Ch. 8 Dietary Guildlines

What do the dietary guildlines do for Americans

Health risk- the likelihood of developing health problems

diet-everything you eat and drink

Getting enough nutrients within your calorie needs

4 factors that determine calorie needs- age,gender,activity level,or whether your trying to lose gain or maintain weight

Nutrient dense foods- food that provides high amounts of vitamins and minerals for few calories

How to maintain a healthy weight

risk factor- a condition that increases your changes of developing a problem

health problems related to too much fat- diabetes, Heart disease, Arthritis, Some types of cancer

Health risk being underweight- doesn't have much body fat energy reserve

2 suggestions for loosing weight- be physically active every day,limit fats and cholesterol

suggestion for being physically active everyday

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

teens should get 60 min physical activity everyday

2 guidelines to be physically active into your daily schedule-get involved in team or individual sport , use stairs instead or elevator

Importance of wholegrain,fruits,vegetables,and milk

These food are nutrient rich,cholesterol free,naturally low in fats and calories

They protect you against heart disease,cancer and other other health problem

Eat fruit instead of sugary dessert

make whole grained products the star of your meals

How to limit fats and cholesterol

saturated and trans fat raise cholesterol.

Heart disease develop high in fat

cutting back on fat,compare the amount of total fat,trans fat,and cholesterol in foods

Be choosy about carbohydrates

Nutrient rich fruit and milk

candy and soft drinks,high in calories low in protein , vitamins etc.

Promote tooth decay

Why reduce sodium and increase potassium

sodium helps control body fluids

high blood pressure,heart-attack,stroke,etc.

helps counteract sodium's effects on blood pressure

Why is food safety an important part of the dietary guild lines

Safe food in healthful that is free from harmful bacteria and other contaminants. When food is not properly handled,stored,and prepared,it can cause food borne illness