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What do the Dietary Guidelines do for Americans?

Anything which may help reduce human health.


A special course of food to which one restricts oneself, and eats healthy

Getting enough nutrients within your calorie needs.

  • Basal metabolic rate.

  • This reflects the energy the body needs for basic functions while at rest.

  • Dietary-induced thermogenesis, effect of food. This is the energy the body needs to digest and absorb food.

  • The thermic effect of activity.

How to maintain a healthy weight.

It can help you prevent and control many diseases and conditions.

It is any attribute, characteristic or exposure of an individual that increases the likelihood of developing a disease or injury.


Diseases associated with an excess of body fat worsen as the amount of body fat increases.


Fragile bones.


low-calorie diets, healthy diet plans, and healthy recipes that reduce belly fat .

Suggestions for being physically active every day.

1 History; 2 Benefits; 3 Types of physical activity.


Each activity should be done for at least 10 minutes at a time st least 1 hour .


Start working on exercising .

Importance of whole grains, fruits, vegetables and milk

They make you healthy , you eat right , and you do the right thing .


Your heart will be better , and your repository system will be better .


During breakfast , lunch , and dinner .

How to limit fats and cholesterol

1. Eating saturated fat 2. trans fat raises your blood cholesterol level even further.


High blood cholesterol itself does not cause symptoms.


Choose a diet that is low in saturated fat and cholesterol and moderate in total fat

Be choosy about carbohydrates

A smoothie .


A cookie.


You could get tooth decay .

Why reduce sodium and increase potassium?

It gives iron .


Stomach Cancer; Kidney Disease; Kidney Stones; Enlarged Heart Muscle; Headaches.


Potassium is a very important mineral for the proper function of all cells .

Avoid alcohol

  1. alcohol could disrupt development at a time when they're making important decisions about their lives (school, careers, relationships)

  2. alcohol can also affect how the brain disseminates information into long-term memory, a crucial element in the process of learning

  3. alcohol can affect visual-spatial functioning .

Why is food safety an important part of the Dietary Guidelines?

To avoid food borne illness.