CH.8 Dietary Guidelines Brochures

By Rishod D LoveJoy Period 6

What do the Dietary Guidelines for Americans?

Health Risk - This is the likely hood of developing health problems, such as heart disease, diabetes, and some cancers.

Diet - Is simply just a eating plan.

Getting enough nutrients within your calorie needs.

Four factors that determine calorie needs, your age, gender, activity level, and weather you are trying to gain or lose weight.

Define Nutrient Dense Foods - Is a food that provides high amount of vitamins and minerals for relatively few calories.

How to maintain a healthy weight.

Risk Factor -Is a condition that increases your chances of developing a problem.

Health problems related to to much body fat , high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, some types of cancer, arthritis.

Health Risks for being under weight, you have less energy and have a hard time to reserve the energy they have

2 suggestions for losing weight - Physical activity and eating right.

Suggestions for being physically active every day.

2 ways that active living helps you - control your weight, and strengthen your heart and lungs.

How much physical activity should a teen get a day, 60 mins

2 guidelines for including physical activity into your daily schedule,

getting involved in a team or sport, and walk a lot more than you normally do or ride a bike rather than car or bus.

Importance of whole grains, fruits, vegetables and milk.

3 reasons these foods are healthy, they are nutrient rich, cholesterol free, and naturally low in fats and calories.

2 health benefits of these foods, they help protect from heart disease and cancer.

3 ways to include these foods in your diet, eat these things with your meals or as snacks , or drink yogurt and smoothies.

How to limit fats and cholesterol

2 types of unhealthy fats that raise cholesterol, are Trans fat and Saturated fats.

Disease that can develop from a high fat diet, Heart Disease.

Guidelines to achieve moderate total fat intake, keep saturated fats to less than 10 % if your calories, get most of your fats from, fish, nuts, and healthy oils.

Be choosy about carbohydrates

Food with natural sugars, fruits and milk.

Food with added sugar, candy, soft drinks.

Why should you limit your sugar intake, it can rotten teeth and add unnecessary fats

Why reduce sodium and increase potassium

How does sodium benefit the body, it helps control body fluids.

Diseases linked to excess sodium , blood pressure, heart attack and stroke.

What is the function of potassium, it helps counteract sodium's effects on blood pressure.

Avoid Alcohol

3 reasons to avoid alcohol, because it can affect or influence your judgement, and that can lead to accidents and injuries, it also has calories no nutrients, plus it puts others at risk.

Keep Food Safe

Safe food is healthy food! That's why it is always concerned that your food is rinsed off or cleaned. When food is not stored right it can cause food borne illness.