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  • 21. INAP Member Benefits The AHA Industry Nutrition Advisory Panel explains the benefits of being a member. Learn more.
  • 22. Vitamin Supplements: Healthy or Hoax? The American Heart Association answers the question, can vitamin supplements really make you healthier? Some can be beneficial, but the key to vitamin and mineral success is eating a balanced diet.
  • 23. Fats and Oils: AHA Recommendation The American Heart Association gives this recommendation for econsuming fats and oils.
  • 24. Fiber Up, Slim Down The American Heart Association explains how you can fill up on fiber while losing weight so that you don't feel hungry all the time.
  • 25. Cooking For Weight Loss The American Heart Association's Simple Cooking with Heart program offers these cooking tips for trying to lose weight.
  • 26. Life's Simple 7 | Eat Better The American Heart Association explains that eating better is one of Life's Simple 7 keys to prevention of heart disease and how a few simple changes in your diet can help you avoid such a diagnosis in the first place.
  • 27. Don't Fall Prey to Portion Distortion Big portion sizes can mean you?re getting more food than your body can stomach to maintain a healthy weight. The American Heart Association explains how much to put on your plate to help control how much you eat.
  • 28. Losing Weight Losing weight means changing the balance of calories in to calories out. Learn more about shedding extra pounds and keeping it off from The American Heart Association.
  • 29. Eating Fish for Heart Health The American Heart Association recommends eating fish twice a week to improve heart health.
  • 30. Legacy Leader: Dr. Frederick Hatch Dr. Frederick Hatch and his wife Virginia

Our Mission

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
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%