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  • 1. Chef Anthony Vidal promotes healthy eating The connection between healthy eating and better living is personal for Chef Anthony Vidal of Las Vegas, NV. He has Type 2 diabetes and a family history of heart-related illnesses. This father of three is taking steps to assure his family will not soon experience the heart-breaking loss of another loved one. Diabetes claimed the lives of both his mother and aunt over the past two years.
  • 2. Chef Phillip Dell shares cooking insights Sharing the amazing possibilities for a healthy, tasty diet with those who want to eat better is Chef Phillip Dell?s goal in life. He is an award winning chef who has won top honors at the American Heart Association?s Flavors of the Heart food festival in Las Vegas, NV. He is also a competitive natural bodybuilder and three-time world champion power lifter who shifted to a healthier lifestyle by losing 92 pounds and keeping it off for years.
  • 3. Healthy Foods Under $1 Per Serving The American Heart Association gives these healthy foods under $1.
  • 4. Common Herbs and Spices: How to Use Them Deliciously Forget the salt! The American Heart Association's Simple Cooking with Heart Program explains some of the common spices and how to use them deliciously in your cooking.
  • 5. Comer sano durante todo el invierno Comer sano durante todo el invierno
  • 6. El ABC de los aceites saludables para cocinar Overview of healthy cooking oils
  • 7. Delicious Cooking for One The American Heart Association's Simple Cooking with Heart program teaches you some basics of how to deliciously cook for one.
  • 8. Share Your National Eating Healthy Day Story The American Heart Association announces National Eating Healthy Day. Share your story about how you celebrated!
  • 9. Meet the Apple Family The American Heart Association's Simple Cooking with Heart program explains the different types of apples and how they are best used.
  • 10. Fresh, Frozen or Canned Fruits and Vegetables: All Can Be Healthy Choices! The American Heart Association's Simple Cooking with Heart program explains that fresh, frozen or canned fruits and vegetables can all be healthy choices if you know what to look for!


Our Mission

Community

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

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

We’re improving the quality of care for heart and stroke patients by:

  • Training millions of Americans in CPR, advanced life support, AED (defibrillator) use and first aid; promoting AED placement in businesses and public places
  • Improving emergency care for heart attack victims through our Mission: Lifeline community-based initiative
  • Helping hospitals treat cardiac and stroke patients according to proven guidelines using our Get With The Guidelines® program
  • Strengthening stroke systems of care, teaching the public to respond to warning signs, and providing resources for stroke survivors and caregivers

We’re reaching at-risk populations through cause initiatives and online tools:

Nationwide, we invest over $132 million a year ($3.2 billion since 1949) in heart and stroke research that has led to recent breakthroughs such as clot-busting drugs and drug-eluting stents. Healthcare providers learn about medical advances and new treatment guidelines though our journals, conferences and online courses.

American Heart Association
2015-2016 Expenditures

Pie chart showing breakdown of expenses
  • Research 20.3%
  • Public Health Education 36.7%
  • Professional Education and Training 16.7%
  • Community Services 8.1%
  • Management and General 7.1%
  • Fund Raising 11.1%