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FEBRUARY 2015 He@lthline is generously supported by Dairy Farmers of Canada

    How to get strong
after a heart attack


Research advances mean more people like Tim (left) are surviving heart attacks than ever before, according to the Foundation's 2015 Report on the Health of Canadians. If you or someone you love has a heart attack, there are things you can do to make the best recovery possible.


Eat well
Eat well
Be active
Be active
Cook healthy foods
Cook healthy foods
10 dinner shortcuts
By Cara Rosenbloom RD

A healthy weeknight supper in 30 minutes or less? It's easy if you're prepared. Try these 10 shortcuts.
Working out when you're under the weather
By Matthew Mayer MSc

Should you be active when you feel sick? Follow these guidelines to get back on your feet fast.
Recipes
Make homemade meals faster by combining fresh and healthy store-bought ingredients.
Chicken and vegetable stir fry
Salsa beef polenta
Instant oatmeal pumped up
More recipes
PLUS:
Salmon and quinoa patties
Featured recipe from CanolaInfo.org
Dairy Farmers of Canada, our partner in health
Dairy Farmers of Canada supports Canadians in eating well. Try these delicious recipes:

•  Deconstructed egg sandwich •  Pasta and edamame salad
•  Hearty beef and barley soup •  Roast chicken and rice gratin with apples
Dairy Farmers of Canada - Every Day The Foundation thanks Dairy Farmers of Canada for its generous support.
This is not an endorsement. www.getenough.ca
News from the heart
  Act now to TRIPLE your donation!
For a limited time, Desjardins Insurance and MegaRed® will TRIPLE your donation.* Hurry to multiply your impact and help create even more survivors. DONATE NOW.
* To a maximum total contribution of $450,000.

 

Does your community need a life-saving AED?
Hockey rinks and recreational facilities across Canada will become safer places thanks to a joint program of the Public Health Agency of Canada and the Heart and Stroke Foundation that will place 2,000 life-saving automated external defibrillators (AEDs) across Canada. Applications are now open. Learn how to apply.

 

A valentine's gift that gives back
Honour someone you love this February with a donation to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, and send them a special valentine e-card. Your gift helps create survivors. DONATE NOW.

 

Take a step towards a healthier lifestyle
From now until Feb. 28, TELUS will donate $20 to the Heart and Stroke Foundation for every fitness tracker purchased in-store or online at TELUS. Click here to purchase your fitness tracker today.

 

Take control of your heart health in February
Is a busy schedule putting your health on the back burner? Take charge! This month, Walmart Pharmacy is offering free Heart Healthy Clinics, with Foundation-approved tips and info, to help you reduce your risk. Find your nearest Heart Healthy Clinic.

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