CH. 8 Dietary Guidelines
What do the dietary guidelines do for Americans?
What it means to be on a diet is basically a eating plan.
Getting enough nutrients within your calorie needs.
Nutrient-dense foods are foods with a lot of nutrients, but low in calories.
How to maintain a healthy weight.
Health problems related to too much body fat are diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, arthritis, and some types of cancer.
Health risks for being under weight may suffer health problems and may need to increase their weight.
A suggestion for losing weight are be more active and small decreases in food and beverage calories.
Suggestions for being physically active every day
A teen should get 60 minutes or more a day in their daily routine.
2 guidelines for including physical activity into your daily schedule are use stairs than the elevator, and help with chores.
Importance of whole grains, fruit,vegetables and milk
2 health benefits of these foods are they help protect against heart disease, and cancer.
3 ways too include these foods in your diet are eat fruit instead of a sugary dessert, drink yogurt smoothies for a snack, and make whole grain products the star of your meal.