Dairy farmers vs. vegans: Health Canada prepares to rewrite the food guide

By September 30, 2017Dairy, Vegan

The food guide is undergoing its first major overhaul in a decade with every sign it’s going to emerge leaning more vegan than omnivore

Jenkins, a renowned nutrition scientist, is the man behind the glycemic index, a measure of how fast and by how much foods raise blood sugar and insulin levels. It lies at the heart of a load of weight-loss diets, from Atkins to the Zone.

Unsurprisingly, Jenkins is pleased with drum beats coming from Health Canada that the next iteration of the food guide, due out in early 2018, will steer people to chickpeas over cheddar and encourage the consumption of plant, not animal-based proteins.

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