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  • 1. Carbohydrates The American Heart Association offers helpful information on the basics of nutrition and a heart-healthy diet.
  • 2. 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.
  • 3. 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.
  • 4. Simple Cooking with Heart - Life is Sweet; with these Easy Sugar Swaps! The American Heart Association has all the information you need on added sugar with this Simple Cooking with Heart added sugar infographic.
  • 5. 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.
  • 6. Sodium and 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.
  • 7. Seasonal Eating The American Heart Association offers helpful information on seasonal healthy choices to achieve a heart-healthy diet.
  • 8. Types of Fitness The American Heart Association offers this information on various methods of fitness.
  • 9. Sugar Recommendation Healthy Kids and Teens The American Heart Association provides this visual of the sugar recommendations in children.
  • 10. 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

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%