Here are Heart-Check program resources for you and your clients/patients.Heartcheckmark.org – Consumer home page with links to all Heart-Check certification resources.
Heart-Check Mark Nutrition Requirements – A product must meet these specific nutritional levels to be certified.
Heart-Check Sodium Limits by Category – A complete list of food categories and sodium limits.
Certified Products by Category – A comprehensive list of Heart-Check certified products by category.
Grocery List Builder – A quick and simple way to compile a grocery list of foods that can help your clients/patients achieve their healthy eating goals.
American Heart Association scientific statements and recommendations that form the foundation of the Heart-Check nutrition requirements:
- Diet and Lifestyle Recommendations Revision 2006: A Scientific Statement from the American Heart Association Nutrition Committee
- Dietary Sugars Intake and Cardiovascular Health: A Scientific Statement from the American Heart Association
- Defining and Setting National Goals for Cardiovascular Health Promotion and Disease Reduction: The American Heart Association’s Strategic Impact Goal Through 2020 and Beyond
- Non-Nutritive Sweeteners: Current Use and Health Perspectives