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Unformatted text preview: guidelines are also geared toward helping people reduce the risk of many diseases where there is a relationship with diet and lifestyle choices. The food guidance system known as MyPyramid provides a visual illustration of the concepts from the 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. MyPyramid also includes guidance regarding the number of servings from each food group to help individuals to meet the DRIs for nutrient needs based on appropriate calorie intake (based on age, gender, and activity level.) MyPyramid may be accessed via the Internet. Food labels are another type of tool intended to assist you with selecting healthy foods. In addition to the informative Nutrition Facts panel on the side or back of each food package, the Food and Drug Adminis...
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This note was uploaded on 05/20/2010 for the course HED 155 taught by Professor Olfert during the Spring '10 term at Grossmont.
- Spring '10