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Peter Lewis tells how his life was saved and heart disease reversed by changing to a plant-based diet. Full talk available at http://store.vegsource.com
In addition to the new study reporting the results of 198 patients, Dr. Esselstyn has published another comparing traditional cardiology treatment to plant-based nutrition, along with an explanation of how diet affects cardiovascular health. And, other docs are starting to questions traditional cardiology; Dr. John Mandrola says he's concerned about "irrational exuberance" for statin drugs.
Guest: Dr. Stephanie Seneff, Ph.D., Senior Research Scientist at the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory. Dr. Seneff holds multiple degrees from MIT including: Undergraduate Degree in Biophysics, M.S. and E.E. in Electrical Engineering, and Ph.D in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. Research Focus: Compilation & Analysis of Epidemiological Data to Determine Risk Factors for Illness & Disease.
Nutrition Specialist Heidi Harkopf from New England Dairy Promotion Board teaches us the DASH Diet (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension).
http://drmcdougall.com Dr. Esselstyn was a guest speaker at the February 2014 McDougall Advanced Study Weekend in Santa Rosa, CA. Caldwell B. Esselstyn, Jr., MD has been associated with the Cleveland Clinic since 1968. Based on the groundbreaking results of his 20-year nutritional study-the longest study of its kind ever conducted, his book, Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease, explains, with irrefutable scientific evidence, how we can end the heart disease epidemic in this country forever by changing what we eat. In 1991, he organized the first National Conference on the Elimination of Coronary Artery Disease, and in 1997 he chaired the Summit on Cholesterol and Coronary Disease. In April 2005, Dr. Esselstyn became the first recipient of the Benjamin Spock Award for Compassion in Medicine.
To learn more about Dr. Esselstyn's work, please visit http://www.heartattackproof.com
"Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease" by Caldwell Esselstyn: http://amzn.to/1Bf35Q7
Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn, author of "Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease," discusses with bananiac his thoughts on the conventional treatments, such as the DASH Diet and statins, that are currently being used to treat heart disease. Dr. Esselstyn also presents some of his findings from his studies with a plant based diet that shows to reverse heart disease.
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