Top 10 Heart-Healthy Restaurants in Los Angeles

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A heart-healthy diet should be low in sodium, cholesterol and saturated fat — but that doesn’t mean the food has to be lacking in flavor. These Top 10 Heart-Healthy Restaurants in Los Angeles, offer diet-friendly food that will help you to both eat well and live well.

> The restaurants are presented in alphabetical order.

1. Cafe Gratitude

Café Gratitude, Venice Venice, CA Café Gratitude offers an accessible menu of appetizers, hearty bowls and entrées for those unfamiliar with vegan food. There are also choices for raw foodies, too.

2. Crossroads Kitchen

  Crossroads Kitchen, L.A.’s temple to upscale vegan dining, proves you don’t have to eat meat to get your fill.

3. Forage

Forage, Los Angeles Silver Lake, Los Angeles, CA The cooking at Forage in Los Angeles is fresh and vibrant, affordable and constantly changing according to seasonal farmers market finds.

4. Greenleaf Gourmet Chopshop

Greenleaf, Beverly Hills Beverly Hills, CA Design your own salad from an incredible number of ingredients and dressings at Greenleaf Gourmet Chopshop in Beverly Hills.

5. M Cafe

M Cafe, West Hollywood West Hollywood, CA Created by the masterminds behind the Chaya restaurants, M Cafe in West Hollywood is a perfect spot for inspiring the whole family to enjoy healthy cuisine.

6. Malibu Farm Restaurant & Bar

Malibu Farm Restaurant & Bar, Malibu Malibu, CA This indoor/outdoor spot on the pier serves healthy takes on comfort food with ingredients ranging from local fruits and vegetables to sustainable seafood and grass-fed beef.

7. Real Food Daily

Real Food Daily, Pasadena Pasadena, CA Real Food Daily in the South Lake Avenue shopping district offers an extensive menu of vegan and vegetarian dishes.

8. The Spot

The Spot, Hermosa Beach Hermosa Beach, CA Located just a few blocks from the beach, The Spot is famous with natural food enthusiasts for its variety of vegetarian and vegan-friendly fare.

9. SunCafe Organic Cuisine

Suncafe, Studio City Studio City, CA Organic, raw and vegan dishes as well as made-to-order juices and smoothies are on the menu at this Studio City café.

10. True Food Kitchen

  Enjoy healthful and tasty cuisine at True Food Kitchen where the menu features dishes based on Dr. Andrew Weil’s anti-inflammatory diet.  

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