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‘Complete revision’ suggested for Canada’s Food Guide

Kate Comeau of Dietitians of Canada said the diversity of the Canadian diet needs to be taken into account when considering revisions of the Food Guide, including geographic diversity and cultural dietary preferences in a multicultural society.
Food Network Chopped Canada winner of 2014, Paul Lillakas, amid an array of food ingredients. There are calls for changes in Canada's Food Guide, particularly with regard to carbohydrates. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
By Denis Calnan      

As Health Canada reviews Canada’s Food Guide, many are demanding that it be drastically overhauled to combat obesity and take into consideration the diversity of the Canadian population.

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