How to eat delicious Superbowl snacks and follow Canada’s new Food Guide

A Winnipeg dietitian says it is still possible to enjoy snacks on Super Bowl Sunday while following Canada’s new food guide at the same time. The dramatic changes to the revised food guide call for more plant-based foods, which can sound tough to follow while watching the big game. However, it’s quite simple, according to registered dietitian Jorie Janzen. “It’s […]

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Liver, potatoes and Vitamin D: the weird history of Canada’s Food Guide

Canada’s new food guide emphasizes plant-based meals and cooking at home, but it’s the latest in a long line of dietary guidelines as prescribed by the federal government. The food guide has its roots in the 1940s, with Canada’s Official Food Rules – it wasn’t softened to “guide” until the 1960s – which had to take wartime rationing into account. […]

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