N&W 1: Chapter 8 Dietary Guidelines
By: Jason Compton
Getting enough nutrients within your calorie needs
Age, gender, activity level and whether you're trying to gain or lose weight.
B) Define Nutrient-Dense Foods
A food the provides high amounts of vitamins and minerals for relatively few calories.
How to maintain a healthy diet
A condition that increases your chances of developing a problem.
B) Health problems related to too much body fat
Diabetes, heart disease, High blood pressure, some types of cancer and arthritis.
C) Health risks for being underweight
No energy reserve in body fat so they get tired faster.
D) 2 suggestion for losing weight
Exercise for an hour a day and use the stairs instead of an elevator.
Suggestions for being physically active every day
Longer lifespan for the most part and reduced chances of getting sick and getting disease.
B) How much physical activity should a teen get?
A teen should be physically active for an hour a day.
C) 2 guidelines for including physical activity into your daily schedule.
Take the stairs instead of using the elevator and instead of watching television go outside for a walk.
Importance of whole grains, fruits, vegetables and milk
High in vitamins, high in minerals and don't contain many calories while filling you up.
B) 2 health benefits of these foods
Decrease your chances of getting sick or a disease and also help reduce weight.
C) 3 ways to include these foods in your diet
If you're having a sandwich use whole grain bread, if you want a snack have an apple or banana and for dinner have a can of corn, green beans or even spinach.
How to limit fats and cholesterol
Saturated and Trans fats.
B) Disease that can develop from a high fat diet.
C) Guidelines to achieve moderate total fat intake
Keep saturated fats less and 10% of your calories, consume as less and trans fat as possible and limit cholesterol to less than 300 milligrams a day.
Be choosy about carbs
Fruit and milk
B) Foods with added sugars
Candy and soft drinks
C) Why should you limit sugar intake?
Sugar raises blood pressure and increases your chances of getting diabetes so if you limit your sugar intake it reduces your chances of getting diabetes.
Why reduce sodium and increase potassium?
It controls the flow of body fluids.
B) Disease linked to excess sodium
High blood pressure, heart attack and stroke.
C) What is the function of potassium?
It counteracts the affects of sodium.
It can cause them to hurt themselves, it can also cause them to hurt someone else and causes teens and adults to have emotional issues.