How does a food pyramid help individuals eat a healthy diet?

A. A food pyramid illustrates the chemicals and additives put in foods so individuals can plan a diet with more natural ingredients.
B. A food pyramid makes suggestions on what food groups should be included in a healthy diet and what percentage of the diet each group should make up.
C. A food pyramid tells individuals the exact foods to eat each day and how much of each they can consume.
D. A food pyramid helps individuals plan their diet by giving guidelines on vitamins, minerals, and calories to consume each day.



Which statement best describes a lifestyle with healthy eating habits?

A. John and his family follow a diet plan that consists of healthy foods. If they begin to gain weight, they eat only protein until their weight drops to where they want it to be.
B. Shannon and Shandra watch their weight carefully. They eat diets with no fat or sweets. Because of their plan, they stay very thin.
C. Andrew is a wrestler and needs to stay at a consistent weight. In order to do so, he follows the dietary recommendations of a dietician carefully and always maintains a balanced diet.
D. Maria and her brother Jose are obsessed with their appearance. In order to maintain a super-skinny look, Maria eats a low-calorie, no-fat, high-protein diet. In order to stay bulked up, Jose eats all protein and fats.