawberry jam (20 g)
Orange juice (200 g)
LunchWhite bread (150 g)Wholemeal bread (72 g)
Cooked ham (70 g)Cooked ham (69 g)
Mayonnaise (40 g)Mayonnaise (32 g)
Yogurt with fruit purée (175 g)Yogurt with fruit purée (175 g)
Carbonated orange drink (330 g)
DinnerPotatoes, boiled (450 g)Potatoes, boiled (400 g)
Broccoli, boiled (85 g)Broccoli, boiled (85 g)
Carrots, boiled (80 g)Carrots, boiled (80 g)
Chicken breast in crumbs, baked (90 g)Chicken breast in crumbs, baked (90 g)
Gravy, reconstituted (160 g)Gravy, reconstituted (70 g)
Carbonated orange drink (330 g)
Additional snacksSemiskimmed milk (80 g)Semiskimmed milk (80 g)
Chocolate biscuit bar (48 g)Smartie-type sweets (80 g)
Chocolate candy bar (52 g)Chocolate nut bar (60 g)
Plain potato chips (55 g)Vanilla fudge (40 g)
White bread, toasted (72 g)Milk chocolate (68 g)
Polyunsaturated margarine (15 g)Apple (170 g)
Polyunsaturated margarine (15 g)