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  • Results 11 - 20 of about 110

  • 11. Carbohydrates The American Heart Association offers helpful information on the basics of nutrition and a heart-healthy diet.
  • 12. About Fruits and Vegetables The American Heart Association explains that fresh, filling and heart-healthy, fruits and vegetables are an important part of your overall healthy eating plan. Learn more!
  • 13. Types of Fitness The American Heart Association offers this information on various methods of fitness.
  • 14. 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.
  • 15. The Greatness of Whole Grains The American Heart Association explains the benefitis of eating whole grains.
  • 16. Top 10 Tips to Help Children Develop Healthy Habits The American Heart Association offers these top 10 tips to help kids develop healthy habits.
  • 17. Simple Cooking with Heart Produce Storage The American Heart Association has all the information you need on storing fruits and vegetables with this Simple Cooking with Heart Food Storage Infographic.
  • 18. 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.
  • 19. Mediterranean Diet The American Heart Association explains the basics of the Mediterranean Diet.
  • 20. 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.

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
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%