Heart-Check Foods

If you want to find healthy foods at the grocery store, the American Heart Association is here for you. The Heart-Check mark makes it easy to spot heart-healthy foods and beverages in the grocery store.
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When you see the Heart-Check mark on a food product, you can trust it has been put through a robust certification process.

These products must meet nutritional requirements that are based on American Heart Association science recommendations. Products must also comply with FDA and/or USDA regulations for making a coronary heart disease claim.

By looking for the Heart-Check mark on foods, you can be assured that you are selecting healthier foods, making your choices easier while shopping for fruits, vegetables, nuts, cereals, lean meats, deli meats, poultry, fish and more.

Heart-Check program nutrition experts and registered dietitians developed realistic, science-based program nutrition requirements. The goal of the program is to make it easier for consumers to follow a heart-healthy diet.

Heart-Check Food Certification Program Nutrition Requirements


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