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Do you have high cholesterol? Your future heart health could depend on research by Dr. Gordon Francis. See the details below. Also in this issue: identifying the root causes of heart disease and stroke, our visual guide to sugar, and heart-healthy Thanksgiving recipes.
 
 
 
 
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Cracking cholesterol's code
 
Cracking cholesterol's code
How does high cholesterol clog your arteries? A groundbreaking discovery led by Dr. Gordon Francis changes what we know about the sticky fat and how it leads to higher rates of heart disease and stroke.
SEE THE RESEARCH >
 
Where sugar hides
 
Where sugar hides
You've kicked sugar to the curb. But is the sweet stuff still sneaking into your foods? Check out these infographics to uncover hidden sugars.
SEE THE FACTS >
 
Investing in your grandchildren's health
 
Investing in your grandchildren's health
Why do some people develop heart disease, stroke and cancer, while others don't? A massive new study will track more than 10,000 Canadians to better understand the root causes of these diseases. The answers could save lives for generations to come.
SEE THE RESEARCH >
 
 
19 no-guilt Thanksgiving recipes
 
19 no-guilt Thanksgiving recipes
Serve up a heart-healthy turkey dinner (with all the fixings) the whole family will love.
GET THE RECIPES >
 
 
Nearly 350,000 Canadians Nearly 350,000 Canadians have atrial fibrillation (AF). Many of them don't know it. AF increases your risk of stroke by three to five times. Protect yourself – learn how to Be Pulse Aware.  
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