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  • 91. 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.
  • 92. Healthy Ingredients from Simple Cooking with Heart The American Heart Association's Simple Cooking with Heart program offers these educational articles on healthy ingredients to help you and your family learn to eat healthy.
  • 93. Heart-Check Frequently Asked Questions The American Heart Association answers these frequently asked questions about the Heart-Check Program.
  • 94. About Sodium (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.
  • 95. Reducing Sodium in the Food Supply Forum AHA recently convened a two-day interactive and collaborative forum for key stakeholders and thought leaders in sodium reduction to discuss the current status and future implications of reducing sodium in the food supply and identify opportunities for stakeholder collaboration. Learn more.
  • 96. By Any Other Name It's Still Sweetener The American Heart Association discusses the use of high fructose corn syrup and the overall consumption of added sugar in the American diet.
  • 97. Making Healthy Food and Lifestyle Choices Brochure This brochure gives a great overview of how you can make simple changes in your life and diet to improve your health. A healthy diet and lifestyle are the best weapons you have to fight cardiovascular disease. It's not as hard as you may think! Remember, it is the overall pattern of the choices you make that counts.
  • 98. Meet Sat The American Heart Association explains saturated fats.
  • 99. Fats 101 The American Heart Association explains all you need to know about the different types of fats; good and bad.
  • 100. Healthy Eating and Your Family from Simple Cooking with Heart The American Heart Association helps you learn all about heart-healthy eating and your family.


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