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5 to 10 servings of fruits and vegetables each day : yes we can!

5 to 10 servings of fruits and vegetables each day : yes we can!

By Julie DesGroseilliers

Did you know that according to the latest Canadian statistics, 70% of children (aged 4 to 8 years) do not consume the minimum recommended five servings a day? In the 9 to 13 years group, this proportion is 62% for girls and 68% for boys.
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Fruits and vegetables : Canada’s food guide superstars

Fruits and vegetables : Canada's food guise superstars

By Julie DesGroseilliers

Canada's Food Guide is a reference tool that aims to define healthy eating. Its recommendations are based on scientific data regarding nutrition and health. Fruits and vegetables are the Guide’s leaders since 2007, representing food to be consumed in greater quantities every day.
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