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  • 41. INAP Member Benefits The AHA Industry Nutrition Advisory Panel explains the benefits of being a member. Learn more.
  • 42. INAP Current Members The American Heart Association?s Industry Nutrition Advisory Panel (INAP)'s list of current members.
  • 43. Family Grocery Shopping Tips more grocery shopping tips
  • 44. 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.
  • 45. 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.
  • 46. 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.
  • 47. 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.
  • 48. Nutrition Quizzes Nutrition Quizzes
  • 49. 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.
  • 50. Sugars, Added Sugars and Sweeteners The American Heart Association explains naturally occurring sugars and added sugars prevalent in the American diet.


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  • 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

American Heart Association
2014-2015 Expenditures

Pie chart showing breakdown of expenses
  • Research: 19.3%
  • Public Health Education: 38.8%
  • Professional Education & Training: 15.6%
  • Community Services: 7.3%
  • Management & General: 7.7%
  • Fundraising: 11.3%