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  • 51. 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.
  • 52. Whole Grains and Fiber The American Heart Association explains everything you need to know about whole grains and fiber.
  • 53. 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.
  • 54. Sodium and Salt The American Heart Association explains how excess sodium in the diet can lead to high blood pressure and how the average American diet gets almost twice as much sodium daily as recommended.
  • 55. How to Eat Healthy The American Heart Association offers helpful information on how to eat a heart-healthy diet.
  • 56. Added Sugars Add to Your Risk of Dying from Heart Disease The American Heart Association explains how added sugars add to your risk of dying from heart disease.
  • 57. Eating Fish for Heart Health The American Heart Association recommends eating fish twice a week to improve heart health.
  • 58. Legacy Leader: Dr. Frederick Hatch Dr. Frederick Hatch and his wife Virginia
  • 59. INAP Current Members The American Heart Association?s Industry Nutrition Advisory Panel (INAP)'s list of current members.
  • 60. Family Grocery Shopping Tips more grocery shopping tips

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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%