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  • 51. Food for to Help Lower Cholesterol Foods for Lower Cholesterol: Cholesterol, in and of itself, isn't a bad thing. The problem with cholesterol comes when it gets out of balance - that's when it can lead to heart disease, a heart attack or stroke. The following are foods that can help lower your cholesterol. 1.) Whole & Muli Grans 2.) Cooking Oil 3.) Oily Fish 4.) Nuts 5. )Fruits & Veggies
  • 52. Banana Mini-Muffins Banana isn?t the only fruit to contribute flavor and moistness to these muffins?they also include fresh orange juice and applesauce or strawberries. Bake a batch to have handy for quick 100-calorie snacks, to pack in lunch boxes or brown bags, and to grab when you?re on the run.
  • 53. FATS: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly The American Heart Association helps you understand the various types of fats; what's good, bad and what the AHA recommends.
  • 54. Meals Without Meat The American Heart Association explains that eating meals without meat can help lower your cholesterol and help reduce your risk of heart disease and offers these suggestions on how to do it.
  • 55. Protein and Heart Health Most of us are getting far more protein than we actually need. Meat is high in saturated fat and can raise blood cholesterol levels. The American Heart Association helps you find a balance with fruits, vegetables and protein.
  • 56. Monounsaturated Fats The American Heart Association explains the heart-healthy benefits of monounsaturated fats.
  • 57. Drug Therapy for Cholesterol The American Heart Association explains the different cholesterol medications for lowering high cholesterol including Statins, HMG CoA reductase inhibitors, Selective cholesterol absorption inhibitors, Resins, bile acid sequestrant, bile acid-binding drugs, Lipid-Lowering Therapies.
  • 58. Common Misconceptions about Cholesterol The American Heart Association common misconceptions regarding cholesterol levels.
  • 59. Symptoms, Diagnosis & Monitoring of High Cholesterol Three simple steps: get tested, make a plan and follow your doctor's recommendations to manage your cholesterol.
  • 60. My Fats Translator The American Heart Association allows you to figure out your daily calorie and fat limits and offers suggestions on smart substitutions you can make for better heart health with the My Fats Translator.


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2014-2015 Expenditures

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  • Research: 19.3%
  • Public Health Education: 38.8%
  • Professional Education & Training: 15.6%
  • Community Services: 7.3%
  • Management & General: 7.7%
  • Fundraising: 11.3%