Dietary Guidelines

1. what do dietary guidelines do for Americans?


  • a health risk is like when you eat to much grease it can cause something
  • a planned eating habbit
2. getting enough nutrients within your calorie needs..

  • whole grain foods, vegetables, fruits, low fats
  • a food that provides high nutrients
3. how to maintain a healthy weight

  • its something that increases your chances of developing a health problem
  • diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, some cancers, arthritis
  • no energy, still have health problems
  • working out, eating healthy
4. suggestions for being physically active every day

  • controlling your weight, strengthens your lungs, increases endurance, and flexibility
  • about 60 minutes a day
  • jog, or use stairs instead of elevator
5. importance of whole grains, fruits, vegetables, and milk

  • they provide most of your calories, they are nutrient rich, and cholesterol free
  • protect against heart disease, cancer, and other health problems
  • drink fruit or vegetable juice, drink smoothies for snacks, add low-fat cheese to your sandwiches

6. how to limit fats and cholesterol

  • saturated fats, and trans fats
  • diabetes, and heart disease
  • keep saturated fats to less than 10 percent of your diet, get most of your fat from fish, choose fewer solid fats
7. be choosy about carbs

  • fruit and milk
  • candy and soda
  • they promote tooth decay
8. why reduce sodium and increase potassium

  • it controls body fluids
  • blood pressure, heart attack, and strokes
  • it helps counteract sodium's effects
9. avoid alcohol.

  • it can effect or impair your judgement, liver disease, and self harm
10. why is food safety an important part of the dietary guidelines?

it helps keep track of what you eat, it can help you live longer, and overall its a nice thing to have