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1.9: Key Takeaways

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    The key takeaways of this chapter are:

    • Canada’s Food Guide 2019 is evidence-informed.
    • Canada’s Food Guide 2019 is developed for individuals who are two years of age and older and for those who do not have specific dietary requirements.
    • The main guidelines note that: nutritious foods are the foundation for healthy eating; processed or prepared foods and beverages that contribute to excess sodium, free sugars, or saturated fat undermine healthy eating and should not be consumed regularly; and, food skills and food literacy are needed to navigate the complex food environment and support healthy eating.

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