2005 Dietary Guidelines for Pocket PCConfused about diet and fitness plans - low-carb, low-fat, low-calorie? The U.S. government''s "2005 Dietary Guidelines" provides all the answers you''re looking for.
2005 Dietary Guidelines by: Rampart Software Development, last updated: 08/03/2005
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About 2005 Dietary GuidelinesIf you're confused about diet and exercise, you're not alone. Low-carb, low-fat, low-calorie - which one is right for you? And, how much should you exercise - moderately or vigorously, and how often? The U.S. government has come to your aid with The 2005 Dietary Guidelines, a joint publication of the U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services and Agriculture. Published once every five years, The 2005 Dietary Guidelines provides no-nonsense information and advice for choosing a nutritious diet, maintaining a healthy weight, achieving adequate exercise, and keeping foods safe to avoid foodborne illness. It is chock-full of figures and tables displaying information on nutrients, vitamins and minerals, weight management, physical activity, food groups, fats, carbohydrates, sodium and potassium and alcoholic beverages.Written by a committee of scientific experts who reviewed and analyzed the most current dietary and nutritional information, it is a detailed scientific analysis that identifies key issues such as energy balance, the consequences of a sedentary lifestyle, and the need to emphasize certain food choices to address nutrition issues for the American public.Did You Know - Playing an hour of golf, walking and carrying your own clubs, burns 330 calories?In 2002, 65 % of U.S. adults were overweight, up from 56 % in 1994, and 30 % were obese, up from 23 %. 16 % of children and adolescents 6-19 years old are overweight. Many major illnesses are a direct result of poor diet and physical inactivity, such as cardiovascular disease, type two diabetes, hypertension, osteoporosis, and certain cancers. The 2005 Dietary Guidelines can help everyone live a longer and healthier life by providing a framework on which to base a healthier lifestyle.Sources of vitamin A (carotenoids):
Bright orange vegetables like carrots, sweet potatoes, and pumpkin
Tomatoes and tomato products, red sweet pepper
Leafy greens such as spinach, collards, turnip greens, kale, beet and mustard greens, green leaf lettuce, and romaine
Orange fruits like mango, cantaloupe, apricots, and red or pink grapefruit
2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
U.S. Department of AgricultureTo read The 2005 Dietary Guidelines on your Pocket PC, you must first have Microsoft Reader installed. This reader is included with most Pocket PCs, however if you don't have it, check your Pocket PC's web site or the Microsoft web site to download a free copy. Then, use your Microsoft desktop software to install The 2005 Dietary Guidelines on your Pocket PC, launch Microsoft Reader and start reading. It's that easy!Our Support Center at firstname.lastname@example.org is available 24/7 to answer any questions you might have.