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  • 1. Dietary Fats | American Heart Association... to choose foods that provide good fats (monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats) and balance the ... will be low in both saturated fats and trans ...

    www.heart.org/en/healthy-living/healthy-eating/eat-smart/f ts/dietary-fats

  • 2. Monounsaturated Fat | American Heart Association... fats and/or polyunsaturated fats instead of foods that contain saturated fats and/or ... From a chemical standpoint, monounsaturated fats are simply ...

    www.heart.org/en/healthy-living/healthy-eating/eat-smart/f ts/monounsaturated-fats

  • 3. The Skinny on Fats | American Heart Association... panel, directly beneath the line for Saturated Fat. This means ... There are two kinds of unsaturated fats: monounsaturated and polyunsaturated. ...

    www.heart.org/en/health-topics/cholesterol/prevention-and- reatment-of-high-cholesterol-hyperlipidemia/the-skinny-on-fats

  • 4. Cooking to Lower Cholesterol | American Heart Association... omega-3 fatty acids, especially when it replaces less healthy proteins that are high in saturated fat and low in unsaturated fat. ... Lower dairy fats. ...

    www.heart.org/en/health-topics/cholesterol/prevention-and- reatment-of-high-cholesterol-hyperlipidemia/cooking-to-lower-cholesterol rol

  • 5. Heart-Check Food Certification Program Nutrition ...... Total Fat: No limit; Saturated Fat: 4 g or less (per 50 ... Trans Fat: Less than 0.5 g (also per label serving ... Added Fats: Less than 0.5 g per RACC; Added ...

    www.heart.org/en/healthy-living/company-collaboration/hear -check-certification/heart-check-in-the-grocery-store/heart-check-food-certification-program-nutrition-requirements d-certification-program-nutrition-requirements

  • 6. How a Food Becomes Heart-Check Certified | American Heart ...... When a product is close to the limit for total fat, saturated fat, trans fat, cholesterol and/or sodium, one of the quality assurance measures employed ...

    www.heart.org/en/healthy-living/company-collaboration/hear -check-certification/how-a-food-becomes-heart-check-certified

  • 7. Answers from the Experts: Diabetes Management | American ...... twice per week, and limit intake of saturated fat, trans fat, and cholesterol ... Choose healthy, monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats and avoid ...

    www.heart.org/en/health-topics/diabetes/prevention--treatm nt-of-diabetes/answers-from-the-experts-diabetes-management

  • 8. Overall heart-healthy diet is more important than occasional ...... made from whole or 2 percent milk, are also high in saturated fat. The new guidelines also call for people to avoid trans fats which shouldn't be as ...

    www.heart.org/en/news/2018/07/18/overall-heart-healthy-die -is-more-important-than-occasional-indulgences

  • 9. Chief Science Officer 'sets record straight' about diet, science ...... low-fat dairy products, poultry, fish, legumes (eg, peas, beans, lentils, soybeans), non-tropical oils and nuts and restricts trans fats, saturated fats, ...

    www.heart.org/en/news/2018/07/17/chief-science-officer-set -record-straight-about-diet-science-aha

  • 10. Managing Blood Pressure with a Heart-Healthy Diet ...... grains; Low-fat dairy products; Skinless poultry and fish; Nuts and legumes; Non-tropical vegetable oils. Limit: Saturated and trans fats; Sodium; Red ...

    www.heart.org/en/health-topics/high-blood-pressure/changes you-can-make-to-manage-high-blood-pressure/managing-blood-pressure-with-a-heart-healthy-diet th-a-heart-healthy-diet



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We’re making your community healthier by advocating for key issues such as:

  • Smoke-free public places
  • More walkable and bikeable streets, roads and parks
  • Better nutrition and high-quality physical education in our schools
  • Adequate, affordable and available health care for all

We’re making your community healthier by advocating for key issues such as:

  • Smoke-free public places
  • More walkable and bikeable streets, roads and parks
  • Better nutrition and high-quality physical education in our schools
  • Adequate, affordable and available health care for all

We’re improving the quality of care for heart and stroke patients by:

  • Training millions of Americans in CPR, advanced life support, AED (defibrillator) use and first aid; promoting AED placement in businesses and public places
  • Improving emergency care for heart attack victims through our Mission: Lifeline community-based initiative
  • Helping hospitals treat cardiac and stroke patients according to proven guidelines using our Get With The Guidelines® program
  • Strengthening stroke systems of care, teaching the public to respond to warning signs, and providing resources for stroke survivors and caregivers

We’re reaching at-risk populations through cause initiatives and online tools:

Nationwide, we invest over $132 million a year ($3.2 billion since 1949) in heart and stroke research that has led to recent breakthroughs such as clot-busting drugs and drug-eluting stents. Healthcare providers learn about medical advances and new treatment guidelines though our journals, conferences and online courses.

American Heart Association
2016-2017 Expenditures

Pie chart showing breakdown of expenses
  • Research 20.7%
  • Public Health Education 35%
  • Professional Education and Training 18%
  • Community Services 8.3%
  • Management and General 6.6%
  • Fund Raising 11.4%