It's a shocking fact that up to 80 per cent of premature heart disease and stroke could be prevented. Our CEO shares his thoughts on how we can and must change this. Also in this issue: news on saturated fats, our Healthy Candidates campaign and a heart-healthy soup recipe.
Up to 80 per cent of premature heart disease and stroke is preventable. Heart and Stroke Foundation CEO David Sculthorpe talks about what each of us can do to reduce our risk â€“ and how research is critical to preventing disease. READ MORE >
Help us make better health a priority during this federal election campaign. 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. SEE THE CHALLENGE >
A panel of national and international experts helped craft the Foundation's new position statement on saturated fats. Their bottom line: eat healthier by cutting down on processed foods and focusing instead on whole, natural foods. GET THE DETAILS >
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