mini recipe e-book
Heart healthy recipes from Lisa Rutledge RD, high in omega 3s, fibers, etc..
to expect when visiting a dietitian
If you’d like to learn more about how a dietitian can help you, take a look at Lisa Rutledge’s Youtube video “What to expect when visiting a dietitian".
LIFE Sodium intake calculator
"All salt has a lot of sodium and it is in most of the foods we eat. Answering the questions will help you determine how much sodium you consume each day."
Living with diabetes can be challenging - but you are not alone. In addition to our website, print materials and toll-free information line, the Canadian Diabetes Association offers a wide range of programs and services to help you learn more about your condition and meet others living with it.
Heart and Stroke Foundation
Great Things Happen When You Put Your Heart Into It.™
Personal use downloads for a Heart Health Handbook on cardiac rehabilitation and congestive heart failure, as well as Diet Sheets for hypertension, congestive heart failure, potassium replacement, high cholesterol and type 2 diabetes.
Cardiac Rehabilitation Foundation
The Canadian Cardiac Rehabilitation Foundation supports community cardiac rehabilitation programs across Canada and organizations that investigate better methods of rehabilitation and secondary prevention of heart disease.
Daily tips on nutrition and information on nutrition trends. You can download facts sheets and read position papers that go into greater depth on various related topics.
Canada: Food and Nutrition
Consumer-friendly nutrition information with many interactive feautures.
Over 1600 pages of information relevant to both the public and health care professionals.
Independent educational site that provides information on heart disease including reports on new drugs and clinical trials.
Support organization for heart patients, families, and care givers.
Hart: New Start
A great site that answers the common questions indiviuduals have after a cardiac event.
Institute of Nutrition
Great variety of information on nutrition for both the patient and the professional.
for Nutrition Policy Promotion
You can check your overall diet quality in the "Interactive Health Eating Index". There are also 2000 Dietary Guidelines.
of Canada/Les diététistes du Canada
Nutritional information for the general public and health care professionals. Check out the "eat well, live well" section. Many interactive features.
Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
This site provides terrific patient information on cholesterol, blood pressure, obesity, and heart disease
The Low Fat Vegetarian Recipe Archive
Fat free, low vegetarian recipes, as well as information on healthy, very low fat diets.
Institute of Stress
Non profit organization that maintains a large library of information on all stress related topics
Association of Cardiac Rehabilitation
For health professionals and gives information about the association.
Clinic Health Oasis
Good nutrition information and consumer-friendly. Many reference articles divided by category. You may send your questions to the Mayo Dietician.
Food and Nutrition Information Center
Information on food-composition data, research briefs, educational materials.
Nutrition Facts Calorie
This site maintains a larger food database than the USDA, includes information on fast foods and food additives, and provides useful tools for analyzing your diet.
The quickest way to find out what's good and bad about the foods you eat.
- more than medication
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