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What do the Dietary Guidelines do for Americans?

B) Anything that may reduce human health

C) A special course of food to which one restricts oneself, either to lose weight or for medical reasons.

Getting enough nutrients within your calorie needs

B) Basal metabolic rate, dietary-induced thermogenesis, and the thermic effect of activity.

C) Foods that have lots of nutrients but few calories

How to maintain a healthy weight

B) Any attribute, characteristic or exposure of any individual that increases the likelihood of developing a disease or injury.

C) High blood pressure and heart disease.

D) Causes problems with normal, healthy functioning in both men and women and can lead to problems with reproduction in women.

E) Stay active, eat fewer calories than you burn.

Suggestions for being physically active everyday

B) Helps reduce the risk of chronic disease and reduce stress levels.

C) 60 minutes or more physical activity each day

D) Physical fitness and muscle strength

Importance of whole grains, fruits, vegetables and milk

B) They keep you healthy, they contain nutrients, and they can help you lose weight

C) Reduce the risk of heart disease and help with weight management

D) Drink lots of milk, eat as much fruit as possible, try to eat vegetables with every meal

How to limit fats and cholesterol

B) Saturated fats and trans fats

C) Heart disease

D) Choose foods low in saturated fats and cholesterol and aim for a moderate sodium intake

Be choosy about carbohydrates

B) Fruits and honey

C) Candy and cakes

D) Because a lot of sugar is not good if your trying to maintain a healthy diet

Why reduce sodium and increase potassium

B) It helps muscles and nerves work

C) High blood pressure

D) It conducts electricity in the body

Avoid Alcohol

B) Drinking may damage the brain, it may put you at a higher risk to drop out, and you can get arrested.

Why is food safety an important part of the Dietary Guidelines

B) Because you need to be careful about what you eat.