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  • 31. Healthy Recipes The American Heart Association offers these healthy low-cholesterol, low- salt and diabetes-friendly recipes.
  • 32. Living with Heart Failure Brochure This brochure explains the causes and symptoms of congestive heart failure and looks at treatments including diuretics, vasodilators, digitalis, sodium and potassium control, and surgery. It reassures readers that medicine and lifestyle changes can make a full, active life possible.
  • 33. Sodium Reduction Resources Excess salt is in more food than you think! It's time to reduce your sodium intake - to save your life.
  • 34. Beef Tagine This quick-cooking version of tagine, a Moroccan meat and vegetable stew slow-simmered with spices and served over couscous, uses cubes of tender steak that are browned, then reheated in the fragrant stew.
  • 35. Potassium The American Heart Association explains potassium and its importance in heart health.
  • 36. The Salty Six for Kids The American Heart Association helps you learn the most common foods kids eat that are loaded with excess sodium.
  • 37. 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.
  • 38. 7 Salty (Sodium) Myths BUSTED Infographic The American Heart Association helps you learn the truth about sodium and salt by busting the top seven myths.
  • 39. The Effects of Excess Sodium on Your Health and Appearance The American Heart Association helps you learn what excess sodium in your diet can do to your health and appearance.
  • 40. Nutrition Quizzes Nutrition Quizzes


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