Chapter 8 Brochure
What do the Dietary Guidelines do for Americans?
b.) A diet is the kinds of food that a person eats regularly.
Getting enough nutrients within your calorie needs.
b.) Nutrient Dense foods are foods with a high amount of nutrients and low in calories
How to maintain a healthy weight
b.) Health problems related to too much body fat include diabetes, high blood pressure, stroke, heart disease, and some cancers.
c.) Health problems related to too little body fat include not functioning bodies and birth/reproduction in women.
d.) Two ways to lose weight are to eat healthier foods, and exercise.
Suggestions for being physically active active every day
b.) A teen should get at least 60 minutes of physical activity everyday
c.) Two guidelines for including physical activity into your daily routine are going up and down chairs, or walking on trails are easy ways to get exercise.
Importance of whole grains, fruits, vegetables, and milk
b.) Two health benefits from eating these foods include, strengthening your bones and maintaining a healthy diet.
c.) You can drink a glass of milk with your breakfast, eat a quick apple, or even add vegetables to a dish.
How to limit fats and cholesterol
b.) Diseases such as heart disease and stroke
c.) You should monitor your fat intake and what kinds of fat you eat.
Be choosy about carbohydrates
b.) Food with added sugar are foods that sugar is added to such as cookies, cakes, and coffee.
c.) You should limit your sugar intake because if you eat foods with high sugar all the time, it adds up in body fat, raising your risk for diseases associated with obesity.
Why reduce sodium and increase potassium?
b.) Osteoporosis, heart attacks, stroke, and even some cancers are diseases caused by too much sodium.
c.) Potassium regulates water and mineral balance throughout the body.
-Their brains are still developing and it could damage them.
-It puts you at a high risk for becoming addicted later on.
-You can become a dangerous driver or person and make poor choices.