dietary guidelines

dietary guidelines

A series of dietary recommendations from the Nutrition Committee of the American Heart Association (and other bodies) intended to improve cardiovascular health.

Dietary Guidelines (American Heart Association)
▪ Caloric intake:  
   – Fat should be < 30% of total calories; 
   – Saturated fat should be < 10% of total calories; 
   – Polyunsaturated fat consumption should be < 300 mg/day; 
   – Carbohydrates (especially complex type) should constitute 1/2 of calories in diet; 
   – Protein should constitute the remainder;
   –Calories should be sufficient to maintain the body weight. 
▪ Sodium intake should be < 3 g/day. 
▪ Alcohol consumption should be ≤ 60 g (2 oz)/day1.
▪ A wide variety of foods should be consumed.

dietary guidelines

Cardiology A series of dietary recommendations from the Nutrition Committee of the Am Heart Assn, that promote cardiovascular health. See Caloric restriction, food pyramid, French paradox.
Dietary Guidelines-American Heart Association
1.  Fat should comprise < 30% of total calories
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2.  Saturated fat should comprise < 10% of total calories
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3.  Polyunsaturated fat consumption should be < 300 mg/day
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4.  Carbohydrates (especially complex type) should constitute12 of calories in diet
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5.  Protein constitutes the remainder, ie 100% – (1% + 4%)
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6.  Sodium should be < 3 g/day
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7.  Alcohol consumption should be ≤ 60 g (2 oz)/day
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8.  Calories should be sufficient to maintain the body weight
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9.  A wide variety of food should be consumed
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