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My Thoughts on the Canadian Food Guide

There was a lot of anticipation for the new Food Guide which was rolled out on January 22nd 2019. Was I sitting on the edge of my seat for the reveal? Not really! In my opinion these guides are very simplistic; while they can be useful in some instances, they can never take into consideration the bio-individual needs of people which are very nuanced based on ethnicity, genetics and health conditions. For what it's worth here are my thoughts on the 2019 Canada's Food Guide . Some of the things I liked: Tacit Emphasis on Gut Health: Gut health is all the rage right now and for good reason.While the guide doesn't straight out mention gut health, but by encouraging people to eat more vegetables, fruits, lentils and legumes it most certainly will lead to a balanced and thriving microbiome. Most of us don't focus on fiber as much as we should which is essential to feed the probiotics, so for me this was a welcome change. Replacing Milk And Juice with Water:

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