What do the Dietary Guidelines do for Americans?
Getting enough nutrients within your calorie needs.
How to maintain a healthy weight.
A risk factor is any attribute, characteristic or exposure of an individual that increases the likelihood of developing a disease or injury. Having too much fat around your waist may increase health risks. If you're underweight, you may be at risk for the following health issues: Inhibited growth and development. This is especially true in children and teens, whose bodies need plenty of nutrients to grow and stay healthy. Fragile bones. Weakened immune system. Anemia. Fertility issues.Hair loss. 2 suggestions for losing weight, exercise on a everyday bases and eat healthy.
Suggestions for being physically active every day.
Importance of whole grains, fruits, vegetables and milk
How to limit fats and cholesterol
Be choosy about carbohydrates
Why reduce sodium and increase potassium?
alcohol could disrupt development at a time when they're making important decisions about their lives (school, careers, relationships)
alcohol can also affect how the brain disseminates information into long-term memory, a crucial element in the process of learning
alcohol can affect visual-spatial functioning -- the ability to read distance properly or follow directions on a map.