How many Canadians meet dietary guidelines?

The Canadian diet has changed dramatically over the past 50 years. We now eat more processed food and we eat out more often. How are these changes affecting our dietary intake? How many Canadians are meeting dietary guidelines? Our research is helping to monitor dietary behaviours and consumer food patterns in Canada.

  

Dietary patterns among young people

Diet quality is at it lowest among youth and young adulthood. How are dietary patterns changing in terms of sugar-sweetened beverage consumption, fruit and vegetable intake, and sources of food?

Nutrition knowledge

Do Canadians know how much sodium, added sugar, or calories they should consume to maintain a healthy diet?

The Canadian Food Supply

How are the nutrient levels in the food supply changing? What product categories have the most sodium and sugar?