CH.8 Dietary Guidelines Brochures
By Rishod D LoveJoy Period 6
What do the Dietary Guidelines for Americans?
Diet - Is simply just a eating plan.
Getting enough nutrients within your calorie needs.
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.
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.
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.
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
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 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
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.