chapter 8 dietary guidelines

What do dietary guidelines do for Americans?

A.) A health risk is the likelihood of developing health problems such as heart disease, diabetes, and some cancers.

B.) A diet is an eating plan

Getting enough nutrients within your calorie needs.

  • A.) Age, Gender, Activity level, and whether your trying to gain maintain or lose weight.
  • B.) Nutrient-dense foods is a food that provides high amounts of vitamins and minerals for relatively few calories.

how to maintain a healthy weight

  • A.) Risk factor is a condition that increases your chances of developing a problem
  • B.) Health problems linked to too much fatty food 1. diabetes 2. heart disease 3. high blood pressure 4. some types of cancer 5. arthritis
  • Underweight people can suffer from health problems.
  • 2 suggestions for losing weight 1. increase physical activity 2. small increase in food and beverage calories

suggestions for being physically active everyday

  • 1. Helps control your weight 2. Helps strengthen your heart and lungs
  • A teen should get 60 minutes or more of physical activity a day
  • 1. Get involved in a team or individual sport 2. Use stairs instead of the elevators

Importance of whole grains fruits vegetables and milk

  • A.)1. They are nutrient rich 2. Cholesterol free 3. Naturally low in fats and calories
  • B.)1. Help protect against heart disease 2. Help protect you from cancer
  • C.)1. Eat fruit instead of sugary desserts 2. Eat meals featuring cooked dry beans or peas 3.Enjoy fruits or vegetables with meals and as snacks

how to limit fats and cholesterol

  • A.) 1. saturated fats 2. trans fat
  • B.) heart disease
  • 1. keep saturated fat to less than 10% of your calories 2. limit cholesterol to less than 300 milligrams per day.

Avoid alcohol

1.) Drinking can affect your influence

2.) Drinking can lead to accidents and injuries

3.) Drinking can affect your judgement