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  • 1. Eating Better With Life's Simple 7 Infographic The American Heart Association helps you learn how to eat right with some simple steps from Life's Simple 7.
  • 2. Heart-Check Mark: 1995 to Today The look of the Heart-Check mark has changed over the years, but you can you can trust that it always represents the sound science and expertise of the American Heart Association.
  • 3. INAP: The Mark Bieber Award This award honors the memory of Dr. Mark Bieber, one of the founding members of the AHA Industry Nutrition Advisory Panel, for his significant contributions to the field of nutritional science. The award is designed to recognize an early career investigator for outstanding nutrition-related research. Learn more.
  • 4. Calcium The American Heart Association explains the recommended intake of dietary calcium.
  • 5. Carbohydrates The American Heart Association offers helpful information on the basics of nutrition and a heart-healthy diet.
  • 6. Dictionary of Nutrition This dictionary of nutrition from the American Heart Association will help you make heart-healthy decisions at the grocery store and in your kitchen.
  • 7. American Heart Association Industry Nutrition Advisory Panel (INAP) Learn more about the American Heart Association?s Industry Nutrition Advisory Panel (INAP).
  • 8. Hey Kids, Don't Smoke, Use Smokeless Tobacco, or Nicotine Products The American Heart Association helps kids understand the importance of not smoking or using smokeless tobacco products with Life's Simply 7 for Kids.
  • 9. 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.
  • 10. 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.
  • 11. 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.
  • 12. Industry Nutrition Advisory Panel (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. In existence since 1995, INAP provides a platform for open dialogue, sharing of information and planning cooperative programs in areas of mutual interest such as diet and nutrition and cardiovascular disease.
  • 13. Simple Cooking with Heart Shopping on a Budget The American Heart Association has all the information you need on shopping on a budget with this Simple Cooking with Heart budget shopping infographic.
  • 14. 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.
  • 15. Keep your heart healthy with Life's Simple 7 for Kids The American Heart Association helps you learn how to keep your heart healthy with Life's Simple 7 for kids!
  • 16. INAP Member Benefits The AHA Industry Nutrition Advisory Panel explains the benefits of being a member. Learn more.
  • 17. Vitamin Supplements: Healthy or Hoax? The American Heart Association answers the question, can vitamin supplements really make you healthier? Some can be beneficial, but the key to vitamin and mineral success is eating a balanced diet.
  • 18. Educator The American Heart Association offers programs for the classroom and for the gym to get help kids healthy and performing better in school.
  • 19. 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.
  • 20. Cocina simple con estaciones del corazón de Comer The American Heart Association has all the information you need on seasonal fruits and vegetables with this Simple Cooking with Heart budget shopping infographic.
  • 21. Heart-Check Health Professional Resources The American Heart Association provides the most relevant professional nutrition resources, all in one place.
  • 22. Smart Substitutions The American Heart Association explains that healthy substitutions can help you cut down on saturated fats, trans fats and cholesterol, while noticing little, if any, difference in taste.
  • 23. 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.
  • 24. Family Grocery Shopping Tips more grocery shopping tips
  • 25. Summer Tips for a Healthy Heart The American Heart Association offers these top tips for staying heart healthy this summer.
  • 26. INAP Current Members The American Heart Association?s Industry Nutrition Advisory Panel (INAP)'s list of current members.
  • 27. 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.
  • 28. 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.
  • 29. 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.
  • 30. Understanding Food Nutrition Labels The American Heart Association helps you learn how to read and understand food nutrition labels.
  • 31. 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.
  • 32. Heart-Check Frequently Asked Questions The American Heart Association answers these frequently asked questions about the Heart-Check Program.
  • 33. Healthy Eating and Your Family The American Heart Association helps you learn all about heart-healthy eating and your family.
  • 34. Download Harry's Healthy Garden App Help plant the seed about how fun and tasty vegetables and fruits can be! With the help of Harry the bunny, your toddler can grow and prepare a variety of veggies in this virtual garden activity developed by BabyFirst and the American Heart Association. Download it for Apple devices today!
  • 35. 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.
  • 36. Feeding Tips For Your Baby with CHD The American Heart Association explains that feeding your baby can be a challenge because and children with congenital heart disease and congestive heart failure or cyanosis (blueness) tend to gain weight more slowly.
  • 37. Seasonal Eating The American Heart Association offers helpful information on seasonal healthy choices to achieve a heart-healthy diet.
  • 38. Eating Better With Life's Simple 7 The American Heart Association helps you learn to eat better using these simple tips.
  • 39. Meal Planning: How to Pack a Healthy School Lunch The American Heart Association's Simple Cooking with Heart program teaches you how to pack a healthy school lunch for your kids.
  • 40. Food Diary - How to Keep Track of What You Eat The American Heart Association helps you learn how to keep track of what you eat in order to lose weight or maintain your weight.
  • 41. INAP: Featured Members The American Heart Association's Industry Nutrition Advisory Panel membership introduces these featured members.
  • 42. Types of Fitness The American Heart Association offers this information on various methods of fitness.
  • 43. Easy Food Tips for Heart-Healthy Eating Brochure This brochure shows practical ways to get cholesterol and fat out of your diet. It recommends healthy foods, tells how to read nutrition labels, and gives daily fat intake guidelines.
  • 44. Why We Garden The American Heart Association explains why Teaching Gardens are so important to our mission.
  • 45. Kitchen Equipment and Food Safety The American Heart Association's Simple Cooking with Heart program offers this valuable information and articles on kitchen equipment and food safety.
  • 46. Sugar Recommendation Healthy Kids and Teens The American Heart Association provides this visual of the sugar recommendations in children.
  • 47. Our Kids Programs The American Heart Association recommends strategies for prevention of heart disease and stroke that improve the social and physical environment for healthful eating and physical activity in children. Learn more about our children?s health initiatives.
  • 48. Teaching Gardens-Curriculum These curriculum activities are examples of how the American Heart Association is engaging students in fun, educational, hands-on investigations of nutritious fruits and vegetables in and out of the garden.
  • 49. Mediterranean Diet The American Heart Association explains the basics of the Mediterranean Diet.
  • 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.
  • 51. Cocina simple con productos Corazón Almacenamiento The American Heart Association has all the information you need on storing fruits and vegetables with this Simple Cooking with Heart Food Storage Infographic.
  • 52. Whole Grains and Fiber The American Heart Association explains everything you need to know about whole grains and fiber.
  • 53. Fiber and Children's Diets The American Heart Association offers tghis recommendation for fiber intake in children's diets.
  • 54. Monounsaturated Fats The American Heart Association explains the heart-healthy benefits of monounsaturated fats.
  • 55. Making Healthy Food and Lifestyle Choices Brochure This brochure gives a great overview of how you can make simple changes in your life and diet to improve your health. A healthy diet and lifestyle are the best weapons you have to fight cardiovascular disease. It's not as hard as you may think! Remember, it is the overall pattern of the choices you make that counts.
  • 56. Polyunsaturated Fats The American Heart Association explains good fats like polyunsaturated fats.
  • 57. Nutrition The American Heart Association helps you start your heart-healthy diet today by knowing the basics of nutrition.
  • 58. Managing Blood Pressure with a Heart-Healthy Diet The American Heart Association explains how to manage high blood pressure with a heart-healthy diet.
  • 59. Healthy Eating The American Heart Association wants you to live heart healthy with help from our Nutrition Center.
  • 60. Simple Cooking with Heart Seasons of Eating The American Heart Association has all the information you need on seasonal fruits and vegetables with this Simple Cooking with Heart budget shopping infographic.
  • 61. Heart-Check Recipe Certification Program Nutrition Requirements The American Heart Association and The Heart-Check mark take the guesswork out of spotting heart-healthy recipes. Learn more about the nutritional requirements for recipe certification.
  • 62. How a Food Becomes Heart-Check Certified The American Heart Association explains how a food becomes Heart-Check certified.
  • 63. The Diabetic Diet The American Heart Association explains that if you?re a person with diabetes, you may juggle a lot of concerns. Eating a healthy diet is a big part of the balancing act.
  • 64. Fats 101 The American Heart Association explains all you need to know about the different types of fats; good and bad.
  • 65. Added Sugars Add to Your Risk of Dying from Heart Disease The American Heart Association explains how added sugars add to your risk of dying from heart disease.
  • 66. Simple Cooking with Heart Produce Storage The American Heart Association has all the information you need on storing fruits and vegetables with this Simple Cooking with Heart Food Storage Infographic.
  • 67. Fish and Omega-3 Fatty Acids The American Heart Association explains the nutritional information about fish and omega-3 fatty acids.
  • 68. 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.
  • 69. The Greatness of Whole Grains The American Heart Association explains the benefitis of eating whole grains.
  • 70. Easy Food Tips for Heart-Healthy Eating Brochure (Spanish) This brochure shows practical ways to get cholesterol and fat out of one's diet. It recommends healthy foods to substitute for unhealthy ones, tells how to read nutrition labels, and gives daily guidelines for fat intake. A convenient reference everyone should keep right next to the refrigerator!
  • 71. Single-Parent and Working-Parent Heart Health The American Heart Association explains how single parents and working parents can find time for heart health and health eating.
  • 72. Tips to Make Fast Food Friendlier for Kids The American Heart Association explains how to make fast food friendlier for kids.
  • 73. Saturated Fats The American Heart Association explains everything you need to know about saturated fats.
  • 74. Using Mindfulness to Stop Overeating The American Heart Association offers helpful information on mindless eating and how to be more aware of your eating habits.
  • 75. Healthy Living The American Heart Association's Healthy Living website has information on nutrition, physical activity, weight management, stress management, how to raise your kids healthier and also information on how to quit smoking. Learn how to lose weight, lower stress, eat healthy, stop smoking, get more exercise and teach kids how to live healthy.
  • 76. Top 10 Tips to Help Children Develop Healthy Habits The American Heart Association offers these top 10 tips to help kids develop healthy habits.
  • 77. Fats and Oils: AHA Recommendation The American Heart Association gives this recommendation for econsuming fats and oils.
  • 78. Life's Simple 7® | Eat Better The American Heart Association explains that eating better is one of Life's Simple 7 keys to prevention of heart disease and how a few simple changes in your diet can help you avoid such a diagnosis in the first place.
  • 79. What's that you're drinking? The American Heart Association offers this nutritional information for your kids about the important differences in the various types of drinks they choose.
  • 80. The Top 10 Topics in Healthy Eating The American Heart Association offers this list of the top 10 most asked (by our readers) for topics in healthy eating.
  • 81. Fats and Oils The American Heart Association introduces the Meet the Fats program to explain the various types of fats; good and bad.
  • 82. Sodium Infographics The American Heart Association explains how excess sodium in the diet can lead to serious health issues with these infographics.
  • 83. Simple Cooking with Heart for Kids The American Heart Association offers this demonstration guide with kid-friendly recipes to spark young people?s interest in food, cooking and health.
  • 84. Common Misconceptions about Cholesterol The American Heart Association common misconceptions regarding cholesterol levels.
  • 85. Sugars, Added Sugars and Sweeteners The American Heart Association explains naturally occurring sugars and added sugars prevalent in the American diet.
  • 86. Eating Fish for Heart Health The American Heart Association recommends eating fish twice a week to improve heart health.
  • 87. Meat & Fish The American Heart Association has all the information you need on meat and including it as part of a heart-healthy diet.
  • 88. Heart-Healthy Grocery Shopping The American Heart Association offers helpful information on heart-healthy grocery shopping for you and your family.
  • 89. Making Healthy Choices The American Heart Association offers helpful information on making healthy choices to achieve a heart-healthy diet.
  • 90. Fruits and Vegetables The American Heart Association has all the information you need on fruits and vegetables and including them as part of a heart-healthy diet.
  • 91. 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.
  • 92. Nutrition Basics The American Heart Association offers helpful information on the basics of nutrition and a heart-healthy diet.
  • 93. 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.
  • 94. Vitamins and Minerals The American Heart Association has all the information you need on vitamins and minerals and part of a heart-healthy diet.
  • 95. Glycemic Index and Diabetes The American Heart Association explains that avoiding spikes in blood sugar by watching carbohydrates in your diet is important for patients with diabetes, but it?s important to remember that not all carbohydrates work the same way. Learn more about the glycemix index and diabetes.
  • 96. Cooking To Lower Cholesterol How can you lower high cholesterol? The American Heart Association offers these tips to cooking low-fat and low-cholesterol foods that help you manage your blood cholesterol level and reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke.
  • 97. By Any Other Name It's Still Sweetener The American Heart Association discusses the use of high fructose corn syrup and the overall consumption of added sugar in the American diet.
  • 98. 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.
  • 99. About Fruits and Vegetables The American Heart Association explains that fresh, filling and heart-healthy, fruits and vegetables are an important part of your overall healthy eating plan. Learn more!
  • 100. Trans Fats The American Heart Association clears up the confusion about trans fats.


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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%