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January 12, 2019 - The Global and Mail

Canada’s Food Guide poised to shift focus from meat, dairy to vegetables, protein

Canada’s Food Guide poised to shift focus from meat, dairy to vegetables, protein
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Canada’s Food Guide is poised to reduce its emphasis on meat and dairy in a healthy diet and instead recommend consuming more plants and plant-based protein, according to a draft circulated for public feedback.

The existing “meat and alternatives” and “milk and milk products” categories, in turn, appear set to be eliminated – a decision already proving to be contentious – and instead combined under “proteins."

VA: Plant food sources have plenty of protein, particularly, beans, lentils and nuts.

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