Get Your Local Info

Find out what is happening at your local American Heart area
Results for ' nutrition'
  • Results 51 - 60 of about 113

  • 51. 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.
  • 52. Fruit and Veggie Toolkit for Kids The American Heart Association Fruit and Veggie Toolkit for Kids is a collection of resources that will help you empower your child(ren) to develop healthy habits early in life that will bring lifelong benefits.
  • 53. 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.
  • 54. 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.
  • 55. Simple Cooking with Heart - Sip Smarter The American Heart Association has all the information you need on drinking smarter with this Simple Cooking with Heart Sip Smarter infographic.
  • 56. Understanding Food Nutrition Labels The American Heart Association helps you learn how to read and understand food nutrition labels.
  • 57. Common Misconceptions about Cholesterol The American Heart Association common misconceptions regarding cholesterol levels.
  • 58. How to Have a Heart-Healthy Halloween The American Heart Association offers these tips to make your Halloween festivities fun, safe, and healthy for you, your family, all those trick-or-treaters and party guests.
  • 59. Whole Grains The American Heart Association has all the information you need on whole grains and including them as part of a heart-healthy diet.
  • 60. 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.


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%