Healthy eating is fundamental to good overall health. It is also important for healthy development, from the prenatal and early childhood years to later life stages. Healthy eating is equally important in reducing the risk of many nutrition-related chronic diseases.
Use Canada's Food Guide to help you and your family learn about food groups, serving sizes, and making healthy food choices.
Did you know?
Restaurant meals are often high in sodium.
Think about what you're putting in your body. Understand the nutrition labels and use the Nutrition Facts Table on foods to help you make wise choices.
Use the % Daily Value information on food labels to help you compare and choose the food product that meets your nutritional needs.
Protect yourself by learning about food poisoning, and how to avoid getting it.
Learn how to handle and prepare produce safely.
Plan ahead just a little, and you'll find that preparing healthy meals can be easy.
Lower the sodium in your diet by choosing the right foods.
Choose foods with little or no trans fats for you and your family.
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