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  • 61. Nutrition The American Heart Association helps you start your heart-healthy diet today by knowing the basics of nutrition.
  • 62. Whole Grains The American Heart Association has all the information you need on whole grains and including them as part of a heart-healthy diet.
  • 63. Managing Blood Pressure with a Heart-Healthy Diet The American Heart Association explains how to manage high blood pressure with a heart-healthy diet.
  • 64. Healthy Eating The American Heart Association wants you to live heart healthy with help from our Nutrition Center.
  • 65. Simple Cooking with Heart Seasons of Eating The American Heart Association has all the information you need on seasonal fruits and vegetables with this Simple Cooking with Heart budget shopping infographic.
  • 66. Heart-Check Recipe Certification Program Nutrition Requirements The American Heart Association and The Heart-Check mark take the guesswork out of spotting heart-healthy recipes. Learn more about the nutritional requirements for recipe certification.
  • 67. How a Food Becomes Heart-Check Certified The American Heart Association explains how a food becomes Heart-Check certified.
  • 68. The Diabetic Diet The American Heart Association explains that if you?re a person with diabetes, you may juggle a lot of concerns. Eating a healthy diet is a big part of the balancing act.
  • 69. Fats 101 The American Heart Association explains all you need to know about the different types of fats; good and bad.
  • 70. Added Sugars Add to Your Risk of Dying from Heart Disease The American Heart Association explains how added sugars add to your risk of dying from heart disease.


Our Mission

Community

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

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

We’re improving the quality of care for heart and stroke patients by:

  • Training millions of Americans in CPR, advanced life support, AED (defibrillator) use and first aid; promoting AED placement in businesses and public places
  • Improving emergency care for heart attack victims through our Mission: Lifeline community-based initiative
  • Helping hospitals treat cardiac and stroke patients according to proven guidelines using our Get With The Guidelines® program
  • Strengthening stroke systems of care, teaching the public to respond to warning signs, and providing resources for stroke survivors and caregivers

We’re reaching at-risk populations through cause initiatives and online tools:

Nationwide, we invest over $132 million a year ($3.2 billion since 1949) in heart and stroke research that has led to recent breakthroughs such as clot-busting drugs and drug-eluting stents. Healthcare providers learn about medical advances and new treatment guidelines though our journals, conferences and online courses.

American Heart Association
2015-2016 Expenditures

Pie chart showing breakdown of expenses
  • Research 20.3%
  • Public Health Education 36.7%
  • Professional Education and Training 16.7%
  • Community Services 8.1%
  • Management and General 7.1%
  • Fund Raising 11.1%