DIETARY GUIDELINES

By OcTavia Stewart

DIETARY GUIDELINES provide advice to help people live longer, healthier lives for people two yrs and older

  • HEALTH RISK: the likelihood of developing health problems
  • DIET: refers to everything you eat and drink

Getting enough nutrients within your calorie needs

  • are the factors that determine calories needs.
  • NUTRIENT-DENSE FOODS are

How to maintain a healthy weight

  • RISK FACTORS are conditions that increases your chances of developing a problem \
  • Health problems related to too much body fat are
  • Health risks for being underweight are
  • To lose weight,

Suggestions for being physically active every day

  • Active living helps you by
  • A teen should get 60 minutes of physically activity every day
  • When including physical activity into your daily schedule,

Whole grains, fruits, vegetables, and milk

  • These foods are healthy because
  • Health benefits from these foods are
  • These foods can be included in your diet by

How to limit fats and cholesterol

  • The unhealthy types of fats that raise cholesterol are
  • Disease that can develop from a high fat diet
  • Guidelines to achieve moderate total fat intake are

Be choosy about carbohydrates

  • Food with natural sugars are fruits,
  • Food with added sugar
  • You should limit your sugar intake because

Reduce sodium and Increase potassium

  • SODIUM helps controls body fluids
  • Diseases linked to excess sodium are
  • POTASSIUM helps counteract sodium's effects on blood pressure

Avoid Alcohol

  • Teens should avoid alcohol because

Food Safety

Food safety is an important part of the Dietary Guidelines because