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1

whole grain reduces the risk of what diseases

coronary heart disease
type 2 diabetes
colon cancer
weight control

2

recommendation for women who are capable of becoming pregnant

-choose food that supply heme iron
-consume 400mg of folic acid

3

recommendation for women who are breast feeding or pregnant

- 8 to 12 ounces of sea food per week
-limit white albacore tuna to 6 ounces per week because of their mercury content
-if preggo take folic acid/iron supplement

4

what types of sea food should pregnant and breast feeding women avoid

tilefish, shark, swordfish, king mackarel

5

recommendation for people over 50

take food with vit b12

6

how many portion of fruits and vegetables should one have a day

5 portions of fruits and veggies

7

how many meat, fish, eggs, and beans should one have a day

2-3 portions per day

8

how many portions of bread, rice, pasta, potatoes should one have a day

5 per day

9

how many portions of fat and sugary food should one have a day

0-3 a day

10

how many portion of milk and dairy products should one have a day

2-3 per day

11

what are considered healthy behaviors

-non smoking
-some physical activity
-moderate alcohol intake
-greater than or equal to 5 servings of fruits/veggies

12

what does good intake of vegetables lead to

reduced inflammatory stress which leads to better health