Chap2b - Water Water If someone were to ask you what the...

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1 Water Water If someone were to ask you what the most essential nutrient was, what would you say? Women need approximately 9 glasses of water a day. Men need about 12 – 13 glasses a day. More or less depending on activity level
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2 Recommendations for Healthy Eating Dietary Guidelines (2005) What are they? The cornerstone of federal nutrition policy and nutrition education programs Why are they important? They allow the government to speak with one voice in regard to proper dietary habits for health Americans How were they developed? Evidence-based independent advisory committee Government review, public comment Translation to meaningful messages (mypyramid)
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3 Recommendations for Healthy Eating Recommendations of the 2005 Recommendations of the 2005 dietary guidelines dietary guidelines 9 different areas Adequate nutrients Weight management Physical activity Food groups Fats Carbohydrates Sodium and potassium Alcoholic Food safety
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4 2005 Dietary Guidelines obtained from ADEQUATE NUTRIENTS WITHIN CALORIE ADEQUATE NUTRIENTS WITHIN CALORIE NEEDS NEEDS Consume a variety of nutrient-dense foods and beverages within and among the basic food groups. Meet recommended intakes within energy needs by adopting a balanced eating pattern.
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5 2005 Dietary Guidelines obtained from WEIGHT MANAGEMENT WEIGHT MANAGEMENT To maintain body weight, balance calories from foods and beverages with calories expended. (Calories in/Calories out) To prevent weight gain over time, decrease food and beverage calories and increase physical activity.
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6 2005 Dietary Guidelines obtained from PHYSICAL ACTIVITY PHYSICAL ACTIVITY Engage in regular physical activity and reduce sedentary activities to promote health,
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