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  • 41. 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!
  • 42. About Heart Valves New to managing your heart valve condition? The American Heart Association encourages you to learn about how your heart works and how each of the valves function. When you understand the specifics of what your doctor or healthcare team is trying to evaluate and accomplish through treatment, you?ll be better equipped to help great decisions.
  • 43. 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?"
  • 44. Suggested Servings from Each Food Group The American Heart Association explains the suggested servings from each food group.
  • 45. Fats and Oils The American Heart Association introduces the Meet the Fats program to explain the various types of fats; good and bad.
  • 46. Angina (Chest Pain) The American Heart Association explains angina is the medical term for chest pain or discomfort due to coronary heart disease. Learn about angina and its various types.
  • 47. Cooking for Lower Cholesterol How can you lower high cholesterol? The American Heart Association offers these tips to cooking low-fat and low-cholesterol foods that help you manage your blood cholesterol level and reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke.
  • 48. Recognizing the Symptoms of Worsening Heart Valve Disease Would you recognize the symptoms of worsening heart valve disease? When heart valve problems are severe, there are often no recognizable symptoms until heart damage has progressed significantly,
  • 49. Make Your Winning Post-Surgery Recovery Plan A little planning goes a long way when it comes to heart valve surgery. We have tips and checklists to help.
  • 50. Types of Replacement Heart Valves If you need to have a heart valve replacement, there are several choices to consider when selecting the type of valve you need. Learn more about them.


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%