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

    Challenge your candidates!

Let's make health a priority during the 2015 federal election. Let your candidates know it's an issue that matters to you. Send them the Healthy Candidates' challenge to promote and support better health in Canada. Cast your vote for better health now.

6 ways to encourage outdoor play

With kids back at school, creating space for active play in their busy lives is more important than ever. Here are six ways to make sure it happens.

Eat well
Eat well
Be active
Be active
Cook healthy foods
Cook healthy foods
What to eat before and after exercise
By Cara Rosenbloom, RD

Planning to break a sweat? Load up on these essential foods to stay energized and recover faster.
How to be active when you have no time
By Matt Mayer, MSc

Your hectic schedule doesn't have to derail your fitness goals. Try these clever solutions to stay active when you're pressed for time.
Give your body the fuel it needs with these healthy workout snacks.
Grilled turkey strips
Almond oat bars
Roasted figs with honey
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Three-grain salad with goat cheese
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Dairy Farmers of Canada, our partner in health
Dairy Farmers of Canada supports Canadians in eating well. Try these delicious recipes:

•  Yummy apple breakfast biscuits •  Be green smoothie
•  Squash and feta penne rigate •  Chicken and avocado quesadillas
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