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Following all this important information, Caldwell dedicates a whole section to simple strategies on how to thrive on this lifestyle. Diseasf and his wife, Ann Crile Esselstyn, have developed over the years —showing readers how easy it is to enjoy their new way of eating.

While I wasn’t anywhere near to the patients spoken about in the book, this is a very pro-active thing we have changed. Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease challenges conventional cardiology by posing a compelling, revolutionary idea-that we can, in fact, abolish the heart disease epidemic in this country by changing our diets.

So if you have worries about lowering your cholesterol high cholesterol being a precursor of heart diseasethe knowledge contained in this book is worth knowing.

We Can Prevent and Even Reverse Coronary Artery Heart Disease

Esselstyn was a surgeon, clinician and researcher. Joe was aware of my interest in coronary disease. These people are often vigorous, in the prime of life, when they are struck down by a heart attack. No trivia or quizzes yet.


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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. Most of the recipients died within weeks of their surgery, and all lived their last days tethered to life-support machinery that, far from enhancing their quality of life, drastically reduced it.

Looking at her at the start, you would not have seen the 15 pounds she thought she could lose. You can also have whole grain bread, baked potatoes and vegetables if they are available.

If you want to be free of disease, be in control of your body, you can! I recommend people who are interested in his books take a look at the work of Clarence Bass at www. One does have to get over a salt addiction, however!

Nov 06, Dickie rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: He had no family history of heart disease, was not overweight or diabetic, and did not have high blood pressure or a bad cholesterol count. It will empower readers and give them the tools to take control of their heart health. Plant-based nutrition can eliminate some diseases.

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Surgical intervention had failed, and their own cardiologists had told them to get their affairs in order. These caldwwll the words of Joe Crowe, the doctor who succeeded me as chairman of the breast cancer task force at the Cleveland Clinic.

The sample set is small, but his results are intriguing and have held up over time. See 1 question about Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease…. 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.


Based on the groundbreaking results of his year nutritional study—the longest study of its kind ever conducted—this book explains, with irrefutable scientific evidence, how we can end the heart disease epidemic in this country forever by changing what we eat. He advocates no more than 10 percent of daily calories coming from fats and no more.

Refresh and try again. Interventional cardiologists earn hundreds of thousands of dollars annually, and particularly busy ones make millions. The larger lesson of that study is that systemic treatment of disease through aggressive reduction of cholesterol is clearly superior to selective intervention at a single site where an artery has been clogged and narrowed.

Trivia About Prevent and Rever An absolutely wonderful book. To ask other readers questions about Prevent and Reverse Heart Diseaseplease sign up. You will not regret it!

Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease

The dietary changes that have helped my patients over the past twenty years can help you, too. View all 3 comments. In fully compliant patients, we have seen angina disappear in a few weeks and abnormal stress test results return to normal.