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February 2016 He@lthline is generously supported by Dairy Farmers of Canada

Why heart failure matters to you
By David Sculthorpe, CEO,
The Heart and Stroke Foundation

Heart failure is a growing – but largely silent – epidemic in Canada. It is the end result of all cardiac disease and there is no cure. Whether it's touched your life or not, you need to know about heart failure. Our 2016 Report on the Health of Canadians gives you the facts – and looks at the research that could one day bring a cure.


23 smart ways to save money on groceries
Everyone's talking about rising food prices. So how do you feed your family healthfully on a budget? We've got lots of ideas.


Eat well
Eat well
Be active
Be active
Cook healthy foods
Cook healthy foods
The truth about chocolate
By Cara Rosenbloom, RD

Is it a heart-boosting helper or just another sinful treat? Just in time for Valentine's, our dietitian columnist unravels the myths and gives you the healthy facts.
24 ideas for active dates

Instead of hearts and flowers, why not try a heart-pounding workout with your sweetie this Valentine's? We've got a bingo-card full of active date ideas to inspire you.
These heart-healthy recipes bring you chocolate for breakfast, dinner and in between.

Mocha fruit Bircher muesli
Chicken tenders in mole sauce
Chocolate almond bites
More recipes
Dairy Farmers of Canada, our partner in health
Dairy Farmers of Canada supports Canadians in eating well. Try these delicious recipes:

•    Ginger granola & pineapple cottage cheese •    Moroccan-spiced fish and couscous
•    Creamy tomato rice soup •    Anna Olson's sweet potato curry
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  
  New! Heart failure in the spotlight
Heart failure affects 600,000 Canadians, and another 50,000 will be diagnosed this year. Read the Foundation's 2016 Report on the Health of Canadians to learn more about this devastating condition – and the research that could one day bring a cure. See the report here.

  Let's get 1 million kids to JUMP!
Together, we can motivate kids to live healthy, active lives. Help us set a record: Get your school on board and encourage every student to be one of one million kids skipping for Jump Rope for Heart this year. Register your school now.
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