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A Closer Look: Spotlight on Heart Disease


Food insecurity is associated with and increases one’s risk of heart disease often resulting from structural barriers in access to quality health care and healthy foods. This spotlight issue brief developed by Feeding America’s Health Equity Action League (HEAL) in collaboration with the American Heart Association (AHA) raises awareness about cardiovascular disease and its connection to food and health equity. The brief additionally offers suggestions on actions organizations and individuals can take to advance health equity and ensure everyone has a fair opportunity to live long and healthy lives.


2 responses to “A Closer Look: Spotlight on Heart Disease”

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    I like it that there is a website to go to when one needs help on getting food and nutrition especially ones that have heart disease or heart attacks high blood pressure etc thank you for putting this on the web so ones can find information on what to do about getting nutritional food.

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