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  • 1. 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.
  • 2. 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.
  • 3. Marinated Vegetable Salad Try our low-cholesterol recipe for Marinated Vegetable Salad.
  • 4. Control Cholesterol with Life's Simple 7 The American Heart Association helps you learn to control cholesterol levels using these simple tips.
  • 5. Bunless Beef-and-Bean Burgers These burgers taste so great that you won?t miss the extra meat?or the buns!
  • 6. Savory Sweet Potato Fries Savory seasonings provide zesty flavor to vibrantly colored, nutrition-rich oven-fried sweet potatoes.
  • 7. 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
  • 8. Polyunsaturated Fats The American Heart Association explains polyunsaturated fats.
  • 9. Healthy Heart Quizzes The American Heart Association offers these heart-health quizzes to test your knowledge of heart attack, sodium, high blood pressure, diabetes, physical activity, medication, fats, cholesterol and HIV.
  • 10. 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.


Our Mission

We’re making your community healthier by advocating for key issues such as:

  • 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
2013-2014 Expenditures

Pie chart showing breakdown of expenses
  • Research: 21.8%
  • Public Health Education: 36.4%
  • Professional Education & Training: 14.2%
  • Community Services: 6.7%
  • Management & General: 8.6%
  • Fundraising: 12.3%