The dietary guidelines apply these principles

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The Dietary Guidelines apply these principles, offering practical tips on how individuals can establish healthy eating patterns by specifying which foods and food components to include and which to limit.a. List and apply the six principles of diet-planning. Adequacy - sufficient nutrients from all groupsBalance- In the diet helps to ensure adequacy.Calorie (Energy) Control - control foods with low-nutrient density and high calorie countNutrient Density- promotes calorie control eating low-energy density food can eat more of a variety of foodModeration- eat a decent amount of food without overeating or undereatingVariety - eat enough food to give you all of the nutrients you need.b. Apply the 2015–2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans to support good health, increasing life expectancy and reducing risks of chronic diseases. The Dietary guidelines are revised every 5 years.Follow a healthy eating pattern across the lifespanFocus on variety, nutrient density, and amount.Shift to healthier food and beverage choices.Support healthy eating patterns for all.Focus on variety, nutrient density, and amount.
2.2 Use the USDA Food Patterns to develop a meal plan within a specified energy allowance. The combination of many different foods provides the array of nutrients that is so essential to a healthy diet.a. Plan a balanced meal using the USDA Food Patterns. b. Explain the uses of food lists to achieve kcalorie control and moderation. used to achieve calorie control and moderation, 6 on List:1. Starch2. Vegetables3. Fruit4. Meat5. Milk6. Fatc. Use the USDA Food Patterns to put a diet plan into action.Daily selection from each group (food).d. Apply the guidelines when shopping for groceries. When shopping, choose fat-free or low-fat milk, yogurt, and cheeses. Such selections help consumers meet their vitamin and mineral needs within their energy and saturated fat allowances.
2.3 Compare the information on food labels to make selections that meet specific dietary and health goals. a. Identify the information required on the Ingredients list. Serving sizesNutrient Quantities (Daily values, percent daily values).b. Identify the information required on the Nutrition Facts panel, including Serving Sizes, Nutrient Quantities, and Daily Values. The proposed Nutrition Facts panelmust provide the nutrient amount.c. Recognize reliable health claims on food labels.“Very limited and preliminary research suggests that eating one-half to one cup oftomatoes and/or tomato sauce a week may reduce the risk of prostate cancer. The FDA concludes that there is little scientific evidence supporting the claim.”H2 Develop a well-balanced vegetarian meal plan. a. List the health benefits of a vegetarian diet.

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