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Food and Healthy Eating

Healthy eating is an important way to stay healthy and reduce your risk of chronic disease.1 Most Canadians do not eat enough vegetables and fruit.1 Many Canadians eat almost one-quarter of their energy from foods that fall outside the four food groups from Canada’s Food Guide.1 Your health is shaped by the places you live, work, learn and play. Being involved in your community and speaking out for healthy changes can make a difference in your health and the overall health of your community.


Healthy Lifestyles

In addition to enjoying healthy eating, a healthy lifestyle includes:


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Date of creation: February 12, 2013
Last modified on: March 6, 2018


1Garriguet, D. (2007). Canadians' Eating Habits. Health Reports. 18(2), 17-32.