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when did the dietary guidelines for americans come out?
1980s
how many american adults are overweight or obese?
65%
overweightness/obesity is a risk factor for many diseases and ailments, including
cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, hypertension, colon and breast cancer, osteoarthritis, reproductive disorders
can obese people be malnourished?
yes
what year did the dietary guidelines first include specific information about exercise?
2005
what do the dietary guidelines say about exercise?
maintenance = 30 min/day, weight loss = 60 min./day, maintenance after loss = 90 min./day
the nutrients of concern
calcium, fiber, antioxidants (vitamin A, C, E), potassium, B12, magnesium, iron, folic acid, vitamin d
why is fiber a vitamin of concern?
people don't get enough whole grains
what demographic is a concern group for iron?
women of child-bearing years
folic acid is a concern for these life stages
preconception and pregnancy