ALESSANDRA'S HEALTH GUIDE

DO YOU WANT A HEALTHY LIFE?

Introduction

Have you always wanted to be fit and healthy?If you want to be both read my book!!!!!!!!This book also tells

Have you always wanted to be fit and healthy?If you want to be both those things read my book!!!!!!!!!!!This book also tells about nutrients, dietary guidelines, and food labels!!!Right now i will give you one fact. know how books have a table of contents that explain what’s inside?Or maby you have a toy that came with a diagram that identified each small piece. Nutrition labels are sort of like that. They tell you what is inside the food your eating and list it’s parts.

Nutrients

The first of the six essential nutrients is carbohydrates. Carbohydrates is your

body’s main energy source. The 2nd nutrient is proteins. Proteins are nutrients used for growth and to repair cells. The third nutrient is fats. Fats give you energy. They help cells store and use the vitamins. The fourth nutrient is water. water makes up most of your body it also helps your body use foods. The fifth nutrient is minerals. Minerals keep your body working properly. The sixth and final nutrient is vitamins! Vitamins help your body use other nutrients! Thanks for reading!!!!!!!!!

Dietary guidelines

The dietary guidelines provide advice about making healthy diet and lifestyle choices. They apply to healthy americans two years of age and older. The U.S. Department of agriculture and the U.S. Department of health and human services first published in 1986. Thank you for reading about dietary guidelines facts from alessandra.

food labels

A food label must cite serving size and quantity per serving of the following total calories,total fat, total carbohydrates, protein, saturated fat ,and cholesterol. Complex carbohydrates, sugars, dietary fiber. And the number of calories from fat. Thanks for reading about my thoughts about food labels.

closing

Now you know about nutrients, dietary guidelines, and food labels.

Glossary

  • vitamins-help your body use other nutrients.
  • carbohydrates-is your body's main energy.
  • food labels-on the side of the box it tells you what is in the food.
  • nutrients-are the six essential nutrients carbohydrates, proteins, fats, water, minerals, and finaly vitamins.
  • dietary guidelines-The dietary guidelines provide advice about making healthy diet and lifestyle choices.