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Our history

For more than 60 years the Heart Foundation has been helping improve heart health across the nation.

Time to book a Heart Health Check?

Time to book a Heart Health Check?

Time to book a Heart Health Check?

If you're 45 and over, or 30 and over if you're of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent, you should book your Heart Health Check today...

Together, we can change the future of heart disease

Together, we can change the future of heart disease

Together, we can change the future of heart disease

The power of your ongoing support can help save lives and keep more families together. Help us continue to fund promising heart research projects by donating today. ...

Health Professional Tools

Health Professional Tools

Health Professional Tools

Guidelines, publications and support for the health professional community....

Heart Health Check Toolkit

Heart Health Check Toolkit

Heart Week 2022

Heart Week 2022

Heart Week 2022

With one Australian having a heart attack or stroke every 4 minutes, you have the power to change this statistic. ...

Asian tofu rice salad

Asian tofu rice salad

Asian tofu rice salad

10 minutes
Serves 2

Blood cholesterol

Blood cholesterol

Blood cholesterol

Keeping your blood cholesterol at a healthy level can help you reduce your risk of heart disease and other serious conditions. ...

Practical guide to pharmacological lipid management

Practical guide to pharmacological lipid management

Practical guide to pharmacological lipid management

Pharmacological guide and resources to help you manage patients with high cholesterol...

9 food and heart health myths, busted

9 food and heart health myths, busted

9 food and heart health myths, busted

Let’s dive into nine common food and health myths and the facts behind them....

What's your BMI?

What's your BMI?

What's your BMI?

Are you within a healthy weight range for your height?...

Breakfast bean and mushroom pizza

Breakfast bean and mushroom pizza

Breakfast bean and mushroom pizza

20 minutes
Serves 2

Taking your heart medicines

Taking your heart medicines

Taking your heart medicines

Know what your heart medicines are for and how to take them. ...

What is atrial fibrillation?

What is atrial fibrillation?

What is atrial fibrillation?

Atrial fibrillation is a type of arrhythmia where your heart beats irregularly and fast....

Environment, climate change and heart health

Environment, climate change and heart health

Environment, climate change and heart health

Information on how air pollution, heatwaves and bushfires can impact heart health, and what you can do to look after yourself. ...

Physical activity resources for patients and consumers

Physical activity resources for patients and consumers

Physical activity information for professionals...

Protein and heart health

Protein and heart health

Protein and heart health

What are the best sources of protein when it come to your heart health...

Absolute CVD risk assessment resources

Absolute CVD risk assessment resources

Resources and clinical information for health professionals...

Snack recipes

Snack recipes

Snack recipes

Search for healthy snack ideas...

Spinach and ricotta rice flan

Spinach and ricotta rice flan

Spinach and ricotta rice flan

50 minutes
Serves 4

Celebrate the life of someone you love by giving to the Heart Foundation in their memory

Celebrate the life of someone you love by giving to the Heart Foundation in their memory

Celebrate the life of someone you love by giving to the Heart Foundation in their memory

Chicken caprese pizza

Chicken caprese pizza

Chicken caprese pizza

20 minutes
Serves 4 (1 pizza per serve)

Chicken and avocado banh mi

Chicken and avocado banh mi

Chicken and avocado banh mi

15 minutes + 30 minutes chilling
Serves 2

About the Lighthouse Hospital Project

About the Lighthouse Hospital Project

Heart disease is the number one cause of death in Australia, but the burden of disease disproportionately affects Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples....

Our research stories

Our research stories

Our research stories

We fund amazing researchers who have important stories to tell...

Dinner recipes

Dinner recipes

Dinner recipes

Search our heart healthy dinner recipes for tonights main meal...

Philanthropic investments

Philanthropic investments

Philanthropic investments

Making philanthropic investments through the Heart Foundation can transform Australians’ health. ...

What is heart valve disease?

What is heart valve disease?

What is heart valve disease?

Heart valve disease means that your heart valve or valves don't open or close properly....

Relationships and sex after a heart attack

Relationships and sex after a heart attack

Relationships and sex after a heart attack

Explore some useful things to know about intimacy after a heart attack....

Q&A with Professor Jonathan Golledge

Q&A with Professor Jonathan Golledge

A program to reduce complications and improve quality of life in people with blocked leg arteries...

NSW Cardiovascular Research Network

NSW Cardiovascular Research Network

NSW Cardiovascular Research Network

Encouraging cardiovascular research excellence in NSW ...