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Table 1 Moderate- and high-carbohydrate diets by protein source

From: A moderate-carbohydrate diet with plant protein is inversely associated with cardiovascular risk factors: the Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2013–2017

Diet Carbohydrate intake (% of energy) Ratio of plant to animal protein
Moderate-carbohydrate diet with plant protein 50–60% ≥ 1
Moderate-carbohydrate diet with animal protein 50–60% <  1
High-carbohydrate diet with plant protein ≥ 70% ≥ 1
High-carbohydrate diet with animal protein ≥ 70% <  1