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Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease

Heart Disease remains the leading cause of death in the United States for men and women. Cardiovascular disease threatens 1 of 2 Americans and is predicted to become the number one global disease burden.” Being a 20 plus year vegetarian and an aspiring Vegan I was beyond excited to attend last Friday nights Roaring Fork Cultural Event featuring renowned Cleveland Clinic surgeon and researcher Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn. As one of the leading proponents in the field of “plant-based diets”, Dr Esselstyn presented a program titled “Treating the Cause to Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease.” Dr Esselstyn convincingly argued that a plant-based, low-fat diet can not only prevent and stop the progression of heart disease, but can also reverse its effects. Dr. Esselstyn proposes that conventional cardiology has failed patients by developing treatments that focus only on the symptoms of heart disease, not the cause. Now thats a novel idea, treating…

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