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  • 11. Conquer the Craving - Learning to Resist Temptation Last-minute impulses sinking your healthy eating? Try these tips for that moment of weakness from the American Heart Association
  • 12. Heartburn or heart attack? Even though they share some common symptoms, the American Heart Association explains the difference between heartburn and heart attack.
  • 13. Get Active with Dad this Father's Day The American Heart Association has these tips to get active on Father's Day.
  • 14. Easy Food Tips for Heart-Healthy Eating Brochure This brochure shows practical ways to get cholesterol and fat out of your diet. It recommends healthy foods, tells how to read nutrition labels, and gives daily fat intake guidelines.
  • 15. Understanding and Improving Cholesterol Brochure This brochure incorporates the latest guidelines to set people straight about a confusing subject: cholesterol! LDL, HDL, triglycerides, omega-3 fatty acids - everything is clarified and explained.
  • 16. Easy Food Tips for Heart-Healthy Eating Brochure (Spanish) This brochure shows practical ways to get cholesterol and fat out of one's diet. It recommends healthy foods to substitute for unhealthy ones, tells how to read nutrition labels, and gives daily guidelines for fat intake. A convenient reference everyone should keep right next to the refrigerator!
  • 17. Life's Simple 7 Brochure A concise yet thorough explanation of the American Heart Association's recommendations for healthy living: avoid tobacco smoke, monitor high blood pressure, eat food low in cholesterol and saturated fats, be physically active, maintain a healthy weight, and have regular medical exams. 4 pages, 4" x 8?"
  • 18. Suggested Servings from Each Food Group The American Heart Association explains the suggested servings from each food group.
  • 19. Fats and Oils The American Heart Association introduces the Meet the Fats program to explain the various types of fats; good and bad.
  • 20. Cooking for Lower Cholesterol How can you lower high cholesterol? The American Heart Association offers these tips to cooking low-fat and low-cholesterol foods that help you manage your blood cholesterol level and reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke.


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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%