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  • 31. El ABC de los aceites saludables para cocinar Overview of healthy cooking oils
  • 32. 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.
  • 33. 5 Simple Heart-Healthy Energy Boosters The key to boosting energy is making healthy, lasting lifestyle changes. The American Heart Association offers these five energy boosting tips that also boost your heart health.
  • 34. Get Active with Dad this Father's Day The American Heart Association has these tips to get active on Father's Day.
  • 35. Chino Hills Teacher's Inspirational "Change Of Life" Diet and exercise worked for Laura. ?I used to stop by the drive-through and get a burger all the time. Now I can?t recall the last time I?ve done that.? She never intended to run marathons, her goal was to get into better shape to prolong life.
  • 36. Delicious Cooking for One The American Heart Association's Simple Cooking with Heart program teaches you some basics of how to deliciously cook for one.
  • 37. 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.
  • 38. Be physically active to enjoy life more ?It has well been known for ages that athletic people are healthier,? notes Lucas Restrepo, M.D., Ph. D. ?The maxim ?a sound mind in a sound body,? precisely reflects ancient wisdom about the close links between physical exercise, mental equilibrium and the ability to enjoy life.?
  • 39. Hey Kids, Eat a Heart-Healthy Diet The American Heart Association helps kids eat a heart-healthy diet with Life's Simple 7.
  • 40. Healthy Marinating & Grilling The American Heart Association's Simple Cooking with Heart program helps you learn how to marinate and grill foods in a healthy way.


Our Mission

Community

We’re making your community healthier by advocating for key issues such as:

  • Smoke-free public places
  • More walkable and bikeable streets, roads and parks
  • Better nutrition and high-quality physical education in our schools
  • Adequate, affordable and available health care for all

We’re making your community healthier by advocating for key issues such as:

  • Smoke-free public places
  • More walkable and bikeable streets, roads and parks
  • Better nutrition and high-quality physical education in our schools
  • Adequate, affordable and available health care for all

We’re improving the quality of care for heart and stroke patients by:

  • Training millions of Americans in CPR, advanced life support, AED (defibrillator) use and first aid; promoting AED placement in businesses and public places
  • Improving emergency care for heart attack victims through our Mission: Lifeline community-based initiative
  • Helping hospitals treat cardiac and stroke patients according to proven guidelines using our Get With The Guidelines® program
  • Strengthening stroke systems of care, teaching the public to respond to warning signs, and providing resources for stroke survivors and caregivers

We’re reaching at-risk populations through cause initiatives and online tools:

Nationwide, we invest over $132 million a year ($3.2 billion since 1949) in heart and stroke research that has led to recent breakthroughs such as clot-busting drugs and drug-eluting stents. Healthcare providers learn about medical advances and new treatment guidelines though our journals, conferences and online courses.

American Heart Association
2015-2016 Expenditures

Pie chart showing breakdown of expenses
  • Research 20.3%
  • Public Health Education 36.7%
  • Professional Education and Training 16.7%
  • Community Services 8.1%
  • Management and General 7.1%
  • Fund Raising 11.1%