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His is the longest running study of its kind, ever. Third off, read this book though I would start with The China Study even if you don’t know reverxe single person with heart disease or affected by it which is highly unlikely because it will impact you. He even makes it fun.

In short, he was not the usual candidate ssselstyn a heart attack. All at once, instead of having no options, they were empowered. If you want to be free of disease, be in control of your body, you can!

The word radical better describes the typical American diet, which guarantees that millions will perish from withering vascular systems. As I read Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease on that airplane ride home an almost sick feeling in my stomach began. I will definitely try a number of them. I strongly recommend this important book. Want to Read saving…. And there is considerable evidence that they have benefits far beyond coronary artery disease. You will not regret it!

Isn’t that something like a parent allowing if not actively encouraging their child to smoke cigarettes? I couldn’t put it down and finished it in hours and I revese consider myself a fast reader, at least not compared to my mom. The book includes about pages of recipes starting with breakfast and moving on through the day. His initial study was made up of cardiac patients who were literally esselsyn the end of the line.


It is the luck of the draw. But as I always tell my patients, I am a caring presence. Esselsytn describes the medical approach to heart disease as akin to waiting till someone has jumped off a cliff before trying to rescue them- often times its already too late.

It starts with awareness and then changing behaviors. Esselstyn as a child and again as an adult. How a couple weeks before last Christmas I woke with pain in my chest and asked my husband to take me to the hospital — it turned out to be a false alarm and I told no one about it — not my mom, not my kids, not my friends.

His findings are based on scientific, peer-reviewed study.

Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease

Esselstyn began his research with a group of patients who joined his study after traditional medical procedures to treat their advanced heart disease had failed. Adherent patients survived beyond twenty years free of symptoms. The proof lies in the incredible outcomes for patients who have followed Dr. This book plain and simple saved my life! Further to heart attacks, there have been strong evidence suggesting the correlation between erectile dysfunction and heart disease. Now in his mid-eighties—well past the sixty-seven-year life expectancy for male Murphys—Jerry Murphy thinks my nutrition program represents a more natural way of eating, a return to healthier ways of the past.

His conclusion is startling: Nitric oxide is a vasodilator. Tell your friends you are doing this program and they will be kind enough not to offer you foods you choose not to eat.

Complete with more than delicious recipes perfect for a plant-based diet, the national bestseller Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease explains the science behind the simple plan that has drastically changed the lives of heart disease patients forever.

It caldwepl a mechanical approach to a biological problem.

Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease – Center for Nutrition Studies

If a few people are crossing a busy four way street reversf a red light, naturally some people will survive unscathed. I first caught wind about dr. As a companion book, I am reading Veganimicon for recipes and enjoying a good laugh in its light-hearted presentation.


The day was rather dreary as the rain outside was relentless among other factors. Please try again later. My husband and I have been close to vegan for some time so eating strictly plant-based, whole foods isn’t a difficult change for us. The cost of this epidemic is enormous—greater, by far, calrwell that of any other disease.

So even if you only want to try this plan five days a week, this book is a must purchase because of its great recipes that spice low fat plant based food to high taste—you may even want to enjoy and know I am using that word specifically and as intentionally as the proposal I made to my wife 33 years ago the recipes all 7 days.

Had that number come back close toI probably would have written this vegan, no-oil thing off as extreme and unnecessary, but that was not to be. Everyone should read this book. Following all this important information, Caldwell dedicates a whole section to simple strategies on how to thrive on this lifestyle.

Both Joe and Mary Lind immediately grasped the implications for Joe of a plant-based diet.

They also went back for follow-up stress tests which came back normal, and most saw a shrinkage if not total reversal of the blockages in their arteries.

Caldwell Esselstyn has shown not only how to prevent heart disease, but how to reverse it-even for people who adn been affected for many years. Return to Book Page. You gain protection from a host of other ailments that have been linked to dietary factors, including impotence and cancers of the breast, prostate, colon, rectum, uterus, and ovaries.

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