By: Julia Suddarth
1) What do the Dietary Guidelines do for Americans?
b) A diet is an eating plan
2) Getting enough nutrients within your calorie needs.
b) Nutrient-dense foods are foods that provide high amounts of vitamins and minerals for few calories.
3) How to maintain a healthy weight.
b) Health problems that are linked to having too much body fat include: diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, some types of cancer, and arthritis.
c) Health problems that are linked to being underweight include: not having much body fat as an energy reserve, suffer from health problems, and need to increase weight.
d) Some suggestions for losing weight are; to find a balance between food and physical activity and be active everyday.
4) Suggestions for being physically active every day.
b) Teens should get at least 60 minutes or more physical activity every day.
c) Some guidelines for including physical activity could be as simple as using that stairs instead of the elevator, or riding a bike.
5) Importance of whole grains, fruits, vegetables and milk.
b) These food also protect against heart disease, cancer, and other health problems.
c) Some ways to include these in your diet are; eat fruit instead of sugary dessert, drink fruit or veggie juice, and drink yogurt smoothies.