Advocating For a Balanced Approach to Heart Health


Our Mission

The Gaples Institute for Integrative Cardiology is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit with the mission to provide leadership in advocacy and education regarding the powerful role of nutrition and lifestyle changes for prevention of heart disease.

Our Vision

We seek to save lives through education. The Gaples Institute intends to be recognized as the leading national provider of educational resources that empower health care professionals and the community to promote heart health through nutrition and lifestyle changes.

Making Our Vision a Reality

  • We provide web based resources for the community and health care professionals
  • We establish training seminars for health care professionals
  • We lecture nationally to professional groups and to the community
  • We advocate for policy changes to require physician education in nutrition and lifestyle interventions