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

    Facing up to stroke

Eve knew the signs of stroke, yet when it happened to her, her first reaction was denial. Here's what this healthcare professional wants you to know about stroke and how to protect yourself.

Eat well
Eat well
Be active
Be active
Cook healthy foods
Cook healthy foods
'But I don't like fruit or vegetables...'
By Cara Rosenbloom RD

Having a hard time eating your five to 10 a day? Try these tips and you might just learn to love healthy, wholesome produce.
Catch Pan Am fever

With Toronto hosting this year's Pan Am and ParaPan Am Games, it's a great time to get inspired and try a new sport. Here are six to sample – no experience necessary.
Sneak more veggies into your meals with these delicious recipes.
Vegetable confetti quinoa
Carrot apple pancakes
Roasted broccoli and cauliflower crustless quiche
More recipes
Crisp salad with chayote and orange
Featured recipe from
Dairy Farmers of Canada, our partner in health
Dairy Farmers of Canada supports Canadians in eating well. Try these delicious recipes:

•  Indian-style burger •  Oatmeal date pancakes
•  Herbed barley bean "risotto" •  Anna Olson's chilled chai latte
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
  2015 Stroke Report: The critical first hours after stroke
The faster someone experiencing a stroke gets to a hospital that provides acute stroke care services, the better their chances of survival – with little or no disability. Our new report looks at why it is important for Canadians to learn the signs of stroke and how they can get the care they need faster.


New guide helps stroke survivors
If you or someone you love has had a stroke, you need Your Stroke Journey, a comprehensive, 110-page guide from the Heart and Stroke Foundation to help you understand the effects and manage recovery. Download your free PDF copy.


Beauty from the Heart at Holts
You're invited! On Wednesday June 10, show your love for summer beauty and join us for a night of charity shopping. 10% of beauty purchases from the evening will be contributed to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. See event details and RSVP.


Are you or a loved one living with heart disease or stroke?
If you or someone you are caring for has experienced a stroke, heart disease or a heart attack, we want to hear from you! Please share your insights through our focus groups or online survey. Learn how to participate.


The Heart and Stroke Foundation welcomes a new partner
Acorn Stairlifts is proud to support the Foundation. Acorn is committed to keeping Canadians healthy and safe in their homes by providing stairlift options for residents who are no longer able to use the stairs. For more information please call: 1-866-981-5990 or visit


Thank you, Fortinos
In June, Fortinos will launch their annual Paper Hearts fundraising campaign, encouraging customers to purchase $2 paper hearts in support of the Heart and Stroke Foundation. A big thank you to Fortinos and their customers for their ongoing support!

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