Chapter 2 review # - Chapter 2 Chapter 2 : Designing a...

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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 2 Chapter 2 : Designing a Healthful Diet Objectives: Designing a Healthful Diet Objectives: Identify the characteristics of a healthy diet Name five components that must be on a food label and use a food label to determine the quality/adequacy of a given food Describe the Dietary Guidelines for Americans and discuss how these Guidelines can be used to create a healthy diet Explain how MyPyramid can be used to create a healthy diet Discuss the characteristics of the DASH diet 1. A Healthful Diet is: Adequate :::: The dietary characteristic of providing all of the essential nutrients, fiber, and energy in sufficient amounts to maintain health and body weight. Moderate ::::1. The dietary characteristic of providing constituents :: within set limits.2. nothing in excess. 3. Refers to eating the right amounts of foods to maintain a healthful weight and optimize ::: the body’s metabolic :::: processes. Balanced:Providing foods of different types in proportion to each other to provide the correct amount of nutrients. Such as milk and rich. Varied: 1. The dietary characteristic of providing a wide selection of food – provides increased variety of nutrients. 2. The opposite of monotony :::::. 2. Concept of nutrient Density: A measure of the nutrients a food provides relative to the energy it provides. The more nutrients and the fewer kcalories = Higher the nutrient density.more nutrients and the fewer kcalories = Higher the nutrient density....
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This note was uploaded on 02/23/2012 for the course SOC 101 taught by Professor Prof. during the Spring '11 term at University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

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