Dietary Guidelines

What do the dietary Guiddlnes do for Americans

The dietary guidelines for Americans provide advice to help people live longer: healthier lives. Diet losing weight or special medical diet. Diet refers to everything you eat and drink.

Getting enough nutrients within your calsrie

The four factors are your age, gender, activity level a, and whether you are trying to maintain, or lose weight. Nutrient dense food is a food that provides high amount of vitamins and minerals for relatively few calories.

keep food safe

If food isn't handled, stored, and prepared, it can cause foodborne illness.

Avoid Alcoholic

Drinking can affect your judgment and lead to accidents and injuries.

Why reduce sodium and increase potassium.

Sodium helps control body fluids.

Diseases linked are heart attack and stroke.

Potassium helps counteract sodium's effects on blood pressure.

Be choosy about carbohydrates

Fruit and milk have naturally sugars.

Food with add sugars is candy and soft drinks.

You can get tooth decay.

How to limit fats and cholesterol

Saturated fats and trans-fats.

Heart disease.

Read the labels to compare the amount of total fat.

Importance of whole grains, fruits, vegetables and milk

They are nutrient rich, cholesterol free, and naturally low in fat and calories.

They protect against heart disease, cancer.

Drink yogurt smoothies for snacks ,and eat fruit instead of sugary dessert.

Suggestions for being physically active every day

Control your weight, and also reduce your risk for future health problems. 60 minutes a day. Use the stairs instead of the elevator, and walk briskly or ride a bike rather than ride the bus.

How to maintain a healthy weight

Risk factor is a condition that increases your chances of developing a problem.

Diabetes, Heart disease, High blood pressure, Some type of cancer, and Arthritis .

They have no body fat as energy reserve.

Increasing physical activity and decreasing in food calories.