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  • 1. 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.
  • 2. Health Policy News Statements & Testimonies Health Policy News Statements & Testimonies
  • 3. Fiber and Children's Diets The American Heart Association offers tghis recommendation for fiber intake in children's diets.
  • 4. 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.
  • 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. 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.
  • 7. Jim Zanos Read how Jim is managing his cholesterol.
  • 8. Calcium The American Heart Association explains the recommended intake of dietary calcium.
  • 9. Carbohydrates The American Heart Association offers helpful information on the basics of nutrition and a heart-healthy diet.
  • 10. 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.
  • 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. 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.
  • 14. American Heart Association Industry Nutrition Advisory Panel (INAP) Learn more about the American Heart Association?s Industry Nutrition Advisory Panel (INAP).
  • 15. 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.
  • 16. 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.
  • 17. 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.
  • 18. 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.
  • 19. 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.
  • 20. 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.
  • 21. 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.
  • 22. 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.
  • 23. 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.
  • 24. Mediterranean Diet The American Heart Association explains the basics of the Mediterranean Diet.
  • 25. 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.
  • 26. 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!
  • 27. 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.
  • 28. 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.
  • 29. 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.
  • 30. 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!
  • 31. INAP Member Benefits The AHA Industry Nutrition Advisory Panel explains the benefits of being a member. Learn more.
  • 32. 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.
  • 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. Fish and Omega-3 Fatty Acids The American Heart Association explains the nutritional information about fish and omega-3 fatty acids.
  • 35. Educator The American Heart Association offers programs for the classroom and for the gym to get help kids healthy and performing better in school.
  • 36. 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.
  • 37. Fats and Oils: AHA Recommendation The American Heart Association gives this recommendation for econsuming fats and oils.
  • 38. 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.
  • 39. 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.
  • 40. Heart-Check Health Professional Resources The American Heart Association provides the most relevant professional nutrition resources, all in one place.
  • 41. Whole Grains and Fiber The American Heart Association explains everything you need to know about whole grains and fiber.
  • 42. 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.
  • 43. Eating Fish for Heart Health The American Heart Association recommends eating fish twice a week to improve heart health.
  • 44. 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.
  • 45. Family Grocery Shopping Tips more grocery shopping tips
  • 46. Summer Tips for a Healthy Heart The American Heart Association offers these top tips for staying heart healthy this summer.
  • 47. Vitamins and Minerals The American Heart Association has all the information you need on vitamins and minerals and part of a heart-healthy diet.
  • 48. INAP Current Members The American Heart Association?s Industry Nutrition Advisory Panel (INAP)'s list of current members.
  • 49. 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.
  • 50. Monounsaturated Fats The American Heart Association explains the heart-healthy benefits of monounsaturated fats.


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