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  • 1. U.S. adolescents get failing grades for their health original article page for simple science
  • 2. 7 is the lucky number for reducing stroke risk original article page for simple science
  • 3. After ER visit for chest pain, trip to heart doctor may save your life original article page for simple science
  • 4. Heart-healthy behavior reduces cancer, too original article page for simple science
  • 5. Eating Better With Life's Simple 7 Infographic The American Heart Association helps you learn how to eat right with some simple steps from Life's Simple 7.
  • 6. Energy drinks may increase blood pressure, disturb heart rhythm original article page for simple science
  • 7. No-Fad Diet Tips The American Heart Association offers these tips for losing weight the healthy way.
  • 8. 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.
  • 9. Recommendations for Heart Health The American Heart Association explains that if you have congenital heart disease, it's very important for you to follow the "healthy-heart recommendations" for diet and activity.
  • 10. Polyunsaturated Fats The American Heart Association explains polyunsaturated fats.
  • 11. Heart-Health: Out With the Pyramid, In With the Plate The key to preventing cardiovascular disease or heart disease is managing your risk factors. the American Heart Association explains that invovles eating a balanced diet. MyPlate has replaced the Food Guide Pyramid with a new shape and updated recommendations to help consumers follow the federal government?s 2010 Dietary Guidelines. Read how it might affect those with heart disease.
  • 12. Single-Parent and Working-Parent Heart Health The American Heart Association explains how single parents and working parents can find time for heart health and health eating.
  • 13. INAP: The Mark Bieber Award This award honors the memory of Dr. Mark Bieber, one of the founding members of the AHA Industry Nutrition Advisory Panel, for his significant contributions to the field of nutritional science. The award is designed to recognize an early career investigator for outstanding nutrition-related research. Learn more.
  • 14. Jim Zanos Read how Jim is managing his cholesterol.
  • 15. 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.
  • 16. Weight Management The American Heart Association offers advice and tips on managing your weight, losing weight and obesity information.
  • 17. What's that you're drinking? The American Heart Association offers this nutritional information for your kids about the important differences in the various types of drinks they choose.
  • 18. Dictionary of Nutrition This dictionary of nutrition from the American Heart Association will help you make heart-healthy decisions at the grocery store and in your kitchen.
  • 19. Glycemic Index and Diabetes The American Heart Association explains that avoiding spikes in blood sugar by watching carbohydrates in your diet is important for patients with diabetes, but it?s important to remember that not all carbohydrates work the same way. Learn more about the glycemix index and diabetes.
  • 20. Cereales fantásticos: ˇhaga que sean integrales! Great whole grain foods to add to a heart healthy diet
  • 21. About Fruits and Vegetables The American Heart Association explains that fresh, filling and heart-healthy, fruits and vegetables are an important part of your overall healthy eating plan. Learn more!
  • 22. The Greatness of Whole Grains The American Heart Association explains the benefitis of eating whole grains.
  • 23. Mediterranean-style diet details Juntos Editorial Consultant Lucas Restrepo, M.D., Ph. D., explains the traditional Mediterranean diet. ?Lately, the so-called Mediterranean style diet has received a lot of attention because of its potential cardiovascular health benefits. A Mediterranean diet consists of eating salads and fruits twice per day, nuts servings every day, sofrito (see below) and drinking wine in moderation. White meat is used instead of red meat, while fish is served three times per week.?
  • 24. Heart-Healthy Recipes Brochure Recipes for a Heart Healthy Diet from the American Heart Association
  • 25. Nancy Book's High Blood Pressure Story Losing weight information from The American Heart Association.
  • 26. Frequently Asked Questions About Losing Weight The American Heart Association answers these frequently asked questions about losing weight.
  • 27. About Sodium (Salt) The American Heart Association explains how excess sodium in the diet can lead to high blood pressure and how the average American diet gets almost twice as much sodium daily as recommended.
  • 28. Answers by Heart Fact Sheets: Lifestyle and Risk Reduction The American Heart Association offers these Answers By Heart patient information sheets answer important questions about quitting smoking, improving your diet, increasing physical activity, and controlling cholesterol and high blood pressure.
  • 29. American Heart Association Industry Nutrition Advisory Panel (INAP) Learn more about the American Heart Association?s Industry Nutrition Advisory Panel (INAP).
  • 30. Heartburn or heart attack? Even though they share some common symptoms, the American Heart Association explains the difference between heartburn and heart attack.
  • 31. Reducing Sodium in the Food Supply Forum AHA recently convened a two-day interactive and collaborative forum for key stakeholders and thought leaders in sodium reduction to discuss the current status and future implications of reducing sodium in the food supply and identify opportunities for stakeholder collaboration. Learn more.
  • 32. By Any Other Name It's Still Sweetener The American Heart Association discusses the use of high fructose corn syrup and the overall consumption of added sugar in the American diet.
  • 33. Making Healthy Food and Lifestyle Choices Brochure This brochure gives a great overview of how you can make simple changes in your life and diet to improve your health. A healthy diet and lifestyle are the best weapons you have to fight cardiovascular disease. It's not as hard as you may think! Remember, it is the overall pattern of the choices you make that counts.
  • 34. High Blood Pressure in African Americans Brochure This brochure makes recommendations on how to control high blood pressure, and shares statistics specific to African Americans and heart disease. Use it to support your efforts to teach healthy lifestyle habits, encourage cholesterol and blood pressure screenings, prevent cardiovascular disease and stroke, manage cardiovascular disease by recommending lifestyle modifications, and meet the special needs of underserved and minority markets.
  • 35. Fats 101 The American Heart Association explains all you need to know about the different types of fats; good and bad.
  • 36. Saturated Fats The American Heart Association explains everything you need to know about saturated fats.
  • 37. The Diabetic Diet The American Heart Association explains that if you?re a person with diabetes, you may juggle a lot of concerns. Eating a healthy diet is a big part of the balancing act.
  • 38. Chino Hills Teacher's Inspirational "Change Of Life" Diet and exercise worked for Laura. ?I used to stop by the drive-through and get a burger all the time. Now I can?t recall the last time I?ve done that.? She never intended to run marathons, her goal was to get into better shape to prolong life.
  • 39. Monounsaturated Fats The American Heart Association explains the heart-healthy benefits of monounsaturated fats.
  • 40. Hey Kids, Keep a Healthy Weight The American Heart Association helps kids maintain a healthy weight with Life's Simple 7.
  • 41. How to Track Your Sodium The American Heart Association helps you learn how much sodium you are getting in your diet with this handy tracker.
  • 42. What is INAP? The American Heart Association?s Industry Nutrition Advisory Panel (INAP) is a unique, strategic relationship between the American Heart Association?s Nutrition Committee and food industry leaders. Learn more.
  • 43. Most pre-packaged meals, snacks for toddlers contain too much salt original article page for simple science
  • 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. Almost everyone in the world eats too much salt original article page for simple science
  • 47. Losing Weight With Life's Simple 7 The American Heart Association helps you learn to lose weight using these simple tips.
  • 48. Trans Fats The American Heart Association clears up the confusion about trans fats.
  • 49. Heart-Check Professional Resources The American Heart Association's Heart-Check mark program offers useful resources for all types of professionals in the nutrition industry.
  • 50. INAP Member Benefits The AHA Industry Nutrition Advisory Panel explains the benefits of being a member. Learn more.


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