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Table 1 Example meal plan of the fasting-mimicking diet for study participants

From: Correction to: Fasting in diabetes treatment (FIT) trial: study protocol for a randomised, controlled, assessor-blinded intervention trial on the effects of intermittent use of a fasting-mimicking diet in patients with type 2 diabetes

  Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5
Breakfast Tea Tea Tea Tea Tea
Nut bar Nut bar Nut bar Nut bar Nut bar
Algal Oil capsule     Algal Oil capsule
Lunch   Tea Tea Tea Tea
Tomato Soup Mushroom Soup Tomato Soup Vegetable Soup Tomato Soup
Olives Olives Kale Crackers Olives Kale Crackers
Kale crackers     
Vitamin capsule Vitamin capsule Vitamin capsule Vitamin capsule Vitamin capsule
Afternoon Tea Tea Tea Tea Tea
Nut bar Olives   Olives  
Dinner   Tea Tea Tea Tea
Minestrone Soup Quinoa Mix Soup Minestrone Soup Quinoa Mix Soup Minestrone Soup
Choco crisp bar Choco crisp bar   Choco crisp bar  
Vitamin capsule Vitamin capsule Vitamin capsule Vitamin capsule Vitamin capsule
During the day   Syrup for water flavouring Syrup for water flavouring Syrup for water flavouring Syrup for water flavouring