At these Web sites, you will learn about the Food Guide
Pyramid. For each of the five food groups, list the
number of recommended daily servings and give one example
of a serving. What is the recommendation for the fats,
oils, and sweets group?
Dietary Guidelines for Americans
Visit this Web site to learn about the Dietary Guidelines
for Americans. What are the ABCs for good health? List
the ten Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Choose one
guideline, and explain why it is important for good
At this Web site, you can read about the special nutritional
needs of teens. What advice is given about eating at
fast-food restaurants? What are the benefits of eating
fiber-rich foods? What are the special needs for iron
and calcium during the teen years?