Alexandra Salcedo, RD, cooks up a delicious, heart-healthy dish of Moroccan vegetable stew in the Cardiac Rehabilitation Center in Jacobs Medical Center.
The Ornish Lifestyle Medicine™ diet consists of low fat, whole foods, plant-based recipes. It includes a wide variety of whole grains, vegetables and fruits, legumes, soy foods, non-fat dairy products, egg whites among other food items.
UC San Diego Health is the only facility in San Diego certified as a Dr. Ornish Program for Reversing Heart Disease®. We proudly offer Ornish Lifestyle Medicine™ for our intensive cardiac rehabilitation patients as well as entrees at each of our cafeteria locations.
To learn more about the Ornish Lifestyle Medicine™ program at UC San Diego Health, visit: https://health.ucsd.edu/specialties/cardiovascular/programs/rehabilitation/Pages/ornish.aspx
For more information on food options offered to UC San Diego Health patients and visitors, visit: https://health.ucsd.edu/patients/Pages/food-services.aspx