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  • 1. 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.
  • 2. Garlicky Greek Yogurt Dip Low-sodium recipe from The American Heart Association, Garlicky Greek Yogurt Dip
  • 3. Potassium The American Heart Association explains potassium and its importance in heart health.
  • 4. WSA Scorecard Resources Our 2020 goal is to improve the cardiovascular health of all Americans by 20 percent while reducing deaths from cardiovascular diseases and stroke by 20 percent by the year 2020. To achieve this lofty goal, we need your help!
  • 5. American Heart Association Eat Less Salt & Sample Recipes The American Heart Association Eat Less Salt cookbook includes lower-sodium recipes, a daily sodium tracker, tips and tools to help cut down on sodium in your diet. See sample recipes.
  • 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. 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.
  • 8. Colorful Tuna Pasta Salad Some of the best recipes are the simplest, as this flavorful main dish salad proves. You can eat it as soon as you make it or prepare it up to 24 hours in advance.
  • 9. Answers by Heart Fact Sheets: Lifestyle and Risk Reduction The American Heart Association offers these Answers By Heart patient information sheets answer important questions about quitting smoking, improving your diet, increasing physical activity, and controlling cholesterol and high blood pressure.
  • 10. Halibut with Green Onions and Ginger Quick and super-easy, this dish gets lots of flavor from the aromatic ingredients in the topping. Serve the fish with brown rice and your favorite green veggie for a healthful meal.
  • 11. Buttermilk Pancakes with Apple-Cinnamon Topping These tender pancakes are made with whole-wheat flour, which gives them a healthy twist. The spicy-sweet apple topping is a real treat.
  • 12. Broccoli with Jalapeno and Garlic Tender-crisp broccoli tossed with garlic, jalapeño, cumin, and lime juice is a good complement for almost any Tex-Mex entrée. If you like a lot of heat, leave the ribs and some of the seeds in the jalapeño when you make this dish.
  • 13. Healthy Recipes The American Heart Association offers these healthy low-cholesterol, low- salt and diabetes-friendly recipes.
  • 14. Lemon-Thyme Roasted Potatoes Roasting lemons caramelizes their peel, making it soft and removing its natural bitterness. Here the caramelized peel is minced so the tiny pieces can easily be distributed among the roasted red potato halves.
  • 15. Sugar Snap Peas with Sweet-and-Sour Sauce In just a couple of minutes, you can enjoy a colorful and tasty side dish that is perfect to serve with grilled flank steak or stir-fried chicken tenders.
  • 16. Grilled Chicken with Raspberry Glaze This sweet and tart dish uses only five ingredients and is super-simple to put together. You can have it on the table in less than 30 minutes, making it the perfect entrée for a busy summer night.
  • 17. Salmon with Honey-Balsamic Glaze Use simple ingredients likely to be found in your kitchen to create a far-from-ordinary glaze for this easy entrée.
  • 18. Cranberry Spritzer When the mercury climbs, the only thing melting will be the rainbow sherbet in this tangy and slightly tart, very refreshing drink.
  • 19. 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.
  • 20. Sodium Myths and Facts for Kids Infographic The science is clear... our kids eat more sodium than what is safe and recommended. Learn the facts in this infographic from the American Heart Association.
  • 21. Nutrition Quizzes Nutrition Quizzes
  • 22. Sodium Swap: Change Your Salty Ways in 21 Days Infographic The American Heart Association helps you learn how to change your taste for sodium with this three-week plan.
  • 23. 75% of Americans Want Less Sodium in Processed and Restaurant Foods The American Heart Association helps you learn the truth about sodium and salt by busting these common myths.
  • 24. Sodium Can Be Sneaky The American Heart Association helps you learn how sodium levels can change by simply substituting lower sodium ingredients to meals.
  • 25. 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.
  • 26. Los Seis Salados Para Los Niños Infographic en Español The American Heart Association helps you learn the top six common foods that are common in kids' diets that are also high in sodium.
  • 27. 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.
  • 28. The Salty Six Spanish - Los seis salados The American Heart Association helps you learn the most common foods loaded with excess sodium.
  • 29. The Salty Six for Kids The American Heart Association helps you learn the most common foods kids eat that are loaded with excess sodium.
  • 30. The Salty Six Spanish Infographic- Los seis salados The American Heart Association helps you learn the top six common foods that are high in sodium.


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