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My Plate, My Health: The Newest Dietary Guidelines

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The number of overweight and obese kids continues to grow at a startling rate. In response to this epidemic, the US government has issued a new set of dietary guidelines for Americans, released in January 2011. Provides viewers the concepts of this new food guidance system and recognize how it can help them get the variety of nutrients they need to function and grow. Demonstrates the contents of the nutrition labels that appear on food packaging, thus enabling them to make healthy eating choices. Promotes that exercise is a crucial component to healthy living, essential to not only controlling weight, but also for enhancing mood and improving cardiovascular fitness, strength, and endurance.

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