Ch. 8 Dietary Guidelines Brochure
What do the Dietary Guidelines do for Americans?
Diet- Is an eating plan
Getting enough nutrients within your calorie needs.
Identifies the proportion of nutrients in foods, with terms such as nutrient rich and micronutrient dense referring to similar properties.
How to maintain a healthy weight.
Increases the risk of many diseases, including type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, stroke, heart disease, and certain cancers.
- Inhibited growth and development. This is especially true in children and teens, whose bodies need plenty of nutrients to grow and stay healthy.
- Drink plenty of water and exercise a lot
Suggestions for being physically active every day.
Aerobic activity , Bone strengthening
Importance of whole grains, fruits, vegetables and milk
Consuming whole grains as part of a healthy diet may reduce the risk of heart disease.
Eating a diet rich in vegetables and fruits as part of an overall healthy diet may reduce risk for heart disease, including heart attack and stroke .
Most of your foods you eat on your diet contains with whole grans, another reason is the type of fruit and vegetables that you are putting in your foods, and also that type of milk that you are drinking which has calcium in it.
How to limit fats and cholesterol
Diet and cardiovascular disease
Be choosy about carbohydrates
it is because of the obesity, diabetes, and the nutritional deficiency
Why reduce sodium and increase potassium?
Is a very important mineral for the proper function of all cells, tissues, and organs in the human body. It is also an electrolyte, a substance that conducts electricity in the body, along with sodium, chloride, calcium, and magnesium.
Development at a time when they're making important decisions about their lives (school, careers, relationships)
Affect how the brain disseminates information into long-term memory, a crucial element in the process of learning