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  • 61. 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.
  • 62. Recipes for Cholesterol Management Healthy recipes from The American Heart Association to help you manage your cholesterol.
  • 63. The American Heart Association Healthy Fats, Low-Cholesterol Cookbook Good-for-you food should also be delicious, and the American Heart Association shows how easy it is to replace the bad fats in your diet with healthier ones?without sacrificing taste?in its updated Healthy Fats, Low-Cholesterol Cookbook.
  • 64. Fats 101 The American Heart Association explains all you need to know about the different types of fats; good and bad.
  • 65. What Your Cholesterol Levels Mean What do HDL and LDL cholesterol levels mean? The American Heart Association explains healthy cholesterol levels and what your tryglyceride level and total cholesterol levels mean.
  • 66. Keith Ahrens' Story of Survival After a heart attack, Keith learned about sustainable heart-healthy eating, getting regular physical activity and changed his life.
  • 67. Downloadable Cholesterol Tools Downloadable documents about cholesterol from The American Heart Association.
  • 68. Fats and Oils The American Heart Association introduces the Meet the Fats program to explain the various types of fats; good and bad.
  • 69. Healthy Heart Quizzes The American Heart Association offers these heart-health quizzes to test your knowledge of heart attack, sodium, high blood pressure, diabetes, physical activity, medication, fats, cholesterol.
  • 70. 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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American Heart Association
2014-2015 Expenditures

Pie chart showing breakdown of expenses
  • Research: 19.3%
  • Public Health Education: 38.8%
  • Professional Education & Training: 15.6%
  • Community Services: 7.3%
  • Management & General: 7.7%
  • Fundraising: 11.3%