Canadian lifestyle choices: a public health failure

Rosenfield, Daniel; Hubert, Paul C.; Stanbrook, Matthew B.; MacDonald, Noni; Flegel, Ken; Coutts, Jane
September 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/20/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 13, p1461
Academic Journal
The authors reflect on the lifestyle choices of Canadians and the inability of the government to address issues on improving health policies. The authors relate that there is confusing or no nutritional labeling on foods and that there is no ban on trans fats or efforts to reduce sodium in foods. They state that health advocates should call on the government to develop a public health policy and should help Canadians make healthy choices.


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