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The long-awaited cookbook companion to the revolutionary New York Timesbestseller Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease.

T. Colin Campbell is just one of the many supporters of Caldwell B.Esselstyn’s bestseller, Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease. Theplant-based nutrition plan Dr. Esselstyn advocates based on his twenty-year nutritional study-the most comprehensive of its kind-is proven to stop and reverse even advanced coronary disease, and more than 336,000 readers have benefited from the revolutionary regimen so far,including Samuel L. Jackson.

Ann Crile Esselstyn and Jane Esselstyn are a mother-daughter team with decades of experience developing delicious, healthful dishes for both their family and Dr. Esselstyn’s many grateful patients. In this nutritious recipes that make it easy to follow Dr. Esselstyn’s lifesaving dietary advice. Heart disease remains one of today’s deadliest killers, and The Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease Cookbook empowers readers to make their hearts healthier, one delectable meal at a time.


Two decades after Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn’s ground-breaking heart health study, the Esselstyn family is releasing their first cookbook The Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease Cookbook: Over 125 Delicious, Life-Saving Plant Based Recipes (Avery, Paperback Original and eBook, September 2, 2014). Written by Ann Crile Esselstyn, creator of the recipes in the New York Times bestselling Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease and her daughter, Jane Esselstyn, a nurse and wellness instructor, best known for her recipes in the bestselling My Beef with Meat, the full-color book serves up delicious, plant based recipes created in the Esselstyn family kitchen.

Heart disease remains one of the nation’s deadliest killers — and also one of the most preventable. In 2007, Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn published Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease. Based on his twenty-year groundbreaking nutritional study, the book offered a revolutionary program to stop, treat, and even reverse heart disease. Dr. Esselstyn convincingly argues that the key to abolishing heart disease is eliminating meat, dairy, oil and nuts (with minimal salt and sweeteners). With plant-based, oil-free nutrition even the sickest patients experience a drop in their cholesterol, a boost in their energy, and see their heart disease and related symptoms reverse. In Dr. Esselstyn’s original study, compliant patients continue to thrive — some are now well into their 80s.

The Prevent and Reverse Cookbook proves that while eating no meat, no dairy, no oil, and no nuts may sound intimidating, but it is doable and delectable. As Ann says, eating this way is empowering and “opens up a delicious and colorful array vegetables, legumes, and whole grains brimming with fiber, nutrients and antioxidants, all great nourishment for your heart and your overall health.”

Ann and Jane introduce readers to the wonders of kale, and other hearty and delicious greens, sweet potatoes, artichokes, beets, parsnips, broccoli, cucumbers, asparagus, cannellini beans, lentils and so much more. With recipes like Lemon and Kale Open Face Sandwiches, Caramelized Onion Hummus, Triple-Decker Lasagna and Five-Star Rice and Beans, eliminating heart disease has never been so delicious.

The plant-based movement has resonated with readers. With three New York Times bestsellers under their belts in as many years, the Esselstyn family proves once again that heart healthy is doable, accessible and just what the doctor ordered.

ALSO SEE: Sample Recipes | Book Praise


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