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Dietitians warn on state of Canadians’ diets


October 23, 2009
By FoodAndDrinkEurope.com


Oct. 23, 2009 – Findings from a new survey on Canadian eating habits have caused
dietitians to warn that the population’s nutritional health may be in
peril, as many people reported eating none of the major food groups
each day.


Oct. 23, 2009 – Findings from a new survey on Canadian eating habits have caused
dietitians to warn that the population’s nutritional health may be in
peril, as many people reported eating none of the major food groups
each day.


The latest set dietary
guidelines for Canadians, published in 2007, encourage people to focus
on vegetables, fruit and whole grains; to include milk, meat and their
alternatives; and to limit foods that are high in calories, fat, sugar
and salt.
But the new research, commissioned by Dietitians of Canada and Dairy
Farmers of Canada, indicates that many are not heeding the advice. | READ MORE

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