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  • 1. Control Cholesterol with Life's Simple 7 The American Heart Association helps you learn to control cholesterol levels using these simple tips.
  • 2. Greek Meatball and Orzo Soup Shredded carrot adds moistness to these meatballs, which are the stars of this satisfying soup.
  • 3. 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.
  • 4. 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.
  • 5. 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.
  • 6. 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.
  • 7. 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.
  • 8. 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.
  • 9. 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.
  • 10. 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.
  • 11. 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!
  • 12. Lemony Tilapia and Asparagus Grill Try this low-cholesterol recipe for Lemony Tilapia and Asparagus Grill
  • 13. Banana Mini-Muffins Banana isn?t the only fruit to contribute flavor and moistness to these muffins?they also include fresh orange juice and applesauce or strawberries. Bake a batch to have handy for quick 100-calorie snacks, to pack in lunch boxes or brown bags, and to grab when you?re on the run.
  • 14. Meals Without Meat The American Heart Association explains that eating meals without meat can help lower your cholesterol and help reduce your risk of heart disease and offers these suggestions on how to do it.
  • 15. 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.
  • 16. Lemon Green Beans with Parsley and Almonds Try this low-cholesterol recipe for Lemon Green Beans with Parsley and Almonds.
  • 17. What Are High Blood Cholesterol and Triglycerides? Learn the facts about high blood cholesterol and Triglycerides.
  • 18. Savory Sweet Potato Fries Savory seasonings provide zesty flavor to vibrantly colored, nutrition-rich oven-fried sweet potatoes.
  • 19. The American Heart Association Healthy Fats, Low-Cholesterol Cookbook Good-for-you food should also be delicious, and the American Heart Association shows how easy it is to replace the bad fats in your diet with healthier ones?without sacrificing taste?in its updated Healthy Fats, Low-Cholesterol Cookbook.
  • 20. Top 10 Myths about Cardiovascular Disease The American Heart Association explains that the key to preventing heart disease is managing your risk factors, such as high blood pressure, high total cholesterol or high blood glucose and the best way to find out if you have one of these conditions is through screening tests during regular doctor visits.
  • 21. Controlling Cholesterol With Life's Simple 7 Infographic The American Heart Association helps you learn how to controll cholesterol with some simple steps from Life's Simple 7.
  • 22. What Is Cholesterol-Lowering Medicine? Learn the facts about cholesterol-lowering medicine.
  • 23. Mediterranean Seafood Stew Mediterranean Seafood Stew recipe from The American Heart Association
  • 24. 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.
  • 25. Chicken Rotini Salad with Rosemary Chicken Rotini Salad with Rosemary recipe from The American Heart Association
  • 26. Healthy Recipes The American Heart Association offers these healthy low-cholesterol, low- salt and diabetes-friendly recipes.
  • 27. Strawberry Breakfast Mousse Strawberry Breakfast Mousse recipe from The American Heart Association
  • 28. Elaine McCracken "In December of 1999, I was diagnosed with focal myocarditis. You might say that saved my life." Read Elaine McCracken's story.
  • 29. Family History and Heart Disease, Stroke The American Heart Association explains that knowing your family history is very important when it comes to understanding your risk for heart disease and stroke, but having a family history of it does not mean it is imminent that you will get it too.
  • 30. Vitamin D-rich foods may lower stroke risk in Japanese-Americans. original article page for simple science
  • 31. Polyunsaturated Fats The American Heart Association explains good fats like polyunsaturated fats.
  • 32. Monounsaturated Fats The American Heart Association explains the heart-healthy benefits of monounsaturated fats.
  • 33. Understanding and Controlling Cholesterol (Spanish brochure) Guidelines for understanding and controlling your cholesterol.
  • 34. 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!
  • 35. For Your Children Brochure: Safeguard them from heart disease and stroke 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.
  • 36. Understanding and Improving Cholesterol Brochure This brochure incorporates the latest guidelines to set people straight about a confusing subject: cholesterol! LDL, HDL, triglycerides, omega-3 fatty acids - everything is clarified and explained.
  • 37. 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.
  • 38. Life's Simple 7 Brochure (Spanish) A concise yet thorough explanation of the American Heart Association's seven steps for achieving ideal cardiovascular health. Encourages the reader to take the My Life Check® assessment and create an action plan for a healthier life.
  • 39. Life's Simple 7 Brochure A concise yet thorough explanation of the American Heart Association's recommendations for healthy living: avoid tobacco smoke, monitor high blood pressure, eat food low in cholesterol and saturated fats, be physically active, maintain a healthy weight, and have regular medical exams. 4 pages, 4" x 8?"
  • 40. My Personal Health Tracker Features tracking charts that encourage people to monitor their cholesterol, blood pressure, weight and glucose at each doctor?s visit. Allows tracking of medications and other vital health data. Also includes tips for lowering your risk for heart disease.
  • 41. Answers by Heart Fact Sheets: Cardiovascular Conditions The American Heart Association offers these Answers By Heart patient information sheets that cover a range of cardiovascular conditions including angina, arrhythmia, atrial fibrilation, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, heart attack and heart failure.
  • 42. Fats 101 The American Heart Association explains all you need to know about the different types of fats; good and bad.
  • 43. Grasas: El Bueno El Malo y El Feo The American Heart Association helps you understand the various types of fats; what's good, bad and what the AHA recommends in this Spanish infographic.
  • 44. GRASAS: LA BUENA, LA MALA Y LA FEA The American Heart Association helps you understand the various types of fats; what's good, bad and what the AHA recommends.
  • 45. FATS: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly The American Heart Association helps you understand the various types of fats; what's good, bad and what the AHA recommends.
  • 46. Fats and Oils: AHA Recommendation The American Heart Association gives this recommendation for econsuming fats and oils.
  • 47. 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.
  • 48. Heartburn or heart attack? Even though they share some common symptoms, the American Heart Association explains the difference between heartburn and heart attack.
  • 49. Eating Fish for Heart Health The American Heart Association recommends eating fish twice a week to improve heart health.
  • 50. Fats and Oils The American Heart Association introduces the Meet the Fats program to explain the various types of fats; good and bad.


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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 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
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  • Helping hospitals treat cardiac and stroke patients according to proven guidelines using our Get With The Guidelines® program
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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
2016-2017 Expenditures

Pie chart showing breakdown of expenses
  • Research 20.7%
  • Public Health Education 35%
  • Professional Education and Training 18%
  • Community Services 8.3%
  • Management and General 6.6%
  • Fund Raising 11.4%