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  • 1. No-Fad Diet Tips The American Heart Association offers these tips for losing weight the healthy way.
  • 2. Grandmother Gains a Healthy Lifestyle & Loses 84 Pounds The American Heart Association brings this survivor story about Sandra, who decided to take a break from her stressful work and collapsed. The fainting episode led to a serious wake-up call when a heart specialist informed her that her unhealthy lifestyle was killing her. Learn more.
  • 3. Extreme Obesity, And What You Can Do The American Heart Association explains that too much weight can take a toll on your body, especially your heart. The good news is that there are steps you can take to get healthier ? and even losing a little body weight can start you on the right path.
  • 4. Know the Facts About Weight Loss Know the Facts About Weight Loss. Here?s some essential information you need to lose weight the smart way.
  • 5. Obesity Information What is obesity? The American Heart Association defines obesity and explains how obesity can affect your heart.
  • 6. Weight Management The American Heart Association offers advice and tips on managing your weight, losing weight and obesity information.
  • 7. Treating Obesity as a Disease According to new guidelines released by the American Heart Association, American College of Cardiology and The Obesity Society in November 2013, doctors should consider obesity a disease and more actively treat obese patients for weight loss. Learn more.
  • 8. Quick-Weight-Loss or Fad Diets The American Heart Association's nutrition experts recommend adopting healthy eating habits permanently, rather than impatiently pursuing crash diets in hopes of losing unwanted pounds in a few days. Learn more now.
  • 9. Understanding the American Obesity Epidemic What is obesity? The American Heart Association defines obesity and explains how obesity has become an epidemic and what we can do about it.
  • 10. Keith Ahrens' Story of Survival After a heart attack, Keith learned about sustainable heart-healthy eating, getting regular physical activity and changed his life.


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
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%