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  • 61. For Your Children Brochure: Safeguard them from heart disease and stroke High blood pressure, cholesterol, obesity, physical inactivity and smoking have always been "adult" topics. But many children have the same risk factors as their parents. This brochure will help parents understand that childhood behaviors lead to adult behaviors. It will support efforts to curb the risk in children.
  • 62. Meet Sat The American Heart Association explains saturated fats.
  • 63. How To Get Your Cholesterol Tested The American Heart Association explains how to get your cholesterol checked, when to get your cholesterol checked and other useful cholesterol screening information.
  • 64. Fats 101 The American Heart Association explains all you need to know about the different types of fats; good and bad.
  • 65. Public Cholesterol Screening (Adults and Children) The American Heart Association urges all Americans to have their physicians determine their total and HDL blood cholesterol levels. This is very important for those people with a family history of heart disease, high blood pressure or stroke. Learn more about Public Screenings.
  • 66. Common Misconceptions about Cholesterol The American Heart Association common misconceptions regarding cholesterol levels.
  • 67. Keep Track of Your Heart Health The American Heart Association provides this list of downloadable resources and tools for your heart health.
  • 68. Easy Food Tips for Heart-Healthy Eating Brochure This brochure shows practical ways to get cholesterol and fat out of your diet. It recommends healthy foods, tells how to read nutrition labels, and gives daily fat intake guidelines.
  • 69. Monounsaturated Fats The American Heart Association explains the heart-healthy benefits of monounsaturated fats.
  • 70. 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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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
2013-2014 Expenditures

Pie chart showing breakdown of expenses
  • Research: 21.8%
  • Public Health Education: 36.4%
  • Professional Education & Training: 14.2%
  • Community Services: 6.7%
  • Management & General: 8.6%
  • Fundraising: 12.3%