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  • 1. No-Fad Diet Tips The American Heart Association offers these tips for losing weight the healthy way.
  • 2. Obesity Information What is obesity? The American Heart Association defines obesity and explains how obesity can affect your heart.
  • 3. Frequently Asked Questions About Losing Weight The American Heart Association answers these frequently asked questions about losing weight.
  • 4. Conquer the Craving - Learning to Resist Temptation Last-minute impulses sinking your healthy eating? Try these tips for that moment of weakness from the American Heart Association
  • 5. Losing Weight 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.
  • 6. Losing Weight and Getting Healthier The American Heart Association explains the risks associated with obesity and how you can get healthier and more active.
  • 7. Weight Management and Blood Pressure The American Heart Association explains how maintaining a healthy weight may help lower your blood pressure.
  • 8. Treating Obesity as a Disease According to new guidelines released by the American Heart Association, American College of Cardiology and The Obesity Society in November 2013, doctors should consider obesity a disease and more actively treat obese patients for weight loss. Learn more.
  • 9. Losing Weight the Healthy Way (Brochure) The basics of weight management, in just a few easy-to-read pages. Includes information on how to develop a healthy eating plan, select and prepare food, and become more physically active.
  • 10. A Little Planning Helps Your Heart - and Your Budget Convinced that eating a heart-healthy diet will take a big bite out of your budget? The American Heart Association explains how to eat heart-healthy on a budget.
  • 11. Cooking For Weight Loss The American Heart Association's Simple Cooking with Heart program offers these cooking tips for trying to lose weight.
  • 12. Understanding the American Obesity Epidemic What is obesity? The American Heart Association defines obesity and explains how obesity has become an epidemic and what we can do about it.
  • 13. Weight Management The American Heart Association offers advice and tips on managing your weight, losing weight and obesity information.
  • 14. This Holiday Season, Eat Mindful, Not Mindless The American Heart Association offers advice to help you take a healthier approach to what you eat during this holiday season and beyond.
  • 15. Life's Simple 7 | Losing Weight The American Heart Association explains that losing weight is one of Life's Simply 7 keys to prevention of heart disease and stroke and gives steps you can take to lose extra pounds.
  • 16. Extreme Obesity, And What You Can Do The American Heart Association explains that too much weight can take a toll on your body, especially your heart. The good news is that there are steps you can take to get healthier ? and even losing a little body weight can start you on the right path.
  • 17. 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.
  • 18. Losing Weight With Life's Simple 7 The American Heart Association helps you learn to lose weight using these simple tips.
  • 19. Keith Ahrens' Story of Survival After a heart attack, Keith learned about sustainable heart-healthy eating, getting regular physical activity and changed his life.

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2014-2015 Expenditures

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  • Research: 19.3%
  • Public Health Education: 38.8%
  • Professional Education & Training: 15.6%
  • Community Services: 7.3%
  • Management & General: 7.7%
  • Fundraising: 11.3%