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Set of recommendations for healthful eating and active living.
Dietary Guidelines for Americans
The recommendations in the Dietary Guidelines are grouped into three broad areas known as the _______ of good health.
What do the letters in ABC stand for?
- A = Aim for Fitness
- B = Build a Healthy Base
- C = Choose Sensibly
What are the two areas under Aim For Fitness (A)?
- 1) Healthy weight
- 2) Be physically active each day
A guide for making healthful daily food choices.
Food Guide Pyramid
The four areas under (B) Build a Healthy Base include:
- 1) make good food choices
- 2) eat a variety of grains
- 3) eat a variety of fruits
- 4) keep food safe to eat
List the order of the foods in the Food Pyramid (starting at the base).
- (6-11 serv) Grains Group
- (bread, cereal, rice, pasta)
- (3-5 serv) Vegetable Group
- (2-4 serv) Fruit Group
- (3-4 teens or 2-3 adults)Milk Group
- (milk, yogurt, cheese
- (2-3) Meat and Beans Group
- (meat, poultry, fish, dry beans,
- eggs, nuts)
- (sparingly) Fats, oils, and sweets
What is another name for the portion of food that you eat at a meal.
List three things under (C) Choose sensibly:
- 1) diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol
- 2) eat less sugar
- 3) use less salt
No more than _____ percent of daily calories should come from fats.
Corn syrup, honey, molasses, and words ending in -ose (ex. sucrose) are all types of what?
Consuming less ______ can reduce your chances of developing high-blood pressure and may benefit your skeletal system.
What 3 things are the foundation of a healthful eating plan? (what will keep you eating right)
What can you do to improve your mental and physical performance and reduce fatigue later in the day.
eat healthy breakfasts
Air-popped popcorn, an apple, a frozen juice bar, 3 squares of graham crackers, 50 pretzels are good examples of what?