Traditional Okinawan ** Mediterranean § DASH Diet ‡
Carbohydrate (% kcal) 85% 43% 55%
Protein (% kcal) 9% 13% 18%
Fat (% kcal) 6% 42% 27%
Saturated fat (% kcal) 2% 9% 6%
Cholesterol (mg) __ 75 mg 72 mg
Sodium (mg/d) 1113 mg __ 1150 mg
Potassium (mg/d) 5199 mg __ 4700 mg
*Adapted from Willcox et al, 2009 [7] ** Willcox et al, 2007 [6]; §Kromhout et al, 1989 [66]; ‡ Sacks et al, 2001 [52]
Table 2: Estimated Nutrient Composition by Dietary Pattern*.