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  • 51. 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.
  • 52. 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.
  • 53. Monounsaturated Fats The American Heart Association explains the heart-healthy benefits of monounsaturated fats.
  • 54. 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.
  • 55. Recipes for Cholesterol Management Healthy recipes from The American Heart Association to help you manage your cholesterol.
  • 56. Common Misconceptions about Cholesterol The American Heart Association common misconceptions regarding cholesterol levels.
  • 57. Symptoms, Diagnosis & Monitoring of High Cholesterol Three simple steps: get tested, make a plan and follow your doctor's recommendations to manage your cholesterol.
  • 58. 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.
  • 59. About Cholesterol What is cholesterol? The American Heart Association helps you understand your cholesterol levels, what is good cholesterol what is bad cholesterol, the difference between LDL and HDL cholesterol, and more.
  • 60. Top 10 Myths about Cardiovascular Disease The American Heart Association explains that the key to preventing heart disease is managing your risk factors, such as high blood pressure, high total cholesterol or high blood glucose and the best way to find out if you have one of these conditions is through screening tests during regular doctor visits.


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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%