By: Jalen Coleman
What do the dietary guidelines do for Americans ?
Is the likelihood of developing health problems , such as heart disease , diabetes , and some cancers. An eating plan.
How to maintain a healthy weight.
A condition that increases your chances of developing a health problem. Diabetes , heart disease , high blood pressure , some types of cancer , arthritis . Energy balance and physical activity.
How to limit fats and cholesterol.
Trans fats , and saturated fats. Heart disease. Fat provides more calories per gram than carbohydrates and proteins
Why reduce sodium and increase potassium intake
Control body fluids. High blood pressure. Counteract sodium's effect on blood pressure.
Why is food safety an important part of dietary guidelines
Its in there because you have to keep food clean and prevent food-based diseases