US Department of Agriculture
Dietary Guidelines for Americans
Visit the USDA Web Site to find the answers to the following questions.
Click on Introduction:
How many calories does a gram of carbohydrate have?
How many calories does a gram of fat have?
Click on Eat A Variety of Foods:
Find the food guide pyramid. How many servings of each of the following does it recommend?
Fats, Oils, and Sweets
Milk, Yogurt, and Cheese
Meat, Poultry, Fish, Dry Beans, Eggs, and Nuts
Bread, Cereal, Rice, and Pasta
Click on Balance the Food You Eat with Physical Activity:
How much moderate physical activity should you have per day?
What does sedentary mean?
Click on Choose a Diet Low in Fat:
What percentage of fat should you have in your diet?Web Weavers Education Page Copyright ©2000. Karen Work Richardson.