“Today, heart disease and stroke take one life every 7 minutes and 90% of Canadians have at least one risk factor. Heart Month is the Heart and Stroke Foundation’s key opportunity to reach millions of Canadians in February and alert them to the risks of heart disease and stroke. Volunteers are the face and the voice of the Heart and Stroke Foundation and Heart Month is a critical time when we depend on you to share our message.”
– Heart and Stroke Foundation
Ontario pork farmers recognize the important role that diet plays in reducing risk for heart disease, stroke and chronic disease. This is why Ontario Pork creates healthy recipes and promotes lean cuts such as tenderloin, loin and shoulder. Pork offers many lean cuts perfect for those who are concerned about their heart health. To learn more about Heart Month and how you can get involved click here.