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  • Results 51 - 60 of about 84

  • 51. 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.
  • 52. Eating Fish for Heart Health The American Heart Association recommends eating fish twice a week to improve heart health.
  • 53. Legacy Leader: Dr. Frederick Hatch Dr. Frederick Hatch and his wife Virginia
  • 54. Family Grocery Shopping Tips more grocery shopping tips
  • 55. Fats 101 The American Heart Association explains all you need to know about the different types of fats; good and bad.
  • 56. INAP Current Members The American Heart Association?s Industry Nutrition Advisory Panel (INAP)'s list of current members.
  • 57. Making Trade-offs to Reduce Fat and Sugar The American Heart Association helps you learn to make trade-offs to reduce fat and sugar in your attempts to eat healthy or lose weight.
  • 58. Protein and Heart Health Most of us are getting far more protein than we actually need. Meat is high in saturated fat and can raise blood cholesterol levels. The American Heart Association helps you find a balance with fruits, vegetables and protein.
  • 59. Monounsaturated Fats The American Heart Association explains the heart-healthy benefits of monounsaturated fats.
  • 60. About Sodium (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.


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
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%