The Canada Food Guide not based on scientific evidence

Health policy initiatives like the Canada Food Guide should be based on the latest credible research in food science, the public’s dietary habits and choices, and cardiovascular risk among others. In his presentation this past Thursday to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Health regarding childhood obesity and Canada’s Food Guide, Dr. Yoni Freedhoff raised many concerns about the how the food guide is not based upon scientific evidence and in fact has been , in part, responsible for the rising obesity rates.

  • Dr. Yoni Freedhoff, Specialist in Obesity Medicine and Medical Director, Bariatric Medical Institute.


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