Basis of a Healthy Diet (15)
|2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans|
|According to the 2010 Advisory Committee, what 4 specific nutrients are often found in lower than recommended levels?|| vitamin D|
|2010 Dietary Guideline summary|
|2010 Dietary Guideline summary part 2|
|According to DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension), what 5 nutrients should be limited?|| saturated fats|
|Key nutrient recommendations for people over 50 years||vitamin B12|
|Key nutrient recommendations for pregnant women (2)|| iron|
|Key nutrient recommendations for older and dark-skinned people||vitamin D|
|Estimated calorie requirements for each gender and age group in the USA|
|What are the 3 components of physical fitness?|| |
- cardiovascular conditioning is the most important.
|Physical activity recommendations|
|What is the daily recommendation of fruits and vegetables in cups?||4 1/2 cups|
|What vitamin is associated with the best antioxidant activity?||alpha-tocopheral (vitamin E)|
|What vitamin protects cell membranes from per oxidative damage?|| vitamin E|
- clinical trials in cardiovascular disease gave mixed results.
- vitamin C gives no benefit against CVD in clinical trials.
|What antioxidant protects against cancer?||beta-carotene|
|What is the relationship between daily fruit consumption and stomach cancer mortality?|
|What is the relationship between colon cancer mortality and intake of non starch polysaccharides?|
|Compounds occurring in foods of plant origin that have been implicated in protection against CVD, cancer, and other diseases|