Canada's Food Guide

Canada's Food Guide

Sample meal plate showing 1/2 plate vegetables and fruit, 1/4 plate protein foods, and 1/4 plate whole grain foods, with water as drink

Canada's Food Guide provides guidelines for eating well and staying healthy. This helps reduce the risk for long-term (chronic) diseases. Following the food guide will help you get enough vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients.

Canada's Food Guide recommends that you make it a habit to eat a variety of healthy foods each day, limit highly processed foods, and be aware of things that can shape the food choices you make. Visit Canada's Food Guide at for more information.

Current as of: March 1, 2023

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:
Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine
Colleen O'Connor PhD, RD - Registered Dietitian
Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine
Rhonda O'Brien MS, RD, CDE - Certified Diabetes Educator