Food Guide Basics

Eat well with Canada's Food Guide! Learning more about Canada's Food Guide will help you and your family know how much food you need, what types of foods are better for you, and the importance of physical activity in your day.

Having the amount and type of food recommended and following the tips included in Canada's Food Guide will help:

  • Meet your needs for vitamins, minerals and other nutrients.
  • Reduce your risk of obesity, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, certain types of cancer and osteoporosis.
  • Contribute to your overall health and vitality.
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