Chapter Six Nutrition

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Chapter Six Nutrition Nutritional Guidelines Dietary reference intakes (DRIs) Recommended intake levels of essential nutrients associated with reducing risk of chronic disease Recommended dietary allowance (RDA) Represents the average daily amount of any one nutrient to protect against nutritional deficiency (United States Department of Agriculture) USDA MyPyramid Graphic nutritional tool you can customize to see recommendations for daily food choices MyPyramid Based on familiar food groups Highlights physical activity Interactive tools at www.mypyrmid.gov Assess your current diet Calculate your calorie needs Nutritional guidelines Daily values: standards used on food labels to indicate how a particular food contributes to the recommended daily intake of major nutrients in a 2,000-calorie diet USDA dietary guidelines for Americans… 2005 dietary guidelines The guidelines are designed to address two major concerns: The role of poor diet and a sedentary lifestyle in the major causes of
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This note was uploaded on 11/03/2010 for the course HSES 260 taught by Professor Laurietennant during the Fall '09 term at Kansas.

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