The Plant-Based Solution: America's Healthy Heart Doc's Plan to Power Your Health

The Plant-Based Solution: America's Healthy Heart Doc's Plan to Power Your Health


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781622038619
Publisher: Sounds True, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/01/2018
Pages: 280
Sales rank: 141,648
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Joel Kahn, MD, is one of the world’s leading cardiologists, a bestselling author, and a popular lecturer who inspires others to think scientifically and critically about the body’s ability to heal through proper nutrition. Dr. Kahn serves as Clinical Professor of Medicine at the Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit and is founder of the Kahn Center for Cardiac Longevity. His first book, The Whole Heart Solution, was the basis of a national public TV special. Dr. Kahn lives with his wife and three children in the Detroit area, where he has recently opened the popular health food restaurant, the GreenSpace Café. For more, visit

John Mackey opened his first market in 1978 with a $45,000 investment and a dedication to providing healthier food choices to customers. He co-founded Whole Foods Market in 1980,which has appeared in Fortune magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” for 12consecutive years. Mackey also co-founded FLOW(,a nonprofit dedicated to“liberating the entrepreneurial spirit for good.”

Table of Contents

Foreword John Mackey, CEO, Whole Foods Market xi

Preface xv

Introduction xix

1 The Six Pillars of Support for the Plant-Based Solution 1

2 The Heart of the Matter 9

3 The Sweet News about Diabetes 29

4 Slim and Trim 47

5 High on Plants for Low Blood Pressure 55

6 Hello Plants, Goodbye Cholesterol 65

7 Grow Plants Not Cancer Ceils 73

8 Beans Not Butter for Better Brains 85

8 Grow Plants Not Autoimmune Diseases 97

10 Plant-Powered GI and Kidney Systems 105

11 Fifty Shades of Green with Plants and Sex 113

12 The Garden of Youth 119

13 Plants, the Plight of Animals, and World Religions 127

14 The Earthen Plate and the Environment 137

15 A Twenty-One-Day Menu with Recipes (and Bonus Recipes) 145

Epilogue Time to Grow Your Plant-Based Health 209

Acknowledgments 211

Notes 213

Resources 227

List of Recipes 231

Index 233

About the Author 249

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