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  • 51. Bad Fats Brothers' Downloads Bad Fats Brothers' Downloads
  • 52. What's so super about superfoods? The American Heart Association explains that many so-called ?super? foods are good for your heart and your overall health, but not by themselves. Learn more about how to incorporate them into an overall healthy diet to gain the benefits.
  • 53. The Dish: "Trans Fat-Free" Doesn't Mean Healthy The Dish: "Trans Fat-Free" Doesn't Mean Healthy from the American Heart Association.
  • 54. Omega-6 Fatty Acids A recent American Heart Association science advisory concludes that omega-6 fatty acids ? found in some vegetable oils, nuts and seeds ? are a beneficial part of a heart-healthy eating plan.
  • 55. Vitamin Supplements: Healthy or Hoax? The American Heart Association answers the question, can vitamin supplements really make you healthier? Some can be beneficial, but the key to vitamin and mineral success is eating a balanced diet.
  • 56. Meet Trans The American Heart Association explains trans fat.
  • 57. Whole Grains and Fiber The American Heart Association explains everything you need to know about whole grains and fiber.
  • 58. Added Sugars Add to Your Risk of Dying from Heart Disease Added sugars add to your risk of dying from heart disease.
  • 59. Weight Management The American Heart Association offers advice and tips on managing your weight, losing weight and obesity information.
  • 60. Tips for Eating Healthy The American Heart Association explains that Eating healthy isn?t just something to do on National Eating Healthy Day, it?s something you can do every day. And if you slip up today, then start over tomorrow. Every day is a new opportunity.


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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
2012-2013 Expenditures

  • Research: 21.7%
  • Public Health Education: 36.8%
  • Professional Education & Training: 14.7%
  • Community Services: 6.1%
  • Management & General: 8.5%
  • Fundraising: 12.2%