Flashcards in Chapter 2 Deck (14):
Long term outcome of consuming a diet that doesn’t meet nutrient needs
Can result from both under and over nutrition
Tools to help avoid under and over nutrition
Dietary reference intakes DRI
What do DRI’s tell you?
How many nutrients you need to consume
Tolerable Upper Intake (UL)
Highest amount of nutrient that is unlikely to cause harm if consumed daily
Consume a variety of nutrient dense foods be careful not to exceed calories, need to maintain healthy weight
Be physically active, spending at least 30 minutes in moderate physical activity
How much do saturated fats you need to have?
10% of fat intake
What is a food guidance replacement?
MyPlate is the most recent food guidance system for Americans released by the USDA in 2011
How to use my plate?
Record your calorie needs and based on your age, gender, and activity level
How many ounces are required for a 2,000 calorie level intake?
Fat:44-78 grams per 2000 k/cal is how much percent?
Protein age and weight determines amount:
Carbohydrates minimum 130grams per day ?
What is a food label and why is it important?
Name of the food
Name/address, manufacturer and distributor
List of ingredients in descending order by weight