What do the Dietary Guidelines do for Americans ?
Getting enough nutrients within your calorie needs.
How to maintain a healthy weight.
Health risks that are related to too much body fat are diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, Arthritis, and some types of cancer. Health risks for being underweight are suffering from health problems. Being underweight also means you have less body fat as an energy reserve. One suggestion for loosing weight is increasing physical activity. Another suggestion for loosing weight is to make small decreases in food and beverage calories.
Suggestions for being physically active every day.
Importance of whole grains, fruits, vegetables and milk.
How to limit fats and cholesterol.
A disease that can develop from high fat diet is heart disease.
Guidelines to achieve moderate total fat intake is 25 to 35 percent of the calories consumed over several days should come from fat.
Be choosy about carbohydrates.
Food with added sugars are things such as candy and soft drinks.
You should limit your sugar intake because it can raise blood pressure and cause tooth decay.
Why reduce sodium and increase potassium ?
2.Increases likeliness to be violent
3.Causes emotional problems