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  • 31. A History of Trans Fat The American Heart Association explains the History of trans fat.
  • 32. The Dish: Get the Big Fat Picture According to the American Heart Association, your saturated fat consumption should be less than 7 percent of your daily calories and your trans fat consumption less than 1 percent.
  • 33. The Dish: Personal Daily Calorie and Fat Limits The Dish: Personal Daily Calorie and Fat Limits from the American Heart Association.
  • 34. Single-Parent and Working-Parent Heart Health The American Heart Association explains how single parents and working parents can find time for heart health and health eating.
  • 35. INAP: The Mark Bieber Award This award honors the memory of Dr. Mark Bieber, one of the founding members of the AHA Industry Nutrition Advisory Panel, for his significant contributions to the field of nutritional science. The award is designed to recognize an early career investigator for outstanding nutrition-related research. Learn more.
  • 36. The Dish: Artificial or Natural? Taking in Trans Fats The Dish: Artificial or Natural? Taking in Trans Fats from the American Heart Association.
  • 37. The Dish: Go from Bad to Better The American Heart Association explains that we need to watch both trans and saturated fats. In fact, saturated fat represents most of our fat consumption in the United States.
  • 38. The Dish: Dig In for Better Dining Out The American Heart Association offers these tips to a healthier dining out experience.
  • 39. Jim Zanos Read how Jim is managing his cholesterol.
  • 40. The Dish: Heart-Healthy Holiday Shopping The holiday season is here, and with it come all the usual temptations. From holiday parties to family dinners, savory treats are everywhere, making it hard not to indulge. But that?s OK ? our goal at the American Heart Association is to help you choose more heart-healthy indulgences and limit foods with high levels of ?bad? saturated and trans fats.


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