Dietary Guidelines

What do the Dietary Guidelines do for Americans?

1. Developing health problems, such as heart disease, diabetes, and some cancers.

2. A eating plan

Getting enough nutrients within your calorie needs.

1. Age, gender, activity level, whether you are trying to gain, maintain, or lose weight

2. a food that provides high amounts of vitamins and minerals for relatively few calories.

How to main a healthy weight.

1. A condition that increases your chances of developing a problem.

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

3. Health problems. Increase their weight.

4. Physical activity and small decreases in food and beverage calories can help.

Suggestions for being physically active every day.

1. Control your weight. Strengthen your heart and lungs.

2. 60 minutes or more.

3. 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, fruit, vegetables, and milk.

1. Provide most of your calories.

2. Protect against heart disease and cancer.

3. Make whole-grain products 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

1. Saturated and trans fat.

2. Heart disease.

3. Cutting back on fat.

Be choosy about carbohydrates.

1. Nutrient-rich fruits and milk.

2. such as candy and soft drinks.

3. They promote tooth decay.

Why reduce sodium and increase potassium.

1. Controls body fluids.

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

3. Counteract sodium effects on blood pressure.

Avoid Alcohol

1. Drinking can affect, or influence, your judgement, and that can lead to accidents and injruies

Why is food safety an important part of the Dietary Guidelines

Free from bacteria and other containment.