Ray Wardle, 80, started playing hockey as a child, stopped being active after university and has made physical activity a part of his life since picking it back up in his 30s.
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Did you know you can reduce your cholesterol level by making smart food choices? High cholesterol is a major risk factor for developing heart disease. Metamucil and Heart and Stroke Foundation want to help you reduce your risk. Simple lifestyle changes, such as eating more whole foods and upping your fibre intake can help lower your cholesterol levels. Find out more and take action.


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Having a stroke more than doubles your risk of developing dementia. These two brain diseases are closely linked, and preventing one can prevent the other. Get the details in the Foundation’s 2016 Stroke Report. Read the report.



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Stop Marketing to Kids Coalition says the time has come to protect children from harmful industry tactics and support parents to make healthy decisions for their families.
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Take control of your blood pressureTake control of your blood pressure
High blood pressure is the number one risk factor for stroke and a major risk factor for heart disease. Reduce your risk with the free online Heart&Stroke Blood Pressure Action Plan, generously supported in part by a grant from Dairy Farmers of Canada. Try it today.


Lives saved, now and in the future

Lives saved, now and in the future
It has been a powerhouse partnership that has already saved lives and will continue to do so: over the past three years, the Heart and Stroke Foundation, with funding from the Public Health Agency of Canada, has placed 3,234 automated external defibrillators in rinks and rec centres coast to coast to coast, and trained more than 25,000 people how to use them. The program ended March 31. Our infographic highlights the program’s successes.


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Give your heart health a boost
Reignite your heart health motivation with the new <30 Days app. The redesigned app, generously supported by Desjardins Insurance and Shoppers Drug Mart, delivers a pocketful of motivation with small actions that target your personal heart disease and stroke risk factors. Get the app.


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Eat healthier and support the FoundationEat healthier and support the Foundation
The Get Enough Helper App from Dairy Farmers of Canada helps you make sure you’re meeting recommended servings from Canada’s Food Guide. Plus, for each day you use the App, Dairy Farmers of Canada will donate $1 to the Foundation. Get the App now.




 

 

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Blackberry dressing adds a touch of natural sweetness to this fresh, crisp wild rice salad.