The New York Times bestselling author of Eat to Live, Super Immunity, The End of Diabetes, and The End of Dieting presents a scientifically proven, practical program to prevent and reverse heart disease, the leading cause of death in America—coinciding with the author’s new medical study revealing headline-making findings.
Dr. Joel Fuhrman, one of the country’s leading experts on preventative medicine, offers his science-backed nutritional plan that addresses the leading cause of death in America: heart disease. An expert in the science of food, Dr. Fuhrman speaks directly to readers who want to take control of their health and avoid taking medication or undergoing complicated, expensive surgery, the two standard treatments prescribed today.
Following the model of his previous programs that have successfully tackled conditions from diabetes to dieting, Dr. Fuhrman’s plan begins with the food we eat. He focuses on a high nutrient per calorie ratio, with a range of options for different needs and conditions. He shows us what to remove and what to add to our diets for optimum heart health, provides menu plans and recipes for heart-healthy meals and snacks, and includes helpful questions for doctors and patients.
By understanding heart disease and its triggers, Dr. Fuhrman gives us the knowledge to counter-attack this widespread epidemic and lead longer, healthier lives.
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Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States today—but it isn’t inevitable.
In fact, at least ninety percent of heart disease–related deaths are entirely preventable. The cure for America’s most lethal killer doesn’t require expensive, confusing, and life-altering medications or rounds of invasive and ultimately ineffective surgery. The truth is heart disease can be reversed; it is not a natural consequence of aging; nor does it have to take away from your quality of life.
In The End of Heart Disease, Joel Fuhrman, M.D., a board-certified physician and #1 New York Times bestselling author of Eat to Live and The End of Dieting, shows how you can prevent and reverse heart disease and its related symptoms with his revolutionary—both safe and proven—Nutritarian plan.
Grounded in the latest scientific research and Dr. Fuhrman’s twenty-five years of clinical experience treating heart disease, the program radically lowers cholesterol and blood pressure, reduces your weight, heals obstructive coronary artery disease, and can even eradicate advanced heart disease—all without the need for dangerous procedures like angioplasty or bypass surgery. In addition, you’ll enjoy a complete meal plan filled with a variety of delicious food options.
Eat better. End heart disease. Radically Lower Your Risk of Heart Disease and Make It Nearly Impossible to Have a Heart Attack—No Drugs or Medication Required
The End of Heart Disease will:
· Lower and normalize your blood pressure and LDL cholesterol
· Lower your weight, body fat, and resolve diabetes (type 2)
· Improve your immune function, lowering the risk of infection and cancer
· Maintain your youthful vigor as you age, and help you age more slowly
“Dr. Fuhrman lays out the science of ending and reversing heart disease using the most powerful drug on the planet: food. A whole-food, predominately plant-based diet works faster and better—and is cheaper—than any currently available treatments. If you have a heart, read this book!”—Mark Hyman, M.D., New York Times bestselling author and director of the Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine
“This empowering plan will protect and strengthen your heart and transform your overall health. I have often relied on Dr. Fuhrman’s wisdom, and now you can too.”—Neal D. Barnard, M.D., FACC, New York Times bestselling author, adjunct associate professor of medicine at George Washington University, and president of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
“Dr. Fuhrman lays out how a healthy diet can not only be cheaper and safer than pills and procedures for heart disease and high blood pressure but also, critically, more effective.”—Michael Greger, M.D., FACLM, founder of NutritionFacts.org and New York Times bestselling author of How Not to Die
“Lifestyle medicine is the most important and fastest-growing trend in health care today. In this important book, Dr. Joel Fuhrman describes why.”—Dean Ornish, M.D., founder and president of the Preventive Medicine Research Institute, clinical professor of medicine at UCSF, and New York Times bestselling authorAbout the Author:
JOEL FUHRMAN, M.D., is a board-certified family physician and nutritional researcher who specializes in preventing and reversing disease through nutritional and natural methods. Dr. Fuhrman is the research director of the Nutritional Research Foundation. He is the author of several books, including the New York Times bestsellers Eat to Live, Super Immunity, Eat to Live Cookbook, The End of Dieting, and The End of Diabetes.
ROBERT PHILLIPS was a Vice President at Merrill Lynch suffering with sarcoidosis, a serious health condition that effected his breathing. Six months after discovering Dr. Fuhrman’s approach, his condition was completely reversed, and he quit his job at Merrill Lynch to help launch Dr. Fuhrman’s member support website. Robert continues to write and conducts research at Drexel University in the field of Social Energy. Robert lives in New Jersey with his wife, Marcia and two children, Joseph and Jacob. He has two other grown children, Joey and Jennifer.
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