Dietary Guidelines

Healthy Choices

Dietary Guidelines for Americans

Health risk-is the developing health problems, such as heart disease, diabetes, and some of cancers.


Diet-is an eating plan.

Nutrient-Dense Foods

4 factors of calories are saturated and trans fats, cholesterol, added sugars, and salt.


Nutrient-Dense Foods-is a food that provides high amounts of vitamins and minerals for relatively few calories.

How to maintain a healthy weight.

Risk factor-is a condition that increases your chances of developing a problem.


Health problems like Diabetes, Heart disease, High blood pressure, some cancers, and Arthritis.


Under weight people can not make enough energy.


If you are over weight try to lose weight and if you cant be active you should lose weight.

Being Physical Active every day

It helps you be more healthy and you are at a good weight.


Teens should get 60 minutes or more of physical activity a day.


Control weight and Strengthen your heart and lungs.

Importance of whole grains, fruits, vegetables, and milk.

1.)nutrient rich 2.)cholesterol free 3.)low in fats and calories.


Helps protect against Heart disease and cancer.


Eat fruit as a snack and drink vegetable juice with your meals, and drink yogurt smoothies as a snack.

How to limit fats and cholesterol

Saturated and trans fat.


Heart disease.


By reading food labels.

Be choosy about carbohydrates

Fruit and milk.


Candy and soft drinks.


So you don't get diabetes.

Why reduce sodium and increase potassium

Sodium helps control body fluids.


High blood pressure, Heart attack, and Stroke.


Potassium helps counteract sodium's effects on blood pressure.