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  • 61. How to Track Your Sodium The American Heart Association helps you learn how much sodium you are getting in your diet with this handy tracker.
  • 62. 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.
  • 63. Meet Trans The American Heart Association explains trans fat.
  • 64. Whole Grains and Fiber The American Heart Association explains everything you need to know about whole grains and fiber.
  • 65. Added Sugars Add to Your Risk of Dying from Heart Disease Added sugars add to your risk of dying from heart disease.
  • 66. Weight Management The American Heart Association offers advice and tips on managing your weight, losing weight and obesity information.
  • 67. Tips for Eating Healthy The American Heart Association explains that Eating healthy isn?t just something to do on National Eating Healthy Day, it?s something you can do every day. And if you slip up today, then start over tomorrow. Every day is a new opportunity.
  • 68. Quick-Weight-Loss or Fad Diets The American Heart Association's nutrition experts recommend adopting healthy eating habits permanently, rather than impatiently pursuing crash diets in hopes of losing unwanted pounds in a few days. Learn more now.
  • 69. What's that you're drinking? The American Heart Association offers this nutritional information for your kids about the important differences in the various types of drinks they choose.
  • 70. Glycemic Index and Diabetes The American Heart Association explains that avoiding spikes in blood sugar by watching carbohydrates in your diet is important for patients with diabetes, but it?s important to remember that not all carbohydrates work the same way. Learn more about the glycemix index and diabetes.


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
2012-2013 Expenditures

  • Research: 21.7%
  • Public Health Education: 36.8%
  • Professional Education & Training: 14.7%
  • Community Services: 6.1%
  • Management & General: 8.5%
  • Fundraising: 12.2%