Palm Springs Life - Palm Springs California

Since heart disease is the leading cause of death worldwide, we need to show some love for the organ that pumps blood to where it is needed, which is almost everywhere in our bodies.

Life Lite surgery Nutritionist and nutritionist Courtney Pogue advocates the consumption of high-fiber foods such as fresh fruits and vegetables and whole grains.

“Lots of people have a phobia about carbohydrates, but carbohydrates are not the enemy,” she says. “Foods like brown rice, quinoa, and legumes lower cholesterol and are low in sodium.” Avoid cans and other packaged goods that tend to be high in sodium, which increases blood pressure, she advises.

What should you do every day?
“Breathe! Breathing can be a grounding technique that makes it easier to be present and intentional in everything you do.” – Juan Gonzalez, MD