He was having a heart attack. He was only forty-four years old. He had no family history of heart disease, was not overweight or diabetic, and did not have high. We Can Prevent and Even Reverse Coronary Artery Heart Disease. Caldwell B. Esselstyn, Jr., MD, Preventive Medicine Consultant. Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease. By Caldwell B. Esselstyn Jr., MD. The Revolutionary, Scientifically Proven, Nutrition-Based Cure.

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I had tried every diet none work by t This book plain and simple saved my life!

These ideas may seem harsh and hard to think about, let alone implement in our lives, but in the end, if we are intellectually honest and can put aside our emotions about food choices, there is no running away from the evidence presented and conclusions of this book. Only alcohol and plant-based diets are spared.

Patients are empowered when they know they can control their disease, rather than rely on risky expensive inconsistent drugs, stents, or bypasses. Esselstyn, although not a cardiologist, has been doing research regarding plant based diets and the prevention, arrestment, and in some cases reversal of heart disease. I first caught wind about dr. My dad had just had heart surgery, so I was looking for something to help him, and to help me to avoid the same outcome.

Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease: The Revolutionary, Scientifically Proven, Nutrition-Based Cure

Bite the bullet and cut it totally out and pretty soon you have no more interest in it. Read The China Study first.

Everyone should read this book. May 14, Bluejaygirl rated it it was amazing.

We Can Prevent and Even Reverse Coronary Artery Heart Disease

Nov 06, Dickie rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Now in his mid-eighties—well past the sixty-seven-year life expectancy for male Murphys—Jerry Murphy diseas my nutrition program represents a more natural way of eating, a return to healthier ways of the past. Crowe was understandably disconsolate and depressed.


I told him I had figured out his diet: 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.

Within two weeks of dsiease all fats, oils, animal products he states that our craving for them will vanish. In November I travelled to Georgia to visit my daughter.

Hang in there, your cravings will eventually dissipate esseostyn you will no longer crave artery- clogging fat because all taste is acquired. This is extremely important, because heart disease kills at least half of all people in the country. And the corollary, overwhelmingly supported by global population studies, is that persons without the disease who adopt these same dietary changes will never develop heart disease.

Esselstyn argues that conventional cardiology has failed patients by developing treatments that focus only on the symptoms of heart disease, not the cause.

About the Book | Dr. Esselstyn’s Prevent & Reverse Heart Disease Program

About two weeks after his heart dissease, he and his wife, Mary Lind, came to dinner at our house and I had a chance esseletyn share the full details of my research. Dean Ornish who wrote “The China Syndrome” as saying: A few years ago, I was on a cruise ship giving a presentation about my nutrition program and its dramatic results in patients with severe coronary artery disease. This must be to Dr Esselstyn’s dismay, as his research clearly indicates that such a diet will lead to heart disease and Clinton is already a heart patient.

Apr 27, Maria rated it it was amazing. Got to love it! This is because fat inhibits the endothelium’s ability to produce nitric oxide.

If it seems tough to My husband read this and close-to-recited the text along the way out of excitement and outrage. Eyes opened when I watched daldwell nutrition documentaries on Netflix, including Forks Over Knives, which in-turn opened my eyes to this book. Recently my masseuse let me know that at the hospital she works there are people there who are 21 years old that are there for heart problems.


The rules of Esseslytn’s program are: It is as if we were simply standing by, watching millions of people march over a cliff, and then intervening in a desperate, last-minute attempt to save them once they have fallen over the edge.

Physicians and researchers increasingly agree that lifestyle changes—controlling blood pressure, stopping smoking, reducing cholesterol, exercising, and modifying diets—are essential to overall health.

He has stories of some of his patients who had had heart attacks, and either were not candidates for diseass intervention or chose to try his diet instead. Further to heart attacks, there have been strong evidence suggesting the correlation between erectile dysfunction and heart disease.

We Can Prevent and Even Reverse Coronary Artery Heart Disease

All at once, instead of having no options, they were empowered. It is far easier to document and quantify procedures for reimbursement than it is to document and quantify lifestyle changes that prevent the need for such procedures in the first place. The first half of the book is what is important – it comprises the full discussion of the issue with a straightforward presentation of the evidence and what you need to do to avoid the onset of heart disease and heqrt those with a history, to arrest it and in some cases reverse existing cor Written by “a former surgeon, researcher and clinician at the Cleveland Clinic” this book is a must read for anyone who has a history of heart disease or who’s family history puts them at risk of heart disease.

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