Canada's Food Guide

Here you will find information and recommendations for healthy eating.

If these recommendations are followed and daily requirements for vitamins, minerals and other nutrients are met, one can achieve optimal health and reduce risk of chronic disease such as heart disease.


Check Your Choices
See how your eating compares to Canada's Food Guide.

Eat well with Canada's Food Guide!
Learning more about Canada's Food Guide will help you and your family know how much food you need, what types of foods are better for you, and the importance of physical activity in your day.

Eating Well with Canada's Food Guide: A Resource for Educators and Communicators
This resource provides background information, tips and tools to complement each recommendation in Canada's Food Guide.

Eating Well with Canada's Food Guide: First Nations, Inuit and Métis
This new food guide includes both traditional foods and store-bought foods that are generally available, affordable and accessible across Canada and provides unique images and content.

Translated Versions of Eating Well with Canada's Food Guide
These translations are available for use with the French, Arabic, Chinese (traditional or simplified), Korean, Farsi (Persian), Punjabi, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil and Urdu speaking communities.

My Food Guide
My Food Guide is an interactive tool that will help you personalize the information found in Canada's Food Guide. In addition to English and French you can choose to print this tool in the following languages: Arabic, Chinese (traditional or simplified), Farsi, Korean, Russian, Punjabi, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil or Urdu.

Eat Well and Be Active Educational Toolkit
The Eat Well and Be Active Educational Toolkit is designed to help those who teach groups of children and adults about healthy eating and physical activity, and encourage individuals to take action to maintain and improve their health.