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  • 21. FATS: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly The American Heart Association helps you understand the various types of fats; what's good, bad and what the AHA recommends.
  • 22. Meals Without Meat The American Heart Association explains that eating meals without meat can help lower your cholesterol and help reduce your risk of heart disease and offers these suggestions on how to do it.
  • 23. 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.
  • 24. Monounsaturated Fats The American Heart Association explains the heart-healthy benefits of monounsaturated fats.
  • 25. Heart Valve Terms and Related Conditions As you prepare for heart valve testing for a complete diagnosis, here are some terms and related conditions you may find helpful
  • 26. Understanding Heart Valve Problems and Causes Many heart valve problems can be identified by the presence of a murmur. This can indicate valve problems such as stenosis, regurgitation, prolapse and atresia.
  • 27. Saturated Fats The American Heart Association explains everything you need to know about saturated fats.
  • 28. Heart Valve Problems and Disease The American Heart Association explains how your heart valves work and any problems or disease your valves can acquire, including regurgitation, stenosis and prolapse.
  • 29. Heart Valve Disease Personal Stories Facing heart valve surgery can be a daunting task. Hear from other patients sharing their experience with heart valve surgery.
  • 30. Risks for Heart Valve Problems Learn who is at risk of having heart valve problems, or valvular heart disease.


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  • 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%