A review of research related to diversity in diet found studies repeatedly show that eating a wide variety of foods improves health and wellbeing.
Processed foods can be nutritious as well as economical and convenient. So let's stop demonizing processed foods, and ease up on those who turn to them for convenience and price.
Canada's food guide does a great job explaining what we should consume, but it is tailored to the wealthy and the middle class and many on social assistance cannot afford to maintain it.
A well-planned national school food progam in Canada could be a huge boost to children's health outcomes, long-term healthcare spending and local agriculture and economies.
Canada’s Food Price Report, recently published by Dalhousie University and the University of Guelph, predicts significant price hikes for vegetables this year.
Canada's Food Guide makes nutrition recommendations. But the revamped guide does much more. It directs us to consider the broader set of circumstances —the social determinants —of how we eat.
Canada's Food Guide is a political document. It does not represent those who are poor, culturally marginalized and most at risk for food insecurity.