Healthy Abbotsford Blog

West Abbotsford Walk/Run for Success

The West Abbotsford Community School Society (WACSS) is excited to announce the 2nd Annual West Abbotsford Walk/Run for Success fundraising event will be held on Sunday March 4th, 2012. This 2 km walk, 5 km run, or 10km run begins at Rotary Stadium at 10 am and continues onto Discovery Trail and Clearbrook Park. For more information, or to register please click here.

The WACSS logo of a person running


Get your kids in the kitchen!

Knowing how to cook healthy meals is a skill that kids need to learn so that they develop life-long healthy eating habits. To help get them started, The Heart and Stroke Foundation has created a Kids Cookbook full of simple, healthy recipes that your kids can help make. Download your copy for free by clicking on the picture below.

Picture of 2 kids cooking


Kid friendly meals

The Heart and Stroke Foundation understands that eating healthy isn’t always easy for kids. That’s why they have gathered a handful of their favorite Foundation approved recipes to help you inspire your kids for:

To access these free recipes click here.

A selection of vegetables


Heart health tools for your smart phone

My Heart&Stroke Health App – from the Heart and Stroke Foundation

This free iphone app allows you to use the Heart&Stroke Risk Assessment, Blood Pressure Action Plan and Health Check Recipe Helper Tools right on your phone. Within the Recipe Helper, when you find a recipe that you like, click on the ingredients that you need to buy and the app creates a shopping list for you. There is also a link to a library of videos from the Heart and Stroke Foundations team of Dieticians. Click on the image below to access this app.

My Heart and Stroke App


5 simple actions you can take to Make Death Wait

Click on the image below to find out what you can do to make death wait.

5 steps to make death wait


Are you at risk for heart disease or stroke? Find out now!

The Heart and Stroke Foundation has a free Risk Assessment tool that helps you find out what is putting you at risk of heart disease and stroke – and how you can take action to live a longer and fuller life. Just answer some simple questions about your health and lifestyle to get your customized report today. It’s free, confidential and takes about 10 minutes to complete.

Take the Heart&Stroke Risk Assessment now by clicking here.