Canada's New Food Guide Adds Vitamin D

April 2007
Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter;Apr2007, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p3
The article looks at how Canada's dietary guidelines include a recommendation that people over age 50 should take a daily vitamin D supplement. According to the article, Canada's dietary guidelines are similar to the U.S. MyPyramid guide, but the vitamin D goes a step beyond what U.S. authorities have yet endorsed. The Canadian Food Guide also endorses multivitamin supplement for women of childbearing age. The Food Guide was developed by Health Canada.


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