TAMU NUTR 202 - Recommendations for Healthy Dietary Intake (2 pages)

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Dietary Guidelines for Americans; most of the class went over project for iProfile so less notes.


Lecture number:
4
Pages:
2
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
Texas A&M University
Course:
Nutr 202 - FUND OF HUMAN NUTR
Edition:
1

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NUTR 202 1nd Edition Lecture 4 Continuation of Dietary Reference Intake DRIs Acceptable Macronutrient Distribution Ranges AMDR proportion of total kcals that should come from carbohydrate protein fat The recommended ranges of intakes for energy yielding nutrients are 45 65 of calories from carbs 20 35 from fat and 10 35 from protein Dietary Guidelines for Americans DGA set of nutrition recommendations that promote health and reduce prevalence of overweight obesity risk of chronic disease designed for healthy individuals over 2 updated every 5 years Two new messages maintain calorie balance over time to achieve and sustain healthy weight focus on consuming nutrient dense food and beverages Consume less Sodium Solid fats added sugars SoFAS Saturated fats and trans fats Refined grains especially those that contain SoFAS Consume more of Fruit colorful vegetables Whole grains Fat free or low fat milk and dairy products the above will increase intake of potassium fiber calcium vitamin D Lean protein seafood beans peas nuts seeds Liquid oils Other recommendations for building healthy eating patterns Variety of food More plant based food Replace solid fats with liquid fats Only supplement as needed Solid Fats and Added Sugars don t eat over 5 15 Americans are eating over 30 These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute Putting the DGA into MyPlate designed to remind Americans to eat healthy describes proportions makes DGA easier to follow Make half plate fruits and vegetables make at least half your grains whole grains Choose lower sodium drink more water To see if you meet the DGAs use supertracker website below https www supertracker usda gov default aspx For the rest of lecture we went over the iProfile project make sure to pay close attention to instructions and keep up with tracking your food intake



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