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  • 1. Polyunsaturated Fats The American Heart Association explains polyunsaturated fats.
  • 2. Omega-6 Fatty Acids A recent American Heart Association science advisory concludes that omega-6 fatty acids ? found in some vegetable oils, nuts and seeds ? are a beneficial part of a heart-healthy eating plan.
  • 3. Carbohydrates The American Heart Association offers helpful information on the basics of nutrition and a heart-healthy diet.
  • 4. 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.
  • 5. 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!
  • 6. Making Healthy Choices The American Heart Association offers helpful information on making healthy choices to achieve a heart-healthy diet.
  • 7. About Sodium (Salt) The American Heart Association explains how excess sodium in the diet can lead to high blood pressure and how the average American diet gets almost twice as much sodium daily as recommended.
  • 8. 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.
  • 9. 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.
  • 10. Simple Cooking with Heart Infographics and Resources The American Heart Association's Simple Cooking with Heart program has developed several infographics to help you eat healthy without breaking the bank.


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  • 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%