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  • 81. 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.
  • 82. 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.
  • 83. Lifestyle Changes and Cholesterol The American Heart Association explains lifestyle changes to lower high cholesterol including eating a heart-healthy diet, regular physical activity and quitting smoking.
  • 84. 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.


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  • 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%