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  • 1. 50 Years of Fats This white paper from the American Heart Association highlights the evolution of the recommendations for dietary fat intake over that time, showing the organization?s devotion to scientific evidence and its consistency over the years.
  • 2. FATS: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly The American Heart Association helps you understand the various types of fats; what's good, bad and what the AHA recommends.
  • 3. Monounsaturated Fats The American Heart Association explains the heart-healthy benefits of monounsaturated fats.
  • 4. GRASAS: LA BUENA, LA MALA Y LA FEA The American Heart Association helps you understand the various types of fats; what's good, bad and what the AHA recommends.
  • 5. Fats 101 The American Heart Association explains all you need to know about the different types of fats; good and bad.
  • 6. Grasas: El Bueno El Malo y El Feo The American Heart Association helps you understand the various types of fats; what's good, bad and what the AHA recommends in this Spanish infographic.
  • 7. FATS: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Infographic The American Heart Association helps you understand the various types of fats; what's good, bad and what the AHA recommends.
  • 8. Fats and Oils: AHA Recommendation The American Heart Association gives this recommendation for econsuming fats and oils.
  • 9. Fats and Oils The American Heart Association introduces the Meet the Fats program to explain the various types of fats; good and bad.
  • 10. Trans Fats The American Heart Association clears up the confusion about trans fats.
  • 11. The Skinny on Fats The American Heart Association explains the different types of fats. What are healthy fats? Knowing which fats raise LDL cholesterol is the first step in lowering your risk of heart disease.

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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%