Healthy eating builds a healthy body and is important for maintaining a healthy body weight. Healthy eating means eating a variety of foods. Canada's Food Guide and other nutrition publications provide information that can help you make wise food choices. You can also use the Nutrition Facts table on food products to help you make informed food choices.
Eating well doesn't mean giving up the foods you love; it means choosing food wisely. Try some of the following suggestions when making food choices:
In addition to Canada's Food Guide, the Healthy Eating section provides you with guidelines and references for pre-schoolers, children and women who are or are trying to become pregnant. You can also check whether you have a healthy body weight using the Body Mass Index calculator.