Dietary Guidelines

Lizmar Acosta

What do the Dietary Guidelines do for america?

The meant of health risk is the likelihood of developing health problems, such as heart disease, diabetes, and some cancer.

A diet is an eating plan.

Getting enough nutrients within your calorie needs.

4 factors that determine calorie needs are age, gender, activity level, and weather you are trying to gain, maintain or loose weight.

A nutrient-dense food is a food that provides high amount of vitamins and minerals for relatively few calories.

how to maintain a healthy weight ?

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

health problem related to too much body fat are diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, some type of cancer, sand arthritis.

health risk of being under weight does not have much body fat as an energy reserve.

2 suggestions for loosing weight are to increase physical activity and small decrease in food and beverages calories can help you loose weight if it is necessary

suggestions for being physically active every day

2 ways that active living helps you , it controls your weight and strengthen your heat and lungs.

A teen should get 60 minutes of physical activity.

2 guidelines for including physical activity into your daily schedule 1.) get involved in a team or sport 2.) walk briskly or ride a bike rather than ride in a car or bus

Importance of whole grains, fruits, vegetables, and milk

these foods are healthy because they provide most of your calories, they mix up your choices, and they are naturally low in fats and calories.

health benefits are they protect against heart diseases they cancer

3 ways to include these foods to your diet 1.)eat fruit instead of dessert 2.) drink fruit or vegetable juice with your meal or as a snack 3.)


How to limit fats and cholesterol

2 unhealthy fats that raise cholesterol 1.) saturated fats and trans fat

disease that can develop from high fat diets are diabetes, arthritis and some type of cancer

to achieve moderate total fat intake to read food labels to know what your eating

be choosy about carbohydrate

food with natural sugar -candy , soft drinks, and rich fruits

food with added sugar - honey , maltose , and syrup

you should limit your sugar intake because you can become diabetic

why reduce sodium and increase potassium?

sodium benefits the body because it controls your body fluid

excess sodium - blood pressure

the function of potassium keeps you from cramping

avoid alcohol

teens should avoid alcohol because it can lead to accidents and injuries , violence, and emotional problems.

food safety is important to the dietary guidelines because when food is not properly handled, stored, and prepared, it can cause forborne illness