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Food and Nutrition

Maintaining Healthy Habits

Canada's
Food
Guide

Eat well and be active today and every day!

Eating well and being active work together for a healthier you. These healthy habits may help you reduce your risk of obesity, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, certain types of cancer and osteoporosis while providing many benefits such as:

  • Better overall health
  • Lower risk of disease
  • A healthy body weight
  • Feeling and looking better
  • More energy
  • Stronger muscles and bones

Steps towards better health and a healthy body weight include:

If you think you don't have time to eat well - think again. Here are some ideas to help you overcome some common barriers to healthy eating.

Explore some of the interactive resources available to help you keep track of your eating