Integrative and Preventative Cardiology: For Patients

By incorporating lifestyle therapies into standard patient care with the goals of improving quality of life and patient satisfaction, we aim to decrease the dependency on prescriptions, and in turn, hopefully decrease hospitalizations.

Lifestyle measures for the prevention of cardiovascular disease include maintaining a healthy body weight, regular exercise, and diet changes like reducing saturated fats, increasing fruits and vegetables, and limiting sugar intake.

Nutrition - Elimination DietBest Food for Heart Health

Foods to avoid:

  • Red meat, poultry and eggs
  • Dairy, including cheese and yogurt
  • Processed foods

Foods to incorporate:

  • Beans and legumes
  • Green leafy vegetables
  • Nuts and seeds
  • Spices such as turmeric, ginger, and garlic

Articles and Publications

Nutritional Resources

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