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  • 1. Health Policy News Statements & Testimonies Health Policy News Statements & Testimonies
  • 2. Heart-Check Mark: 1995 to Today The look of the Heart-Check mark has changed over the years, but you can you can trust that it always represents the sound science and expertise of the American Heart Association.
  • 3. Eating Better With Life's Simple 7 Infographic The American Heart Association helps you learn how to eat right with some simple steps from Life's Simple 7.
  • 4. Calcium The American Heart Association explains the recommended intake of dietary calcium.
  • 5. 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.
  • 6. 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.
  • 7. 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.
  • 8. What's that you're drinking? The American Heart Association offers this nutritional information for your kids about the important differences in the various types of drinks they choose.
  • 9. Carbohydrates The American Heart Association offers helpful information on the basics of nutrition and a heart-healthy diet.
  • 10. 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!
  • 11. 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.
  • 12. The Greatness of Whole Grains The American Heart Association explains the benefitis of eating whole grains.
  • 13. Top 10 Tips to Help Children Develop Healthy Habits The American Heart Association offers these top 10 tips to help kids develop healthy habits.
  • 14. Simple Cooking with Heart Produce Storage The American Heart Association has all the information you need on storing fruits and vegetables with this Simple Cooking with Heart Food Storage Infographic.
  • 15. Making Healthy Food and Lifestyle Choices Brochure This brochure gives a great overview of how you can make simple changes in your life and diet to improve your health. A healthy diet and lifestyle are the best weapons you have to fight cardiovascular disease. It's not as hard as you may think! Remember, it is the overall pattern of the choices you make that counts.
  • 16. Mediterranean Diet The American Heart Association explains the basics of the Mediterranean Diet.
  • 17. Hey Kids, Don't Smoke, Use Smokeless Tobacco, or Nicotine Products The American Heart Association helps kids understand the importance of not smoking or using smokeless tobacco products with Life's Simply 7 for Kids.
  • 18. Simple Cooking with Heart Shopping on a Budget The American Heart Association has all the information you need on shopping on a budget with this Simple Cooking with Heart budget shopping infographic.
  • 19. Easy Food Tips for Heart-Healthy Eating Brochure This brochure shows practical ways to get cholesterol and fat out of your diet. It recommends healthy foods, tells how to read nutrition labels, and gives daily fat intake guidelines.
  • 20. Cooking for Lower Cholesterol How can you lower high cholesterol? The American Heart Association offers these tips to cooking low-fat and low-cholesterol foods that help you manage your blood cholesterol level and reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke.
  • 21. Fiber and Children's Diets The American Heart Association offers tghis recommendation for fiber intake in children's diets.
  • 22. Healthy Swaps for Common Foods The American Heart Association's Simple Cooking with Heart program offers these smart swapping tips that put you in control of what goes into your recipes and your body.
  • 23. Cocina simple con productos Corazón Almacenamiento The American Heart Association has all the information you need on storing fruits and vegetables with this Simple Cooking with Heart Food Storage Infographic.
  • 24. 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.
  • 25. Easy Food Tips for Heart-Healthy Eating Brochure (Spanish) This brochure shows practical ways to get cholesterol and fat out of one's diet. It recommends healthy foods to substitute for unhealthy ones, tells how to read nutrition labels, and gives daily guidelines for fat intake. A convenient reference everyone should keep right next to the refrigerator!
  • 26. Keep your heart healthy with Life's Simple 7 for Kids The American Heart Association helps you learn how to keep your heart healthy with Life's Simple 7 for kids!
  • 27. Dictionary of Nutrition This dictionary of nutrition from the American Heart Association will help you make heart-healthy decisions at the grocery store and in your kitchen.
  • 28. Jim Zanos Read how Jim is managing his cholesterol.
  • 29. Industry Nutrition Advisory Panel (INAP) The American Heart Association?s Industry Nutrition Advisory Panel (INAP) is a unique, strategic relationship between the American Heart Association?s Nutrition Committee and food industry leaders. In existence since 1995, INAP provides a platform for open dialogue, sharing of information and planning cooperative programs in areas of mutual interest such as diet and nutrition and cardiovascular disease.
  • 30. 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.
  • 31. Fruits and Vegetables The American Heart Association has all the information you need on fruits and vegetables and including them as part of a heart-healthy diet.
  • 32. American Heart Association Industry Nutrition Advisory Panel (INAP) Learn more about the American Heart Association?s Industry Nutrition Advisory Panel (INAP).
  • 33. 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.
  • 34. Educator The American Heart Association offers programs for the classroom and for the gym to get help kids healthy and performing better in school.
  • 35. Healthy Eating and Your Family The American Heart Association helps you learn all about heart-healthy eating and your family.
  • 36. 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.
  • 37. Eating Fish for Heart Health The American Heart Association recommends eating fish twice a week to improve heart health.
  • 38. Heart-Healthy Grocery Shopping The American Heart Association offers helpful information on heart-healthy grocery shopping for you and your family.
  • 39. Whole Grains and Fiber The American Heart Association explains everything you need to know about whole grains and fiber.
  • 40. Kitchen Equipment and Food Safety The American Heart Association's Simple Cooking with Heart program offers this valuable information and articles on kitchen equipment and food safety.
  • 41. Fish and Omega-3 Fatty Acids The American Heart Association explains the nutritional information about fish and omega-3 fatty acids.
  • 42. Making Healthy Choices The American Heart Association offers helpful information on making healthy choices to achieve a heart-healthy diet.
  • 43. How a Food Becomes Heart-Check Certified The American Heart Association explains how a food becomes Heart-Check certified.
  • 44. Fats and Oils: AHA Recommendation The American Heart Association gives this recommendation for econsuming fats and oils.
  • 45. Simple Cooking with Heart - Life is Sweet; with these Easy Sugar Swaps! The American Heart Association has all the information you need on added sugar with this Simple Cooking with Heart added sugar infographic.
  • 46. Cocina simple con estaciones del corazón de Comer The American Heart Association has all the information you need on seasonal fruits and vegetables with this Simple Cooking with Heart budget shopping infographic.
  • 47. Life's Simple 7® | Eat Better The American Heart Association explains that eating better is one of Life's Simple 7 keys to prevention of heart disease and how a few simple changes in your diet can help you avoid such a diagnosis in the first place.
  • 48. Tips for Eating Healthy The American Heart Association explains that Eating healthy isn?t just something to do on National Eating Healthy Day, it?s something you can do every day. And if you slip up today, then start over tomorrow. Every day is a new opportunity.
  • 49. Why We Garden The American Heart Association explains why Teaching Gardens are so important to our mission.
  • 50. What is INAP? The American Heart Association?s Industry Nutrition Advisory Panel (INAP) is a unique, strategic relationship between the American Heart Association?s Nutrition Committee and food industry leaders. Learn more.
  • 51. Vitamin Supplements: Healthy or Hoax? The American Heart Association answers the question, can vitamin supplements really make you healthier? Some can be beneficial, but the key to vitamin and mineral success is eating a balanced diet.
  • 52. Monounsaturated Fats The American Heart Association explains the heart-healthy benefits of monounsaturated fats.
  • 53. Simple Cooking with Heart for Kids The American Heart Association offers this demonstration guide with kid-friendly recipes to spark young people?s interest in food, cooking and health.
  • 54. Heart-Check Health Professional Resources The American Heart Association provides the most relevant professional nutrition resources, all in one place.
  • 55. Understanding Food Nutrition Labels The American Heart Association helps you learn how to read and understand food nutrition labels.
  • 56. INAP Member Benefits The AHA Industry Nutrition Advisory Panel explains the benefits of being a member. Learn more.
  • 57. Summer Tips for a Healthy Heart The American Heart Association offers these top tips for staying heart healthy this summer.
  • 58. INAP Current Members The American Heart Association?s Industry Nutrition Advisory Panel (INAP)'s list of current members.
  • 59. Family Grocery Shopping Tips more grocery shopping tips
  • 60. Download Harry's Healthy Garden App Help plant the seed about how fun and tasty vegetables and fruits can be! With the help of Harry the bunny, your toddler can grow and prepare a variety of veggies in this virtual garden activity developed by BabyFirst and the American Heart Association. Download it for Apple devices today!
  • 61. 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.
  • 62. 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.
  • 63. Vitamins and Minerals The American Heart Association has all the information you need on vitamins and minerals and part of a heart-healthy diet.
  • 64. How to Have a Heart-Healthy Halloween The American Heart Association offers these tips to make your Halloween festivities fun, safe, and healthy for you, your family, all those trick-or-treaters and party guests.
  • 65. What's so super about superfoods? The American Heart Association explains that many so-called ?super? foods may be good for your heart and your overall health, but not by themselves. Learn more about how to incorporate them into an overall healthy diet to gain the benefits.
  • 66. Protein and Heart Health Most of us are getting far more protein than we actually need. Meat is high in saturated fat and can raise blood cholesterol levels. The American Heart Association helps you find a balance with fruits, vegetables and protein.
  • 67. Tips to Make Fast Food Friendlier for Kids The American Heart Association explains how to make fast food friendlier for kids.
  • 68. Healthy Ingredients The American Heart Association's Simple Cooking with Heart program offers these educational articles on healthy ingredients to help you and your family learn to eat healthy.
  • 69. Simple Cooking with Heart - Sip Smarter The American Heart Association has all the information you need on drinking smarter with this Simple Cooking with Heart Sip Smarter infographic.
  • 70. Nutrition Quizzes Nutrition Quizzes
  • 71. Fruit and Veggie Toolkit for Kids The American Heart Association Fruit and Veggie Toolkit for Kids is a collection of resources that will help you empower your child(ren) to develop healthy habits early in life that will bring lifelong benefits.
  • 72. Saturated Fats The American Heart Association explains everything you need to know about saturated fats.
  • 73. 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.
  • 74. Heart-Check Professional Resources The American Heart Association's Heart-Check mark program offers useful resources for all types of professionals in the nutrition industry.
  • 75. Sugars, Added Sugars and Sweeteners The American Heart Association explains naturally occurring sugars and added sugars prevalent in the American diet.
  • 76. Polyunsaturated Fats The American Heart Association explains good fats like polyunsaturated fats.
  • 77. Seasonal Eating The American Heart Association offers helpful information on seasonal healthy choices to achieve a heart-healthy diet.
  • 78. Using Mindfulness to Stop Overeating The American Heart Association offers helpful information on mindless eating and how to be more aware of your eating habits.
  • 79. Common Misconceptions about Cholesterol The American Heart Association common misconceptions regarding cholesterol levels.
  • 80. Heart-Check Frequently Asked Questions The American Heart Association answers these frequently asked questions about the Heart-Check Program.
  • 81. How to Track Your Sodium The American Heart Association helps you learn how much sodium you are getting in your diet with this handy tracker.
  • 82. Lifestyle Changes and Cholesterol The American Heart Association explains lifestyle changes to lower high cholesterol including eating a heart-healthy diet, regular physical activity and quitting smoking.
  • 83. Trans Fats The American Heart Association clears up the confusion about trans fats.
  • 84. Smart Substitutions The American Heart Association explains that healthy substitutions can help you cut down on saturated fats, trans fats and cholesterol, while noticing little, if any, difference in taste.
  • 85. Symptoms, Diagnosis & Monitoring of High Cholesterol Three simple steps: get tested, make a plan and follow your doctor's recommendations to manage your cholesterol.
  • 86. Prevention and Treatment of PAD The American Heart Association explains that treatment for PAD focuses on reducing symptoms and preventing further progression of the disease. In most cases, lifestyle changes, exercise and claudication medications are enough to slow the progression or even reverse the symptoms of PAD.
  • 87. Daily Tips to Keep the Family Active The American Heart Association offers these daily tips to help keep your family active.
  • 88. Daily Tips to Help Your Family Eat Better The American Heart Association offers these daily tips to help your family eat better.
  • 89. Meal Planning: How to Pack a Healthy School Lunch The American Heart Association's Simple Cooking with Heart program teaches you how to pack a healthy school lunch for your kids.
  • 90. Feeding Tips For Your Baby with CHD The American Heart Association explains that feeding your baby can be a challenge because and children with congenital heart disease and congestive heart failure or cyanosis (blueness) tend to gain weight more slowly.
  • 91. Managing Blood Pressure with a Heart-Healthy Diet The American Heart Association explains how to manage high blood pressure with a heart-healthy diet.
  • 92. Fats 101 The American Heart Association explains all you need to know about the different types of fats; good and bad.
  • 93. Types of Fitness The American Heart Association offers this information on various methods of fitness.
  • 94. Keith Ahrens' Story of Survival After a heart attack, Keith learned about sustainable heart-healthy eating, getting regular physical activity and changed his life.
  • 95. 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.
  • 96. By Any Other Name It's Still Sweetener The American Heart Association discusses the use of high fructose corn syrup and the overall consumption of added sugar in the American diet.
  • 97. Healthy Eating The American Heart Association wants you to live heart healthy with help from our Nutrition Center.
  • 98. Fats and Oils The American Heart Association introduces the Meet the Fats program to explain the various types of fats; good and bad.
  • 99. The Top 10 Topics in Healthy Eating The American Heart Association offers this list of the top 10 most asked (by our readers) for topics in healthy eating.
  • 100. Nutrition The American Heart Association helps you start your heart-healthy diet today by knowing the basics of nutrition.


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