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  • 51. Shaking Your Salt Habit: Reducing sodium to lower blood pressure This brochure provides a checklist for assessing current consumption, identifies high- and low-sodium foods, profiles a wide range of alternative seasonings and the foods they can be used with. It also gives strategies for dining out, and more.
  • 52. Effects of Smoking: How Tobacco Use Affects the Cardiovascular System This brochure provides information on the dangers of smoking as well as the risks posed by secondary or environmental smoke. It covers effects on circulation, cholesterol, hardening of the arteries, and peripheral vascular disease. Additionally, it addresses concerns related to teen smoking, and smoking while taking birth-control pills.
  • 53. Just Move: Our guide to physical activity (Spanish) Este folleto informa sobre la actividad fisica, ofrece estrategias para incorporarla en su rutina diaria (incluso si usted no es atleta) y alienta al lector a establecer metas de actividad fisica.
  • 54. Walking for a Healthy Heart This is an upbeat brochure on the benefits of walking and the ways people can make physical fitness part of their lives. It stresses that you don't have to be an athlete to appreciate the benefits of regular physical activity.
  • 55. Understanding and Controlling Your High Blood Pressure A guide to understanding and controlling your high blood pressure
  • 56. Controlling Your Risk Factors: Our guide to reducing your risk This brochure defines each of the risk factors leading to heart attack or stroke and clearly explains American Heart Association recommendations.
  • 57. Easy Food Tips for Heart-Healthy Eating (Spanish) This brochure shows practical ways to get cholesterol and fat out of one?s diet. It recommends healthy foods to substitute for unhealthy ones, tells how to read nutrition labels, and gives daily guidelines for fat intake. A convenient reference everyone should keep?right next to the refrigerator!
  • 58. Life's Simple 7: Seven Simple Steps to a Healthier Heart A concise yet thorough explanation of the American Heart Association's recommendations for healthy living: avoid tobacco smoke, monitor high blood pressure, eat food low in cholesterol and saturated fats, be physically active, maintain a healthy weight, and have regular medical exams. 4 pages, 4" x 8?"
  • 59. Losing Weight the Healthy Way The basics of weight management, in just a few easy-to-read pages. Includes information on how to develop a healthy eating plan, select and prepare food, and become more physically active.
  • 60. Recipes for a Heart Healthy Diet Recipes for a Heart Healthy Diet from the American Heart Association


Our Mission

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

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

American Heart Association
2012-2013 Expenditures

  • Research: 21.7%
  • Public Health Education: 36.8%
  • Professional Education & Training: 14.7%
  • Community Services: 6.1%
  • Management & General: 8.5%
  • Fundraising: 12.2%

American Heart Association Diversity Report

Attached is a copy of the American Heart Association’s 2009-2010 Annual Diversity Report. This report highlights our organization’s successes in the area of diversity with emphasis on cultural competence. The report focuses on our consumer initiatives as well as our internal initiatives. We have broadened the scope of this year’s report to showcase initiatives in each of the Affiliates. Also, we have identified key partnerships, sponsorships and strategic alliances that enhanced our efforts to reach common goals.

We truly hope that you will enjoy this copy of the report. Feel free to share copies with your colleagues and partners.

Diversity Report 2009-2010 (Spread layout)
Adobe PDF, File Size 10.9 MB

Diversity Report 2009-2010 (Single Page layout)
Adobe PDF, File Size 10.9 MB