“Have plenty of vegetables and fruits.” We’ve heard it all before, but who’s really listening? In 2020, on average, 25.4% of Canadians aged 12 and older (roughly 15.4 million people) reported that they had consumed fruits and vegetables five or more times per day. This proportion has been decreasing since 2015, as it went from 31.5% in 2015, to 30.0% in 2016 and 28.6% in 2017. The good news is that the new year brings a fresh start. For some people, this means finding new ways to lead a healthier lifestyle. There may be no better time to learn from our vegan neighbours and brighten up our plates with some fresh fruits and veggies!
Do you know the difference between the vegetarian diet and the vegan diet?
Take the quiz here: Vegetarian or vegan? (noslangues-ourlanguages.gc.ca).
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