Ch.8 Dietary Guidlines

By:Jermey Johnson

What do Dietary Giddiness do for America

What is meant by a health risk?:A health risk is something that can harm you.

Diet:A special course of food to which one restricts oneself to lose weight.

Getting enough nutrients within your calorie needs.

4 factors that determine calorie needs

1.Child:1,000 calories

2.Male:1,400

3.Female:1,200

4.Teens:2,400 per day


Nutrient-Dense Foods:Connect nutrients with calories.

How to maintain a healthy weight

Risk Factor:A risk factor is any attribute,characteristic, or exposure of an individual that increases the likelihood of developing a disease or injury .

Health Problems:Heart disease and High Blood pressure.

Health risks for being underweight: 1.Changes body temperature 2.Lack of energy

Suggestions for being physically active

2 ways that active living helps you: 1.Maintain weight 2.Boosts energy

Heath problems related to too much body fat:: Heart disease High blood pressure

2 suggestions to lose weight: 1. Exercise 2. Less eating


Importance of Whole Grains,fruits,vegetables,and milk

2 reasons why these foods are healthy: 1.Energy 2.Fiber


Benefits: 1.Weight management 2. Reduce risk of heart disease.


How to include these foods in your diet: Eat it sometimes do not force something into your diet.

How to limit fats and cholesterol

Unhealthy fats: Saturated fats and Trans. fats


Disease that can develop from a high fat diet: Heart disease


Guidelines to achieve moderate total fat intake: Eat healthy fats and exercise.

Be choosy about Carbohydrates

Foods with natural sugars:Apples,honey,pineapples, and bananas.


Foods with added: Artificial fruit juice,Flavored yogurt,Chocolate Milk,Ketchup

Why reduce sodium and increase potassium

How does sodium benefit the body? It helps prevent dehydration and keeps salinity iodine.


Diseases linked to excess sodium; Stroke and Heart disease

Avoid alcohol

1.It effects brain activity

2. Disrupt decision making

3. Teens are most likely to die in accidents

Why is food saftey important part of the Dietary Guidelines

It is important because.It can help you lose wight and live.A happy and healthy life.