Food and nutrition

Healthy eating is fundamental to good overall health. It is also important for healthy development, from the prenatal and early childhood years to later life stages. Healthy eating is equally important in reducing the risk of many nutrition-related chronic diseases.

Use Canada's Food Guide to help you and your family learn about food groups, serving sizes, and making healthy food choices.

Highlights

Cooking with kids

Cooking with kids is a great way to connect and spend quality time together as a family while teaching little ones important healthy eating habits. So get cooking with your little chef today!

Eat Well Recipes

Warm up with these new healthy, family-friendly recipes.

Healthier grocery shopping

Eating well starts at the grocery store. It's easy to make nutritious meals and snacks when your kitchen is stocked with healthier ingredients.

Food poisoning

Protect yourself by learning about food poisoning and how to avoid getting sick in the first place.

The Percent Daily Value (% DV)

The Percent Daily Value (% DV) can help you choose foods that are healthier for you.

Safe internal cooking temperatures

Every year, thousands of Canadians get food poisoning (also known as foodborne illness or food-related illness).

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