Session 6 - Make Healthy Food Choices
Part 2 - Eating Well with Canada’s Food Guide
Eating Well with Canada's Food Guide is designed to help us make wise food choices by translating the science of healthy eating into a practical pattern of food choices that meet our need for nutrients, promote health and minimize the risk of nutrition-related diseases.
Learning more about Canada's Food Guide will help you and your family know how much food you need, what types of foods are better for you, and the importance of physical activity in your day.
Having the amount and type of food recommended and following the tips included in Canada's Food Guide will help:
- Meet your needs for vitamins, minerals and other nutrients.
- Reduce your risk of obesity, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, certain types of cancer and osteoporosis.
- Contribute to your overall health and vitality.
Click on the image below to download and print a copy of Canada’s Food Guide.
Canada's Food Guide is also available in a number of formats and 10 additional languages. Go to http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fn-an/food-guide-aliment/index-eng.php
Source: Health Canada
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