Heart Disease (#1 killer)

Just say NO to Heart Disease! (2 powerful videos)

If you want to get rid of your heart disease without surgery or if you want to make your children “heart attack proof” for their entire lives, you’ve found the right page.

Caldwell Esselstyn, MD. Director of Cardiovascular Disease Prevention and Reversal at the Wellness Institute of the Cleveland Clinic.

Caldwell Esselstyn, M.D., along with Dr. Ornish and Dr. Campbell, influenced President Clinton to reverse his heart disease.

Heart disease is easily reversible in 95% of the cases with the simple adoption of a whole foods, plant-based diet. That has been proven beyond a shadow of a doubt by the two well-known physicians (Ornish and Esselstyn) who influenced President Clinton to walk away from meat and dairy and adopt a whole foods, plant-based diet.

Since Mr. Clinton read their books and The China Study by Dr. T. Colin Campbell, he has reversed his heart disease, lost weight and is now enjoying vibrant health. As Dr. Esselstyn says:

“The truth be known, coronary artery disease is a toothless paper tiger that need never exist and if it does exist, it need never progress.”

—Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn, Jr, Director of Cardiovascular Disease Prevention & Reversal at the Wellness Institute of The Cleveland Clinic.

This page leads off with two videos. They’re both related to the CNN special, The Last Heart Attack with Dr. Sanjay Gupta that first aired in late August of 2011. Taking charge of your health in just 46 minutes—for free!!

  1. The first video is just two minutes and features Dr. Esselstyn and one of his patients who just said NO to surgery and proceeded to reverse her heart disease with parsnips, greens and sweet potatoes.
  2. Finally, the entire 40-minute special with Dr. Sanjay Gupta. It features President Clinton and Dr. Esselstyn and compares two treatment regimens: Open heart surgery or eating whole plants. Watch the video and then decide which option is best for you.

Before watching the entire 40-minute special—Take a look at the two-minute highlight below—featuring Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn and Sharon Kintz, one of his patients.

Two-minute highlight with Dr. Gupta and Dr. Esselstyn

Entire 40-Minute Special—CNN, August 2011

If you watched the above videos, you now know from very credible sources how you and your family can easily prevent or reverse heart disease. So now you might ask, how can I do that?

4-LEAF_FORLIFEI recommend that you start with our 4Leaf Survey which will help you assess how healthful your diet is now; then you might want to review more helpful information about how to get started with lots of whole foods, plant-based recipes:

Dean Ornish, M.D., along with Esselstyn, influenced President Clinton to walk away from meat and dairy, eat whole plants and reverse his heart disease.

Dean Ornish, M.D., along with Esselstyn, influenced President Clinton to walk away from meat and dairy, eat whole plants and reverse his heart disease.

One-on-one MD Help. Sadly, 95% of our medical doctors are not aware of the power of plant-based nutrition to combat many chronic diseases, including heart disease. If you would like a second opinion (about heart disease) from a medical doctor who truly “gets it” about food, you may wish to visit our MD Help page and schedule a telephone consultation with one of the MDs listed there.

Please forward this page to anyone you know that may be interested in learning more about the causes and prevention of heart disease. Want to do more reading? Take a look at a few of these links. They’re among 38 of my blogposts on the topic of heart disease. For the most recent, click on the first link.

  1. Talking heart disease with Marilu Henner (7-11-13)
  2. How many people do you know that have heart disease? (4-27-13)
  3. Why you won’t find hear this life-saving information from the American Heart Association (6-23-12)
  4. Sharing life-saving information with a friend… (4-13-12)
  5. Clinton or Cheney? Which heart treatment do you prefer? (3-26-12)
  6. Off his meds for Christmas…a heartwarming story from Florida (12-17-11)
  7. Eliminating the #1 cause of death. Dr. William Roberts (10-3-11)
  8. ConsumerReports. Deceptive “confusion” on Heart Disease (9-18-11)
  9. Bill Clinton — social change, urgency and activism (9-12-11)
  10. Gupta over Oz…when it comes to CLARITY! (9-5-11)
  11. “The Last Heart Attack” on CNN (My review) + link to video (8-29-11)
  12. The Heart Disease “Category Page on my website (most recent blogs first)

Want to help eliminate heart disease? Share this page with everyone you know—not just people you think might be sick. As Dr. Esselstyn says, many millions of people (who think they’re in great health) already have coronary artery disease—they just haven’t had their first heart attack yet.

Handy 4-piece take-charge-of-your-health kit—from Amazon.com

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J. Morris Hicks, working daily to promote health, hope and harmony on planet Earth.

For help in your own quest to take charge of your health, you might find some useful information at our 4Leaf page or some great recipes at Lisa’s 4Leaf Kitchen.

Got a question? Let me hear from you at jmorrishicks@me.com. Or give me a call on my cell at 917-399-9700.

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Blogging daily at hpjmh.com…from the seaside village of Stonington, Connecticut – Be well and have a great day.

—J. Morris Hicks, board member, T. Colin Campbell Foundation

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