1. At the top of the food guide pyramid are foods that should
be eaten often because these foods contain more fat or sugar.
2. You need to balance your food with a variety of color,
temperature and texture.
3. High-sodium foods, those with a salty taste, have been
linked to high blood pressure.
4. One way to increase daily physical activity and eat a healthier,
more varied diet is to be realistic - make small diet and activity
changes over time. Small steps work better than great leaps.
5. The Dietary Guidelines were written to balance a persons
eating habits to help reduce accidents.
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