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This page last updated 8/22/19

The bad news: Heart disease is the nation's number on killer, and truth be known the resulting lack of blood flow/oxygen to the body contributes and even causes many other diseases that are not included in the stats that make Heart Disease the #1 killer of Americans.

The good news: It is reversable! Heart disease is the easiest if the major diseases to "fix" and the best way requires no surgery or drugs or torturing yourself on a treadmill.
Inflammation is the key cause of heart disease. One of the biggest causes of inflammation inside the arteries is oils and even more so, cooked oils and fats. Watch this 7 min video on why all oils cause heart disease. Heart disease is caused by the abundance of cholesterol in the blood and the inflammation process which causes this cholesterol to stick to the artery walls and form "plaques". Stress can cause the same type of inflammation response as oils which explains why people with high stress jobs have more heart attacks. The only study to ever prove the reversal of heart disease is documented in the book below and it used a diet that is 100% plant based with NO added oils.

If you have been diagnosed with heart disease and are considering conventional treatment watch this 32 min video of Dr John Mcdougall MD before agreeing to any treatment.

Get this book! book Prevent and reverse heart disease

Quote from the author "Heart disease is a toothless paper tiger that need never exist!" Great book that has lots of good recipes. Learn about the only study ever to prove the reversal of heart disease (and it is easy to do yourself).

Author's Web Site


You can learn a lot from Bill Clinton's story...

Bill Clinton is a great example of how even with the best doctors in the country available to you, the current “treatment” for heart disease makes for a continued customer for the heart wing of the hospital. (If you live through it all).
2001 – Bill started taking simvastatin (Zocor) because of elevated cholesterol levels.
2004 - BYPASS! urgent quadruple coronary bypass surgery!
2005 - COMPLICATIONS - Clinton had an elective operation to correct a complication of his coronary bypass. Called "decortication," the operation removed part of the lining around the lower lobe of the left
lung, the lining having become much thicker than usual as a result of the irritation caused by the bypass.
2006 – BRAIN DAMAGE! - Bill Clinton’s Madness: A Consequence of Heart-Bypass Surgery Brain Damage:
Editorial by Dr John McDougall explaining how brain damage as a result of Clinton’s bypass surgery is likely the cause of his recent unusual behavior and outbursts.
Feb 2010 – STENT! - Chest pains - taken to a New York hospital, where doctors gave him an excellent prognosis after inserting 2 stents in one of his coronary arteries.
Spring 2010 – VEGAN! - At the urging of his daughter Chelsea who is a vegan, Bill adopts a plant based diet to prevent any further heart issues and insure he will be around to walk her down the isle for her upcoming wedding. "I've stopped eating meat, cheese, milk, even fish. No dairy at all." He smiled and yanked on his waistband. "I've lost more than 20 pounds so far, aiming for about 30 before Chelsea's wedding. And I have so much more energy now! I feel great." (He achieved his ideal weight in time for his daughter's marriage on July 31, 2010.)
No heart problems since…

Below are your two options... Which seems more "radical" to you?


Stent /Angioplasty (average cost $40,000) – a band aid approach to a systemic problem.
• Risk of serious complications
• Risk of recurring cardiac events or need for re‐stenting.
• Blood thinning drugs cause mini strokes and organ damage
• Big needle up the groin!

Heart Bypass (average cost $100,000 ‐ $200,000)
• Buzz saw and crack open rib cage
• Long, painful recovery with dangerous pain meds
• Serious risk of complications
• More health damaging drugs and blood thinners
• “Pump Head” brain damage from being on heart/lung machine
• Overemphasized urgency so no time to consider alternatives.

After all this, the diet they recommend insures your heart disease will continue to progress.

Plant Based Diet with no added oils

•Begins unclogging all arteries from day 1
• Guarantee better health the longer you do it
• No side effects, no drugs, no more statins
• No risk of surgical complications
• No risk of toxic drug complications
• No risk of brain damaging blood thinners
• No recurring heart problems
• Lower blood pressure
• Better oxygenation of the body
• Much lower cancer rates
• No copayments or expensive toxic drugs
• Sports and exercise encouraged soon after starting
• Normalizes your weight and eat all you want

Watch the films “Eating” and “Forks over Knives” for full story.
Read book “Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease” by Cauldwell Esselstyn MD. (Cleveland Clinic)
Just follow the advice and recipes in the book.

DOWNLOAD A printable .pdf page with the above info on it HERE

Dr Esselstyn recommends no oils as part of reversing hert disease. Here is a good video to educate yourself on just how bad oil is for you. Dr Axe 16:24 video


11/29/17 Think the American Heart Association is a place to get good information? Better rethink that idea - the 52 yr old president of that organization recently had a heart attack while at a health conference! Read about it here.

American Heart Association - thier advise is rooted in 1960's science and tainted by their big donors in the food and pharmacuetical industries - read about it here.

9/24/15 It turns out that the same thing that causes heart disease (animal fat and added oils) also is a major factor in brain diseases like Alzheimer's. Watch this short video.

Health authorities appear to have taken the patronizing view that the public can’t handle the truth and would rather the science be watered down insuring millions of Americans will die of heart disease. (2:49 video)

Statins - If your taking them - watch this short 4 min video.

Widely prescribed drugs act as cellular poisons that accelerate aging... deactivate DNA repair... promote diabetes, muscle fatigue and memory loss.


Can just one meal effect your arteries? YES


Teaser for "The Widowmaker" - a full length documetary on Heart disease - a must watch - find it on Netflix or Amazon.

Is Olive Oil Ok? - The Answer - No Short Video 8/19/15

How about Canola oil - It's even worse! Read 2017 article here

How a heart attack happens - 3:20 min video 4/20/15

FDA reverses It's position on daily aspirin dated - 12/9/14


Is a plant based diet all thats needed to reduce risk? Yes and no. Studies show that the better the plant based diet is in avoiding cooked oils and processed foods the less the risk. Even with a 100% plant based diet you can be at an increased risk of heart disease if eating inflamatory foods. Read about it here in this 2017 study.

CNN article on heart disease The 'heart attack proof' diet? - CNN.com* - great article from CNN  

GREAT 48 min video on heart disease featuring Bill Clinton and Dr Esselstyn.

Nice article about Inflammation - the true cause of heart disease 


To not practice lifestyle medicine is to practice deceptive medicine.
Dr Micheal Gregor.


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