Results for 'heart disease'
Grandmother Gains a Healthy Lifestyle & Loses 84 Pounds
The American Heart Association brings this survivor story about Sandra, who decided to take a break from her stressful work and collapsed. The fainting episode led to a serious wake-up call when a heart specialist informed her that her unhealthy lifestyle was killing her. Learn more.
7 Salty Myths BUSTED Infographic
The American Heart Association helps you learn the truth about sodium and salt by busting the top seven myths.
Reduce Blood Sugar with Life's Simple 7
The American Heart Association helps you learn to reduce blood sugar using these simple tips.
Eating Better With Life's Simple 7
The American Heart Association helps you learn to lose weight using these simple tips.
American Heart Ride
The 5th Annual American Heart Ride is a unique cycling experience and fundraising program to support the American Heart Association.
Manage Blood Pressure with Life's Simple 7
The American Heart Association helps you learn to manage blood pressure using these simple tips.
Protect the NIH from Sequestration
Sequestration: Mandatory budget cuts that will seriously reduce NIH research funding and deprive Americans with heart disease and stroke of the innovative treatments they desperately need and deserve.
Heart-Health: Out With the Pyramid, In With the Plate
The key to preventing cardiovascular disease or heart disease is managing your risk factors. the American Heart Association explains that invovles eating a balanced diet. MyPlate has replaced the Food Guide Pyramid with a new shape and updated recommendations to help consumers follow the federal government?s 2010 Dietary Guidelines. Read how it might affect those with heart disease.
Quit Smoking with Life's Simple 7
The American Heart Association helps you learn to quit smoking using these simple tips.
BMI in Children
The American Heart Association offers this information on BMI in children and steps parents and guardians can take to avoid childhood obesity.