Checking up on Health Check

Truscott, Amanda
February 2008
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/12/2008, Vol. 178 Issue 4, p386
Academic Journal
The article offers information about the Health Check program of the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada. The program was designed to identify foods and restaurant menu items that meet nutrient criteria based on Food Guide of the country. It aims to help people make healthy food choices. It encourages food manufacturers or restaurants to submit applications for Health Check approval for a particular product or menu item. Products bearing the Health Check seal of approval should lower their sugar content to match 2007 revisions to Canada's Food Guide.


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