This lesson will focus on the different versions of Canada's food guide and why they are important, followed by a discussion on international food guides and the underlying reason for observed differences. Further, the relation between food and identity will be addressed.
The learning goals include:
- Compare key recommendations and foods represented in various versions of Canada’s Food Guide
- Describe key differences between international food guides
- Discuss how various factors (e.g. culture, geography, economic, environment, values, religion) influence personal and societal food choices
- Explain how cultural differences impact eating patterns