Canada's Food Guide

Sample meal plate showing 1/2 plate vegetables and fruit, 1/4 plate protein foods, and 1/4 plate whole grain foods, with water as drink

Canada's Food Guide provides guidelines for eating well and staying healthy. This helps reduce the risk for long-term (chronic) diseases. Following the food guide will help you get enough vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients.

Canada's Food Guide recommends that you make it a habit to eat a variety of healthy foods each day, limit highly processed foods, and be aware of things that can shape the food choices you make. Visit Canada's Food Guide at https://food-guide.canada.ca/en for more information.

Current as of: December 17, 2020

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine
Colleen O'Connor PhD, RD - Registered Dietitian
Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine
Rhonda O'Brien MS, RD, CDE - Certified Diabetes Educator