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  • 1. Marinated Vegetable Salad Try our low-cholesterol recipe for Marinated Vegetable Salad.
  • 2. Control Cholesterol with Life's Simple 7 The American Heart Association helps you learn to control cholesterol levels using these simple tips.
  • 3. Bunless Beef-and-Bean Burgers These burgers taste so great that you won?t miss the extra meat?or the buns!
  • 4. No-Bake Veggie Lasagna Stacks If you like lasagna but don?t want to spend a lot of time baking it, you?ll love that this recipe uses the stovetop and the microwave
  • 5. New Prevention Guidelines Newly-announced guidelines focus on the assessment of cardiovascular risk, lifestyle modifications to reduce cardiovascular risk, and management of cholesterol and body weight.
  • 6. Black Bean and Brown Rice Salad Fresh cilantro adds its clean taste and lime juice provides a tangy zing to this fiber-rich salad.
  • 7. Layered Mexican Casserole Try our low-cholesterol recipe for Layered Mexican Casserole.
  • 8. Potato and Egg Scramble A topping of stewed tomatoes adds a zesty zip to this hearty potato and egg breakfast dish.
  • 9. Lettuce-Wrap Tacos with Black Beans and Corn Try our low-cholesterol recipe for Lettuce-Wrap Tacos with Black Beans and Corn.
  • 10. Greek Meatball and Orzo Soup Shredded carrot adds moistness to these meatballs, which are the stars of this satisfying soup.
  • 11. Cholesterol and Other Educational Brochures The American Heart Association offers these health education packets and brochures with content designed to help you better understand your treatments, successfully manage your condition and reduce your risk.
  • 12. Safeguard your children from heart disease and stroke_1277477874666 High blood pressure, cholesterol, obesity, physical inactivity and smoking have always been "adult" topics. But many children have the same risk factors as their parents. This brochure will help parents understand that childhood behaviors lead to adult behaviors. It will support efforts to curb the risk in children.
  • 13. Artichoke, Red Bell Pepper, and White Bean Salad on Fresh Spinach Leaves A sprinkling of feta cheese enhances this quick-to-fix red, white, and green salad.
  • 14. Heartburn or heart attack? Even though they share some common symptoms, the American Heart Association explains the difference between heartburn and heart attack.
  • 15. Public Cholesterol Screening (Adults and Children) The American Heart Association urges all Americans to have their physicians determine their total and HDL blood cholesterol levels. This is very important for those people with a family history of heart disease, high blood pressure or stroke. Learn more about Public Screenings.
  • 16. Crunchy-Crusted Salmon Fillets Buttermilk helps tenderize the salmon and keep it moist as it bakes. The coating of whole-grain oats and almonds adds a nutritious crunch.
  • 17. Hey Kids, Learn About Cholesterol The American Heart Association offers these tips for kids on how to keep their cholesterol under control with Life's Simple 7.
  • 18. Life's Simple 7® | Control Cholesterol The American Heart Association explains that Controlling cholesterol levels is one of Life's Simple 7 keys to prevention of heart disease and how a few simple changes can help you avoid high blood cholesterol.
  • 19. Salad with Curried Chicken and Fruit Make a chicken salad with creamy apricot-curry sauce, spoon it over crisp salad greens, and top it all with crunchy sliced almonds for a delightful lunch or dinner entrée.
  • 20. Chilled Asian Asparagus Spears A cool and tangy change from the usual cooked asparagus, this dish is perfect as a complement to an entrée or as an elegant party appetizer.
  • 21. Chicken Pizza Sauté Opt for this creative one-dish meal when you crave the flavor of pizza but want less cholesterol, fats, sodium, and calories than you get with traditional pizza.
  • 22. Creamy Apricot Oatmeal Try our low-cholesterol recipe for Creamy Apricot Oatmeal.
  • 23. 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.
  • 24. Green Beans with Mushrooms and Onions Crisp, vibrant green beans and earthy mushrooms were meant for each other, as you?ll experience when you taste this simply flavored side dish.
  • 25. Dijon Chicken with Broccoli and Noodles A rich-tasting, creamy mustard sauce blankets savory chicken tenders and a mixture of broccoli and noodles?everything you need for an all-in-one meal.
  • 26. Tuscan Tuna and Cannellini Bean Salad When it?s hot outside and you don?t want to use your oven, turn to this tuna salad with an Italian twist. It?s colorful and easy to prepare?and it won?t make the temperature rise!
  • 27. Lemony Tilapia and Asparagus Grill Try this low-cholesterol recipe for Lemony Tilapia and Asparagus Grill
  • 28. Eating Fish for Heart Health The American Heart Association recommends eating fish twice a week to improve heart health.
  • 29. Food for to Help Lower Cholesterol Foods for Lower Cholesterol: Cholesterol, in and of itself, isn't a bad thing. The problem with cholesterol comes when it gets out of balance - that's when it can lead to heart disease, a heart attack or stroke. The following are foods that can help lower your cholesterol. 1.) Whole & Muli Grans 2.) Cooking Oil 3.) Oily Fish 4.) Nuts 5. )Fruits & Veggies
  • 30. Banana Mini-Muffins Banana isn?t the only fruit to contribute flavor and moistness to these muffins?they also include fresh orange juice and applesauce or strawberries. Bake a batch to have handy for quick 100-calorie snacks, to pack in lunch boxes or brown bags, and to grab when you?re on the run.
  • 31. Meals Without Meat The American Heart Association explains that eating meals without meat can help lower your cholesterol and help reduce your risk of heart disease and offers these suggestions on how to do it.
  • 32. 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.
  • 33. Recipes for Cholesterol Management Healthy recipes from The American Heart Association to help you manage your cholesterol.
  • 34. Common Misconceptions about Cholesterol The American Heart Association common misconceptions regarding cholesterol levels.
  • 35. My Fats Translator The American Heart Association allows you to figure out your daily calorie and fat limits and offers suggestions on smart substitutions you can make for better heart health with the My Fats Translator.
  • 36. Top 10 Myths about Cardiovascular Disease The American Heart Association explains that the key to preventing heart disease is managing your risk factors, such as high blood pressure, high total cholesterol or high blood glucose and the best way to find out if you have one of these conditions is through screening tests during regular doctor visits.
  • 37. What Are High Blood Cholesterol and Triglycerides? Learn the facts about high blood cholesterol and Triglycerides.
  • 38. About Cholesterol What is cholesterol? The American Heart Association helps you understand your cholesterol levels, what is good cholesterol what is bad cholesterol, the difference between LDL and HDL cholesterol, and more.
  • 39. Savory Sweet Potato Fries Savory seasonings provide zesty flavor to vibrantly colored, nutrition-rich oven-fried sweet potatoes.
  • 40. Lemon Green Beans with Parsley and Almonds Try this low-cholesterol recipe for Lemon Green Beans with Parsley and Almonds.
  • 41. Controlling Cholesterol With Life's Simple 7 Infographic The American Heart Association helps you learn how to controll cholesterol with some simple steps from Life's Simple 7.
  • 42. Trans Fats The American Heart Association clears up the confusion about trans fats.
  • 43. Good vs. Bad Cholesterol What is good cholesterol? What is bad cholesterol? The American Heart Association explains LDL cholesterol, HDL cholesterol, ldl, hdl, cholesterol, good cholesterol, bad cholesterol, Lp(a), triglycerides, triglyceride levels, cholesterol levels, high density lipoprotein, low density lipoprotein, prevention of high cholesterol, getting your cholesterol tested, hyperlipidemia, atherosclerosis, and much more.
  • 44. The American Heart Association Healthy Fats, Low-Cholesterol Cookbook Good-for-you food should also be delicious, and the American Heart Association shows how easy it is to replace the bad fats in your diet with healthier ones?without sacrificing taste?in its updated Healthy Fats, Low-Cholesterol Cookbook.
  • 45. Understand Your Risk for High Cholesterol High cholesterol is just one heart disease risk factor. The American Heart Association helps you to understand your risk for high cholesterol.
  • 46. Cholesterol Medications The American Heart Association explains the different cholesterol medications for lowering high cholesterol including Statins, HMG CoA reductase inhibitors, Selective cholesterol absorption inhibitors, Resins, bile acid sequestrant, bile acid-binding drugs, Lipid-Lowering Therapies.
  • 47. Mediterranean Seafood Stew Mediterranean Seafood Stew recipe from The American Heart Association
  • 48. Hyperlipidemia The American Heart Association explains that if you have too many lipids ? or fats ? in the blood that's called hyperlipidemia. Learn what you can do.
  • 49. Cholesterol Abnormalities & Diabetes The American Heart Association explains that people with diabetes are more prone to having unhealthy cholesterol levels, which contributes to cardiovascular disease or heart disease.
  • 50. Answers by Heart Fact Sheets: Lifestyle and Risk Reduction The American Heart Association offers these Answers By Heart patient information sheets answer important questions about quitting smoking, improving your diet, increasing physical activity, and controlling cholesterol and high blood pressure.


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