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Table 2 Food Guide nutrition knowledge of Canadians

From: Are we really “eating well with Canada’s food guide”?

What is the food group we should eat the most servings of?
  Grain Products Milk and Alternatives Vegetables and Fruit Meat and Alternatives
% % % %
Male 9.6 5.2 74.8 10.4
Female 6.7 5.2 83.1 5.0
Overall 8.1 5.2 79.1 7.6
  How often should you eat dark green vegetables? How often should you eat orange coloured vegetables?
Once a day % %
 Male 74.9 43.6
 Female 77.4 47.0
 Overall 76.2 45.3
3 times per week
 Male 18.3 43.5
 Female 20.6 42.9
 Overall 19.4 43.2
Once a week
 Male 3.8 11.0
 Female 4.0 8.8
 Overall 3.9 9.9
Twice a month
 Male 0.6 1.9
 Female 0.3 1.3
 Overall 0.4 1.6