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  • 41. Making Trade-offs to Reduce Fat and Sugar The American Heart Association helps you learn to make trade-offs to reduce fat and sugar in your attempts to eat healthy or lose weight.
  • 42. 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.
  • 43. Prevention and Treatment of PAD The American Heart Association explains that treatment for PAD focuses on reducing symptoms and preventing further progression of the disease. In most cases, lifestyle changes, exercise and claudication medications are enough to slow the progression or even reverse the symptoms of PAD.
  • 44. 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.
  • 45. 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.
  • 46. Fats 101 The American Heart Association explains all you need to know about the different types of fats; good and bad.
  • 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. Weight Management The American Heart Association offers advice and tips on managing your weight, losing weight and obesity information.
  • 49. Life's Simple 7 | Losing Weight The American Heart Association explains that losing weight is one of Life's Simply 7 keys to prevention of heart disease and stroke and gives steps you can take to lose extra pounds.
  • 50. Simple Cooking with Heart Infographics and Resources The American Heart Association's Simple Cooking with Heart program has developed several infographics to help you eat healthy without breaking the bank.


Our Mission

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

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%