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  • 31. The Dish: Get the Big Fat Picture According to the American Heart Association, your saturated fat consumption should be less than 7 percent of your daily calories and your trans fat consumption less than 1 percent.
  • 32. The Dish: Making the Change to a Heart-Healthy Life This issue of The Dish from the American Heart Association features guest columnist David Hagedorn, a chef and food columnist for The Washington Post. David shares how a heart attack changed his life, especially his diet.
  • 33. The Dish: Personal Daily Calorie and Fat Limits The Dish: Personal Daily Calorie and Fat Limits from the American Heart Association.
  • 34. Cholesterol Q & A The American Heart Association answers these frequently asked questions about cholesterol and fat.
  • 35. The Dish: Artificial or Natural? Taking in Trans Fats The Dish: Artificial or Natural? Taking in Trans Fats from the American Heart Association.
  • 36. The Dish: Go from Bad to Better The American Heart Association explains that we need to watch both trans and saturated fats. In fact, saturated fat represents most of our fat consumption in the United States.
  • 37. The Dish: Dig In for Better Dining Out The American Heart Association offers these tips to a healthier dining out experience.
  • 38. Meet the Fats The American Heart Association introduces the Meet the Fats program to explain the various types of fats; good and bad.
  • 39. Monounsaturated Fats The American Heart Association explains monounsaturated fats.
  • 40. The Dish: Heart-Healthy Holiday Shopping The holiday season is here, and with it come all the usual temptations. From holiday parties to family dinners, savory treats are everywhere, making it hard not to indulge. But that?s OK ? our goal at the American Heart Association is to help you choose more heart-healthy indulgences and limit foods with high levels of ?bad? saturated and trans fats.


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%

American Heart Association Diversity Report

Attached is a copy of the American Heart Association’s 2009-2010 Annual Diversity Report. This report highlights our organization’s successes in the area of diversity with emphasis on cultural competence. The report focuses on our consumer initiatives as well as our internal initiatives. We have broadened the scope of this year’s report to showcase initiatives in each of the Affiliates. Also, we have identified key partnerships, sponsorships and strategic alliances that enhanced our efforts to reach common goals.

We truly hope that you will enjoy this copy of the report. Feel free to share copies with your colleagues and partners.

Diversity Report 2009-2010 (Spread layout)
Adobe PDF, File Size 10.9 MB

Diversity Report 2009-2010 (Single Page layout)
Adobe PDF, File Size 10.9 MB