1 Chapter 10, Lesson 3 Healthy Food Guidelines The Dietary Guidelines for Americans was established in 1980 and is revised every 5 years.
2 These guidelines include … Balance calories and activity to manage weightConsume more foods like fruits, vegetables, whole grains, fat-free or low-fat dairy, and seafoodConsume less foods with salt, saturated and trans fats, cholesterol, added sugars, and refined grains.
3 Another interactive guide to healthy eating and active living is MY PLATEEstablished in 2011 with the help of Michelle Obama to support the Dietary Guidelines for Americans
4 Use these 2 food guidelines and 60 minutes of activity everyday to balance your energy intake and expenditure.
5 To get the most out of your energy intake (calories) choose foods that are nutrient- dense. The top three areKaleWatercressCollard Greens