“One of the most outstanding projects in health research of the past century. It's relevant, it's caring, it's innovative, it's extremely well executed and it's very, very useful."
—T. Colin Campbell, Ph.D., author of The China Study
“Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn has directed pioneering research demonstrating that the progression of even severe coronary heart disease can often be reversed by making comprehensive change in diet and lifestyle.“
—Dean Ornish, M.D, founder, president and director of Preventive Medicine Research Institute and author of Dr. Dean Ornish’s Program for Reversing Heart Disease
“I highly recommend Dr. Esselstyn’s book.”
—Kathy Freston, author of Veganist
Caldwell B. Esselstyn, JR., M.D., was a researcher and clinician at the Cleveland Clinic for more than thirty-five years. In 1991, he served as the president of the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons and organized the first National Conference on the Elimination of Heart Disease. In 2005, he became the first recipient of the Benjamin Spock Award for Compassion in Medicine. Dr. Esselstyn and his wife, Ann Crile Esselstyn, have followed a plant-based diet for more than twenty years. They work together to counsel patients in Cleveland and at the farm in upstate New York where Dr. Esselstyn grew up. --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.See all Editorial Reviews
In six weeks of following Dr. Esselstyn's diet and using his wife's recipes my husband, diagnosed with angina, has stopped having any heart pain. Read morePublished 2 days ago by M. Y. Norfleet
Great book, bought this book after watching the documentary on Netflix. Have been following the suggested diet for over couple of months now, but I have not seen any change in my... Read morePublished 3 days ago by Mark, NOLA
Very informative. His study done with some very sick people was very impressive. His recommendations for blood test requirements are quite different than what the medical... Read morePublished 8 days ago by Patricia
I BOUGHT THIS BOOK FOR A FRIEND WHO JUST HAD a STENT PUT IN.......WE'VE BEEN FOLLOWING THIS BOOK FOR THREE YEARS.
YESTERDAY WAS "WELLNESS CHECKUP" DAY for me. Read more