Chapter 8 Dietary Guidelines

What do the Dietary Guidelines do for Americans?

A. You could have problems or get diabetes.

B. a special course of food to which a special course of food to which one restricts oneself.

Getting enough nutrients within you calorie needs.

A. Age, gender, activity level, or whether your trying to gain, maintain, or lose weight.

B. High in vitamin and minerals.

How to maintain a healthy weight.

A. Is a condition that increasing your chance of developing a problem.

B. Diabetes, Heart disease, High blood pressure, Some types of cancer, Arthritis.

C. Does not have body fat as an energy reserve, Suffer health problems, Need to increase weight.

D. Eat fruits and veggies, exercise for more than 60 mins a day.

Suggestions for being physically active every day.

A. Strengthens heart and lungs, Reduces your risk for future health problems.

B. 60 mins a day.

C. Get involved in a team or individual sport, Walk briskly or ride a bike rather than ride in a car or bus.

Importance of whole grains, fruits, vegetables and milk.

A. These foods are nutrient rich, cholesterol free, and naturally low in fats and calories.

B. Protect from heart disease and cancer.

C. Make whole-grain products the star of your meals, Enjoy fruit or vegetables with meal or snacks, Eat fruit instead of sugary dessert.

How to limit fats and cholesterol.

A. Saturated and Trans fats

B. Heart disease

C. Cutting back on fat usually lowers cholesterol intake, Read food labels to compare the amount of total fat, saturate fat, trans fat, and cholesterol in foods.

Be choosy about carbohydrates.

A. Nutrient rich fruit, and milk

B. Candy and soft drinks

C. Promote tooth decay

Why reduce sodium and increase potassium

A. Controls body fluids

B. High blood pressure, heart attack, and stroke.

C. Helps counteract sodiums effects on blood pressure.

Avoid Alcohol

A. Affects judgement, leads to accidents and injuries, puts other at risk.

Why is food safety an important part of Dietary Guidelines

Helps achieve and maintain wellness.