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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. 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.
  • 4. Fiber and Children's Diets The American Heart Association offers tghis recommendation for fiber intake in children's diets.
  • 5. 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.
  • 6. Polyunsaturated Fats The American Heart Association explains polyunsaturated fats.
  • 7. 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.
  • 8. 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.
  • 9. Jim Zanos Read how Jim is managing his cholesterol.
  • 10. Omega-6 Fatty Acids A recent American Heart Association science advisory concludes that omega-6 fatty acids ? found in some vegetable oils, nuts and seeds ? are a beneficial part of a heart-healthy eating plan.
  • 11. Calcium The American Heart Association explains the recommended intake of dietary calcium.
  • 12. 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.
  • 13. Carbohydrates The American Heart Association offers helpful information on the basics of nutrition and a heart-healthy diet.
  • 14. 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.
  • 15. 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.
  • 16. 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.
  • 17. How to Have a Heart-Healthy Halloween The American Heart Association offers these heart-healthy Halloween tips.
  • 18. 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!
  • 19. The Greatness of Whole Grains The American Heart Association explains the benefitis of eating whole grains.
  • 20. Symptoms, Diagnosis & Monitoring of High Cholesterol Three simple steps: get tested, make a plan and follow your doctor's recommendations to manage your cholesterol.
  • 21. Making Healthy Choices The American Heart Association offers helpful information on making healthy choices to achieve a heart-healthy diet.
  • 22. 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.
  • 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. American Heart Association Industry Nutrition Advisory Panel (INAP) Learn more about the American Heart Association?s Industry Nutrition Advisory Panel (INAP).
  • 25. 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.
  • 26. 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.
  • 27. 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.
  • 28. 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.
  • 29. 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.
  • 30. 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.
  • 31. 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.
  • 32. 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.
  • 33. 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.
  • 34. Fats 101 The American Heart Association explains all you need to know about the different types of fats; good and bad.
  • 35. Types of Fitness The American Heart Association offers this information on various methods of fitness.
  • 36. Common Misconceptions about Cholesterol The American Heart Association common misconceptions regarding cholesterol levels.
  • 37. 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.
  • 38. 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.
  • 39. Saturated Fats The American Heart Association explains everything you need to know about saturated fats.
  • 40. The Diabetic Diet The American Heart Association explains that if you?re a person with diabetes, you may juggle a lot of concerns. Eating a healthy diet is a big part of the balancing act.
  • 41. Mediterranean Diet The American Heart Association explains the basics of the Mediterranean Diet.
  • 42. Seasonal Eating The American Heart Association offers helpful information on seasonal healthy choices to achieve a heart-healthy diet.
  • 43. Monounsaturated Fats The American Heart Association explains the heart-healthy benefits of monounsaturated fats.
  • 44. 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.
  • 45. 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!
  • 46. Top 10 Tips to Help Children Develop Healthy Habits The American Heart Association offers these top 10 tips to help kids develop healthy habits.
  • 47. 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.
  • 48. 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.
  • 49. 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.
  • 50. Nutrition Basics The American Heart Association offers helpful information on the basics of nutrition and a heart-healthy diet.


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