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Eat well
Eat well
Be active
Be active
Cook healthy foods
Cook healthy foods
One simple but powerful eating plan
By Cara Rosenbloom RD

Want to reduce your risk of high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease and stroke? You can do all that by following a few simple rules for healthy eating. Our dietitian explains.
How to get started on healthy activity

Whether you're six or 60, it's never too late to make physical activity part of every day. You'll feel better and reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke. We've got lots of ideas to get you started.
Treat yourself to these healthy desserts.
Carrot cookies
Maple banana bread
Pineapple lime rice pudding
More recipes
Cilantro and black bean farro salad
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Dairy Farmers of Canada supports Canadians in eating well. Try these delicious recipes:

•  Mexican squash and bean salad •  Scottish oat and leek pilaf with salmon
•  Grilled steak and Monterey Jack roll-ups •  Okanagan Valley fruit salad
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