Dietary Guidelines

Dietary guidelines for Americans

Health risk-The likelihood of developing health problems, such as heart disease, diabetes, and some cancer.

Diet-Eating plan


The health amount of calories that you can take in, in a day depends on your age, gender, activity level, and weather or not you are trying gain, maintain, or lose weight.

Nutrient-Dense- Food that provides high amounts of vitamins and minerals for relatively few calories.

How to maintain a healthy weight

Risk Factor- A condition that increases your chances of developing a problem.

Health problems related to too much body fat is diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, some types of cancer, and arthritis.

Its not good to be under weight eather the health risk for being under weight they don't have the body fat as energy reserve.

If you are trying to lose weight be more active and small amounts of food such as calories.

Physically active every day

Having the energy and the ability to do everything you want and need to do in your daily life.Helps you look and feel your best.

A teen should get 60 min of physical active every day.

Lifestyle actives can be walking to school, washing the car, shoveling snow, vacuuming, racking leaves.


They help prevent health problems and also are nutrient rich, cholesterol free, and naturally low in fats and calories.

You stay healthy and maintain a body fat balance.

Make whole-grain produces the star of your meals. Enjoy fruit or vegetables with meals and as snacks. Eat fruit instead of sugary dessert.

How to limit fats and cholesterol

saturated fats and trans fats are unhealthy fats.

To much of it will increase the risk of heart disease.

To avoid consuming to much saturate and trans fats is reading the labels on the food.


Natural surges are found in nutrient-rich, fruit and milk.

Added surges are found in candy, soft drinks,high in calories but often low in vitamins, minerals, complex carbohydrates, and protein.

You should lower you surge in take because if not it can end up rising the chance of getting heart disease.

Why reduce sodium an increasing potassium

Sodium befits the body by controlling the body fluids.

To much sodium can cause high blood pressure, heart attack, and stroke.

Potassium helps counteract sodium's effect on blood presser.

Avoid alochol

Under age drinking can Affect, or influence, your judgment, and that can lead to accidents and injuries. It also increases injuries, violence, emotional problems, dependency and other problems. Can also bring harm to others.

Safe food is healthful food helps you stay strong and gives you the energy you need.