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Health Check website, at at http://www.healthcheck.org, includes an overview of the program (text and video), nutrient criteria, resources, list of products and restaurants, tips and recipes, and dietitian blogs. Sign up for the healthy eating update. Follow us on twitter @HSFHealthCheck and on Youtube and Flickr.

The Heart and Stroke Foundation leads in eliminating heart disease and stroke through reducing their impact through research, promotion of healthy living, and advocacy. The risk of heart disease and stroke can be reduced by as much as 80 percent by lifestyle changes including being smoke-free, and exercising and eating right.
The Foundation website includes information on research, resources for Canadians, policy statements, volunteer opportunities, and information for health professionals. Sign up for the monthly Healthline e-newsletter at http://www.heartandstroke.ca or download the health apps at http://www.heartandstroke.ca/mobileapps.

Canadian Produce Marketing Association Mix it Up campaign is a social marketing initiative aimed at helping Canadians of all ages eat more fruits and vegetables (http://www.fruitsandveggies.ca).  

Health Canada Sodium Reduction Strategy including the report of the Sodium Working Group released in 2010 is available at http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fn-an/nutrition/sodium/sodium-working-travail-gro....