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Canadians learn about nutrition from food labels


November 2, 2009
By CanWest News Service

Nov. 2, 2009 – The majority of Canadians stay informed about nutrition from food
labels even though many may not be reading them correctly, according to
a study released Friday by the Canadian Council of Food and Nutrition.

Nov. 2, 2009 – The majority of Canadians stay informed about nutrition from food
labels even though many may not be reading them correctly, according to
a study released Friday by the Canadian Council of Food and Nutrition.

The 2009 Tracking Nutrition Trends: A 20-Year History report found
in 2008 that 68 per cent of Canadians rely on product labels as their
primary source for nutritional information, followed by the Internet
(51 per cent), magazines, newspapers and books (46 per cent), friends
and relatives (41 per cent) and doctors (40 per cent).
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