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Track your sodium to learn how much sodium you're getting

It can be hard to know whether you’re staying within recommended guidelines or blowing past them unless you know how much sodium has made its way into your food (whether it’s naturally-occurring or added).

Need Healthy Recipe Ideas? Check out the AHA’s Recipe Center

Stuck in a healthy recipe rut? Never fear! AHA has a new and improved recipe center that features 20 – that’s right, 20 – new healthy recipes. In addition to new recipes, you can create your own recipe box with...

Celebrate World Salt Awareness Week 2016

This guest blog post was written by Saadia Noorani, UK Registered Public Health Nutritionist for WASH.

This year marks the 10th anniversary of World Salt Awareness Week which runs from 29 February to 6 March 2016.
This annual global event organized by World Action on Salt (WASH) is held to highlight the importance of reducing salt intake in all populations throughout the world.

Try Meatless Monday to Lower Your Meat and Salt Consumption

This guest blog post was written by Diana K. Rice, Meatless Monday staff dietitian. Cutting back on red meat has long been a strategy to reduce or manage heart disease. In fact, it was being diagnosed with heart disease that...

Try some heart-healthy red recipes for American Heart Month

The following guest post was written by Deborah Renza, managing editor for the American Heart Association’s bestselling library of cookbooks and heart-health information books. Eating delicious food is one of life’s pleasures for most of us. We all make decisions about...

February is American Heart Month!

Join us this week for National Wear Red Day®, Friday, February 5.

The American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women are asking for your support by participating in National Wear Red Day® on Friday, February 5, 2016.

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Lower your sodium and change your salty ways in 21 Days: Week 3

A Focus on Soup and Sandwiches Congratulations! You made it to the last week of our January challenge: Change your Salty Ways in 21 Days. For three weeks this month, we encouraged you to check your salt habit by choosing...

Sodium Reduction Highlighted in New Dietary Guidelines

 

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Lower your sodium and change your salty ways in 21 Days: Week 2

A Focus on Poultry and Pizza Have you started to feel a transformation? We hope you are taking on our January challenge: Change your Salty Ways in 21 Days. For three weeks this month, we encourage you to lower your...