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  • 1. Marinated Vegetable Salad Try our low-cholesterol recipe for Marinated Vegetable Salad.
  • 2. Control Cholesterol with Life's Simple 7 The American Heart Association helps you learn to control cholesterol levels using these simple tips.
  • 3. Bunless Beef-and-Bean Burgers These burgers taste so great that you won?t miss the extra meat?or the buns!
  • 4. No-Bake Veggie Lasagna Stacks If you like lasagna but don?t want to spend a lot of time baking it, you?ll love that this recipe uses the stovetop and the microwave
  • 5. New Prevention Guidelines Newly-announced guidelines focus on the assessment of cardiovascular risk, lifestyle modifications to reduce cardiovascular risk, and management of cholesterol and body weight.
  • 6. Black Bean and Brown Rice Salad Fresh cilantro adds its clean taste and lime juice provides a tangy zing to this fiber-rich salad.
  • 7. Layered Mexican Casserole Try our low-cholesterol recipe for Layered Mexican Casserole.
  • 8. Potato and Egg Scramble A topping of stewed tomatoes adds a zesty zip to this hearty potato and egg breakfast dish.
  • 9. Lettuce-Wrap Tacos with Black Beans and Corn Try our low-cholesterol recipe for Lettuce-Wrap Tacos with Black Beans and Corn.
  • 10. Greek Meatball and Orzo Soup Shredded carrot adds moistness to these meatballs, which are the stars of this satisfying soup.
  • 11. Cholesterol and Other Educational Brochures The American Heart Association offers these health education packets and brochures with content designed to help you better understand your treatments, successfully manage your condition and reduce your risk.
  • 12. Safeguard your children from heart disease and stroke_1277477874666 High blood pressure, cholesterol, obesity, physical inactivity and smoking have always been "adult" topics. But many children have the same risk factors as their parents. This brochure will help parents understand that childhood behaviors lead to adult behaviors. It will support efforts to curb the risk in children.
  • 13. Artichoke, Red Bell Pepper, and White Bean Salad on Fresh Spinach Leaves A sprinkling of feta cheese enhances this quick-to-fix red, white, and green salad.
  • 14. Heartburn or heart attack? Even though they share some common symptoms, the American Heart Association explains the difference between heartburn and heart attack.
  • 15. Public Cholesterol Screening (Adults and Children) The American Heart Association urges all Americans to have their physicians determine their total and HDL blood cholesterol levels. This is very important for those people with a family history of heart disease, high blood pressure or stroke. Learn more about Public Screenings.
  • 16. Crunchy-Crusted Salmon Fillets Buttermilk helps tenderize the salmon and keep it moist as it bakes. The coating of whole-grain oats and almonds adds a nutritious crunch.
  • 17. Hey Kids, Learn About Cholesterol The American Heart Association offers these tips for kids on how to keep their cholesterol under control with Life's Simple 7.
  • 18. Life's Simple 7® | Control Cholesterol The American Heart Association explains that Controlling cholesterol levels is one of Life's Simple 7 keys to prevention of heart disease and how a few simple changes can help you avoid high blood cholesterol.
  • 19. Salad with Curried Chicken and Fruit Make a chicken salad with creamy apricot-curry sauce, spoon it over crisp salad greens, and top it all with crunchy sliced almonds for a delightful lunch or dinner entrée.
  • 20. Cooking for 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.
  • 21. Chilled Asian Asparagus Spears A cool and tangy change from the usual cooked asparagus, this dish is perfect as a complement to an entrée or as an elegant party appetizer.
  • 22. Chicken Pizza Sauté Opt for this creative one-dish meal when you crave the flavor of pizza but want less cholesterol, fats, sodium, and calories than you get with traditional pizza.
  • 23. Creamy Apricot Oatmeal Try our low-cholesterol recipe for Creamy Apricot Oatmeal.
  • 24. 50 Years of Fats This white paper from the American Heart Association highlights the evolution of the recommendations for dietary fat intake over that time, showing the organization?s devotion to scientific evidence and its consistency over the years.
  • 25. Fats and Oils: AHA Recommendation The American Heart Association gives this recommendation for econsuming fats and oils.
  • 26. FATS: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Infographic The American Heart Association helps you understand the various types of fats; what's good, bad and what the AHA recommends.
  • 27. Green Beans with Mushrooms and Onions Crisp, vibrant green beans and earthy mushrooms were meant for each other, as you?ll experience when you taste this simply flavored side dish.
  • 28. Dijon Chicken with Broccoli and Noodles A rich-tasting, creamy mustard sauce blankets savory chicken tenders and a mixture of broccoli and noodles?everything you need for an all-in-one meal.
  • 29. Tuscan Tuna and Cannellini Bean Salad When it?s hot outside and you don?t want to use your oven, turn to this tuna salad with an Italian twist. It?s colorful and easy to prepare?and it won?t make the temperature rise!
  • 30. Lemony Tilapia and Asparagus Grill Try this low-cholesterol recipe for Lemony Tilapia and Asparagus Grill

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  • 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%