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  • 41. Monounsaturated Fats The American Heart Association explains the heart-healthy benefits of monounsaturated fats.
  • 42. Making Healthy Food and Lifestyle Choices Brochure This brochure gives a great overview of how you can make simple changes in your life and diet to improve your health. A healthy diet and lifestyle are the best weapons you have to fight cardiovascular disease. It's not as hard as you may think! Remember, it is the overall pattern of the choices you make that counts.
  • 43. No-Fad Diet Tips The American Heart Association offers these tips for losing weight the healthy way.
  • 44. Polyunsaturated Fats The American Heart Association explains good fats like polyunsaturated fats.
  • 45. Heart-Healthy Snacks Brochure Take the guilt out of snacking with simple tips that help people of all ages avoid empty calories and make smart snack choices.
  • 46. Healthy Eating The American Heart Association wants you to live heart healthy with help from our Nutrition Center.
  • 47. How to Eat Healthy The American Heart Association offers helpful information on how to eat a heart-healthy diet.
  • 48. The Diabetic Diet The American Heart Association explains that if you?re a person with diabetes, you may juggle a lot of concerns. Eating a healthy diet is a big part of the balancing act.
  • 49. Diet foods, Used Wisely, Can Help in Weight Control The American Heart Association explains that diet foods may help you kick-start a healthy eating regimen or learn more about portion control as you try to avoid extra weight.
  • 50. Fats 101 The American Heart Association explains all you need to know about the different types of fats; good and bad.


Our Mission

Community

We’re making your community healthier by advocating for key issues such as:

  • Smoke-free public places
  • More walkable and bikeable streets, roads and parks
  • Better nutrition and high-quality physical education in our schools
  • Adequate, affordable and available health care for all

We’re making your community healthier by advocating for key issues such as:

  • Smoke-free public places
  • More walkable and bikeable streets, roads and parks
  • Better nutrition and high-quality physical education in our schools
  • Adequate, affordable and available health care for all

We’re improving the quality of care for heart and stroke patients by:

  • Training millions of Americans in CPR, advanced life support, AED (defibrillator) use and first aid; promoting AED placement in businesses and public places
  • Improving emergency care for heart attack victims through our Mission: Lifeline community-based initiative
  • Helping hospitals treat cardiac and stroke patients according to proven guidelines using our Get With The Guidelines® program
  • Strengthening stroke systems of care, teaching the public to respond to warning signs, and providing resources for stroke survivors and caregivers

We’re reaching at-risk populations through cause initiatives and online tools:

Nationwide, we invest over $132 million a year ($3.2 billion since 1949) in heart and stroke research that has led to recent breakthroughs such as clot-busting drugs and drug-eluting stents. Healthcare providers learn about medical advances and new treatment guidelines though our journals, conferences and online courses.

American Heart Association
2015-2016 Expenditures

Pie chart showing breakdown of expenses
  • Research 20.3%
  • Public Health Education 36.7%
  • Professional Education and Training 16.7%
  • Community Services 8.1%
  • Management and General 7.1%
  • Fund Raising 11.1%