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  • 51. Healthy Eating Habits Start at Home The American Heart Association offers helpful information on making healthy choices for your whole family to achieve a heart-healthy diet.
  • 52. 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.
  • 53. The Dish: Making the Change to a Heart-Healthy Life This issue of The Dish from the American Heart Association features guest columnist David Hagedorn, a chef and food columnist for The Washington Post. David shares how a heart attack changed his life, especially his diet.
  • 54. How to Have a Heart-Healthy Halloween The American Heart Association offers these heart-healthy Halloween tips.
  • 55. 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!
  • 56. The Greatness of Whole Grains The American Heart Association explains the benefitis of eating whole grains.
  • 57. Symptoms, Diagnosis & Monitoring of High Cholesterol Three simple steps: get tested, make a plan and follow your doctor's recommendations to manage your cholesterol.
  • 58. Making Healthy Choices The American Heart Association offers helpful information on making healthy choices to achieve a heart-healthy diet.
  • 59. Prepared Foods & Mixes without Trans Fat The American Heart Association offers these resources of Prepared Foods & Mixes without Trans Fat for restaurant professionals.
  • 60. Food Packaging Claims The American Heart Association helps you understand what the various claims on food packaging labels mean so you can make informed decisions about the food you buy for yourself and your family.


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%