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  • 71. 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.
  • 72. Cholesterol Abnormalities & Diabetes The American Heart Association explains that people with diabetes are more prone to having unhealthy cholesterol levels, which contributes to cardiovascular disease or heart disease.
  • 73. Answers by Heart Fact Sheets: Cardiovascular Conditions The American Heart Association offers these Answers By Heart patient information sheets that cover a range of cardiovascular conditions including angina, arrhythmia, atrial fibrilation, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, heart attack and heart failure.
  • 74. Keep Track of Your Heart Health The American Heart Association provides this list of downloadable resources and tools for your heart health.
  • 75. What Your Cholesterol Levels Mean What are good cholesterol levels? What are bad cholesterol levels? The American Heart Association explains healthy cholesterol levels and what your HDL cholesterol level, LDL cholesterol level, tryglyceride level and total cholesterol levels mean.
  • 76. Lemon Green Beans with Parsley and Almonds Try this low-cholesterol recipe for Lemon Green Beans with Parsley and Almonds.
  • 77. Family History and Heart Disease, Stroke The American Heart Association explains that knowing your family history is very important when it comes to understanding your risk for heart disease and stroke, but having a family history of it does not mean it is imminent that you will get it too.
  • 78. 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.
  • 79. Downloadable Cholesterol Tools Downloadable documents about cholesterol from The American Heart Association.
  • 80. Polyunsaturated Fats The American Heart Association explains good fats like polyunsaturated fats.

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  • 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%