A autopsy study of young adults in the US between the ages of 17 and 34 years of who died from accidents, suicides, and homicides confirmed that coronary artery disease CAD is ubiquitous in this age group. The disease process at this stage is too early to cause coronary events but heralds their onset in the decades to follow. Yet, medicine and public health leaders have not taken any steps to forestall or eliminate the early onset of this epidemic. Smoking cessation, a diet with lean meat and low-fat dairy, and exercise are generally advised, but cardiovascular disease CVD remains the number one killer of women and men in the US.

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Smart heart health begins one meal at a time. Discover how a simple and delicious diet-based heart wellness program can keep your heart and arteries healthy for years to come in this innovative program. Created by internationally known author and surgeon Caldwell B. Esselstyn Jr. Surprisingly, in other cultures heart disease is virtually absent. Esselstyn will explain why this is so as his program helps you eliminate this common fatal disease from your life.

In addition, Dr. Esselstyn and his team will share recipes from a diet plan based on 30 years of research on nutrition and heart disease prevention. Esselstyn will help you monitor your progress as needed by email or phone — whichever is most convenient for you.

In addition, it lessens the likelihood of cancers of the breast, prostate and colon, which are often linked to poor eating habits. Five of the 24 patients in Dr. Symptoms diminished and often disappeared within eight to 12 weeks of starting the program. Within months, these dramatic changes occurred:. Insurance does not currently cover this program, it is considered self-pay.

Please ask about our interest-free payment plans. For those who choose a payment plan, we ask that you pay by credit card and have future payments automatically charged monthly. Once you have registered, Dr. Esselstyn will give you a personal phone call to discuss your medical history and he will review your medical records. Please send in the following for physician review:. Appointments Overview How This Program Works. What can I expect from the program? After you enroll, you will participate in a five-hour group counseling consultation with Dr.

Esselstyn at Cleveland Clinic Lyndhurst Campus. During this visit, he will: Discuss his program in easy-to-understand terms Thoroughly answer all questions about how you can prevent and reverse heart disease Teach you the principles of a nutritious, plant-based, oil-free diet Provide you with books and a CD to continue your journey In addition, Dr.

Outline of Dr. Esselstyn's Plant-Based Diet Foods to embrace : asparagus, arugula, beet greens, bok choy, broccoli, brussel sprouts, cauliflower, cilantro, collards, kale, mustard greens, spinach, swiss chard, turnip greens. How This Program Works How well does the program work? No cardiac events: Before the study, the patients had 49 cardiac events coronary bypass surgery, angioplasties, etc.

None of the patients who adhered to the eating plan experienced a cardiac event within 12 years of follow-up. Is the Esselstyn Program covered by insurance? Please send in the following for physician review: Any outside cardiac medical records Your most recent lipid profile Information and registration To learn more or to schedule your group counseling consultation with Dr. Esselstyn, please contact us via email or call


Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease

If found to be effective in subsequent studies, this intervention could have tremendous clinical implications for patients. However, the article left me with many questions and concerns. One of my concerns is that the article was written in a promotional, not scientific, tone. Although no potential conflicts of interest were reported, the lead author has published books on the topic from which he could profit. Even if one were to disregard these concerns, several methodological issues remain. Specifically, Esselstyn et al report that over a mean 3.


Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease : The Revolutionary, Scientifically Proven, Nutrition-based Cure

Look Inside. Esselstyn is an internationally known surgeon, researcher and former clinician at the Cleveland Clinic and a featured expert in the acclaimed documentary Forks Over Knives. The proof lies in the incredible outcomes for patients who have followed Dr. Within months of starting the program, all Dr.

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