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Canada food guide
The updated food guide combined dairy and meat and its alternatives into one larger group.
We've got some small-bite recipes for you.
Will they give up their beloved white pasta?
The new food guide also acknowledges that how we eat is influenced by external factors
"It reflects the Canada of 2019 while keeping an eye to the Canada of the future."
There are indications that it could look completely different from previous guides.
Almost two thirds of adults in Canada are overweight or obese, according to Statistics Canada -- a dramatic increase that has taken place over the last 30 plus years. Unfortunately the increase in obesity rates has also affected our children. It's cold comfort to find that Canada is not alone.