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Table 3 Self-assessed eating habits of Canadians (compared to one year ago)

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

Compared to one year ago, how are your eating habits now?
  Much better Somewhat better About the same Somewhat or much worse
% % % %
Male 11.2 20.1 64.6 4.1
Female 13.8 19.4 60.7 6.1
Overall 12.5 19.8 62.6 5.1
If respondent consulted Canada’s Food Guide in the past 6 months to learn more about healthy eating:
 Overall 23.8 27.1 45.9 3.2
If respondent consulted any other source in the past 6 months besides Canada’s Food Guidea to learn about healthy eating:
 Overall 18.8 25.5 51.4 4.3
If respondent did not consult any source in the past 6 months to learn about healthy eating:
 Overall 7.1 14.8 72.4 5.8
  1. aIncluding health professionals such as a family doctor or dietitian, food companies, health organizations, TV programs or weight loss programs