The Engine 2 Diet: the Texas firefighter's 28-day save-your-life plan that lowers cholesterol and burns away the pounds

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Wellness Central,
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2009.
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Lose weight, lower cholesterol, significantly reduce the risk of disease, and become physically fit--in just 4 weeks. Professional athlete-turned-firefighter Rip Esselstyn is used to responding to emergencies. So, when he learned that some of his fellow Engine 2 firefighters in Austin, TX, were in dire physical condition-several had dangerously high cholesterol levels (the highest was 344!)-he sprang into action and created a life-saving plan for the firehouse. By following Rip's program, everyone lost weight (some more than 20 lbs.), lowered their cholesterol (Mr. 344's dropped to 196), and improved their overall health. Now, Rip outlines his proven plan in this book. With Rip as your expert coach and motivator, you'll transform your body and lifestyle in a month. His plant-powered eating plan is based on a diet of whole foods, including whole grains, fresh fruits, vegetables, legumes, nuts, and seeds. This invaluable guide features: **Dozens of easy, mouthwatering recipes-from pancakes to pizza, Tex-Mex favorites to knockout chocolate desserts-that will keep you looking forward to every bite **Pantry-stocking tips will take the panic out of inevitable cravings and on-the-fly meals **Guidelines on menu choices that will allow you to eat out, wherever and whenever you want **Rip's simple, firefighter-inspired exercise program that will boost your metabolism and melt your fat away.Medically approved, easy-to-follow, and amazingly effective, this diet is designed for anyone who wants to make heroic strides in his or her health, weight, and well-being-all without heroic effort."Want to be as strong as a Texas firefighter? Or as healthy as a professional triathlete? Then follow the wonderful advice of Rip Esselstyn, who is both. His book can save your life--whether you're a man or a woman. Highly recommended!" -Dean Ornish, M.D., Founder and President, Preventive Medicine Research Institute, Clinical Professor of Medicine, U of California SF, author, Dr. Dean Ornish's Program for Reversing Heart Disease
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subject_facet Fire fighters -- Texas, Reducing diets, Vegetarianism
table_of_contents Engine 2 -- My story -- The Engine 2 Diet -- Crazy myths about food -- The medical proof for the Engine 2 diet -- The Engine 2 exercise program -- The E2 attitude -- Engine 2 vital signs -- Label reading -- Making it work for life!.
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title The Engine 2 Diet : the Texas firefighter's 28-day save-your-life plan that lowers cholesterol and burns away the pounds
title_display The Engine 2 Diet : the Texas firefighter's 28-day save-your-life plan that lowers cholesterol and burns away the pounds
title_full The Engine 2 Diet : the Texas firefighter's 28-day save-your-life plan that lowers cholesterol and burns away the pounds / Rip Esselstyn
title_short The Engine 2 Diet :
title_sort engine 2 diet the texas firefighter's 28-day save-your-life plan that lowers cholesterol and burns away the pounds
title_sub the Texas firefighter's 28-day save-your-life plan that lowers cholesterol and burns away the pounds