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DECEMBER 2014 He@lthline is generously supported by Dairy Farmers of Canada

    Think FAST to recognize
the signs of stroke

You could save a life – maybe your own – if you act quickly when somebody is having a stroke. Now there's an easier way to recognize and remember the signs of stroke. All you need to know is four letters:

Eat well
Eat well
Be active
Be active
Cook healthy foods
Cook healthy foods
6 ways to be a
healthy host

Treat your guests to holiday festivities that balance celebration and moderation, with these tips from our dietitians.
Calories in vs.
calories out

Matt Mayer, MSc

Managing your weight boils down to simple principles. Read this before you set a weight-loss goal for your New Year's resolution.
Got a holiday potluck in your future? Take along one of these delicious recipes.
Roasted beet and
Brussels sprout salad
Carrot squash soup
Warm pineapple quinoa cakes
More recipes
Spicy beef with oranges
Featured recipe from
Dairy Farmers of Canada, our partner in health
Dairy Farmers of Canada supports Canadians in eating well. Try these delicious recipes:

•  Anna Olson's whole grain pancakes with apple compote •  Corn, sweet potato and salmon chowder
•  Raspberry lemon muffin magic •  Turkey breast stuffed with curry and gouda
Dairy Farmers of Canada - Every Day The Foundation thanks Dairy Farmers of Canada for its generous support.
This is not an endorsement.
News from the heart
  Extraordinary discoveries, extraordinary possibilities
Heart and Stroke Foundation research drives discoveries today for a healthier tomorrow. Your donation will help create survivors by making more breakthroughs possible. Donate now.


Join a team with heart
Every seven minutes in Canada, a life is taken by heart disease or stroke. Join the Heart and Stroke Foundation team of canvassers or canvass online to collect life-saving donations this February and spread awareness of heart disease and stroke. Register today to help create survivors.


A great gift idea that supports the Foundation
From now until Dec. 30, TELUS will donate $30 to the Heart and Stroke Foundation for every fitness tracker purchased online at TELUS. Click here.


Your investment can save lives
Did you know that donating securities is a tax-effective way to support life-saving research? Learn how your gift of stock could help the Foundation improve the health of every Canadian family, every day.


The Heart and Stroke Foundation welcomes a new partner
RxHelp ONE™ is FREE, and gives you access to brand name drugs including cardiovascular medications for high cholesterol, hypertension, and heart disease, at little or no cost versus the generic alternative. Visit A portion of the proceeds goes to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

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