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  • 11. Glycemic Index and Diabetes The American Heart Association explains that avoiding spikes in blood sugar by watching carbohydrates in your diet is important for patients with diabetes, but it?s important to remember that not all carbohydrates work the same way. Learn more about the glycemix index and diabetes.
  • 12. The Greatness of Whole Grains The American Heart Association explains the benefitis of eating whole grains.
  • 13. Cocina simple con productos Corazón Almacenamiento The American Heart Association has all the information you need on storing fruits and vegetables with this Simple Cooking with Heart Food Storage Infographic.
  • 14. American Heart Association Industry Nutrition Advisory Panel (INAP) Learn more about the American Heart Association?s Industry Nutrition Advisory Panel (INAP).
  • 15. Hey Kids, Don't Smoke, Use Smokeless Tobacco, or Nicotine Products The American Heart Association helps kids understand the importance of not smoking or using smokeless tobacco products with Life's Simply 7 for Kids.
  • 16. Simple Cooking with Heart - Added Sugar The American Heart Association has all the information you need on added sugar with this Simple Cooking with Heart added sugar infographic.
  • 17. Healthy Swaps for Common Foods The American Heart Association's Simple Cooking with Heart program offers these smart swapping tips that put you in control of what goes into your recipes and your body.
  • 18. 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.
  • 19. 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.
  • 20. Industry Nutrition Advisory Panel (INAP) The American Heart Association?s Industry Nutrition Advisory Panel (INAP) is a unique, strategic relationship between the American Heart Association?s Nutrition Committee and food industry leaders. In existence since 1995, INAP provides a platform for open dialogue, sharing of information and planning cooperative programs in areas of mutual interest such as diet and nutrition and cardiovascular disease.


Our Mission

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
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%