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    What's your exercise prescription?
By Maggie Vourakes

When it comes to fighting heart disease and stroke, regular doses of physical activity can do more for you than meds. Dr. Paul Oh is ready to write you a prescription. Read all about it on our new blog.

Eat well
Eat well
Be active
Be active
Cook healthy foods
Cook healthy foods
Easy camping menu
By Julie Lau, RD

Campfire food doesn't have to mean hotdogs and marshmallows. Our three-day menu makes it easy to eat well in the great outdoors with heart-healthy meals that are mostly made ahead.
Swimming for fitness
By Elisabeth Smitko,

What better way to keep cool and stay active? Hit the pool or lake for a great full-body workout no matter your ability level.
These easy campfire recipes will make your next camping trip delicious.
Zippy chicken thighs for the grill
Campfire Philly steak sandwiches
Banana strawberry muffins
More recipes
Spicy Mexican shrimp skewers
Featured recipe from
Dairy Farmers of Canada, our partner in health
Dairy Farmers of Canada supports Canadians in eating well. Try these delicious recipes:

•  Mango strawberry smoothie •  Marinated bocconcini, mushroom and tomato salad
•  Tuna and Provolone pita •  Summer harvest ricotta pasta toss
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
  Add healthy years to your life
New! The free online Heart&Stroke Risk Assessment now includes a Life Expectancy Calculator. Take the quick questionnaire and find out which healthy changes will add years to your life. Try it today.


Manage your blood pressure
High blood pressure is the number one risk factor for stroke and a major risk factor for heart disease. The Heart&Stroke Blood Pressure Action Plan, generously supported by Dairy Farmers of Canada, has helped thousands of Canadians manage their blood pressure. It's free and easy to use! Get started today.


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Buy a ticket for the Loterie du Cœur and you could win the Maison Rouge Canal Vie, designed by Bonneville house while supporting world-class, life-saving research! The Grand Prize is valued at $550,000 including taxes, and tickets are on sale for $20 each. Deadline for purchase is Nov. 20. For details, visit

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