Reaction to Canada’s new Food Guide

CBC News  – Metro Morning

Canada’s new Food Guide is a big departure from previous ones, featuring meat and dairy less prominently than in the past. The new food guide rather focuses on fruits and vegetables, whole grains, proteins, water as your drink of choice. Listen to a great interview with Nick Saul, President and CEO of Community Food Centres Canada. Read article here

Excerpt: Re: Canada’s Food Guide – “The fact that they didn’t actually look at industry commissioned reports on nutrition: very very important. That’s not what’s happening when in comes to FOP [front-of-package] labeling and marketing to kids, which are the other two things that make up the Healthy Eating Strategy.” – Nick Saul @njsaul