Articles on the Arrest and Reversal Study

Reversal of Pulmonary Hypertension, Diabetes, and Retinopathy after Adoption of a Whole Food Plant-Based Diet NEW International Journal of Disease Reversal and Prevention. April 2019 Vol 1, No 2

Is Oil Healthy? NEW International Journal of Disease Reversal and Prevention. April 2019 Vol 1, No 1 page 34

A Way to Prevent CAD? The Journal of Family Practice. July 2014 Vol 63, No 7 page 257

The Nutritional Reversal of Cardiovascular Disease — Fact or Fiction? Three Case Reports Experimental and Clinical Cardiology. July 2014 Vol 20 issue 7. page 1901

Is the Present Therapy for Coronary Artery Disease the Radical Mastectomy of the Twenty-First Century?The Am J Cardiol. 2010: 106: 902-904

A Strategy to Arrest and Reverse Coronary Artery Disease: A 5 -Year Longitudinal Study of a Single Physician’s Practice Esselstyn CB Jr. et al: The Journal of Family Practice 1995 December; 41(6): 560-68

Updating a 12 -Year Experience With Arrest and Reversal Therapy for Coronary Heart Disease (An Overdue Requiem for Palliative Cardiology) Esselstyn CB Jr. The Am J of Cardiology 1999 August 1; 84:339-34

Resolving the Coronary Artery Disease Epidemic through Plant-Based Nutrition (with photos of disease reversal) Esselstyn CB Jr: Preventive Cardiology 2001;4: 171-177

In Cholesterol Lowering, Moderation Kills Esselstyn CB Jr. Cleve Clinic J of Med 2000 August; 67 (8): 560-564

Selected Articles

Beyond Surgery Presidential Address Esselstyn CB Jr. Surgery Dec 1991; 110(6): 923-27

More Than Coronary Artery Disease Esselstyn CB Jr. : The Am J of Cardiology 1998 November 26; 82 (10B):5T-9T

Changing the Treatment Paradigm for Coronary Artery Disease Esselstyn CB Jr.: The Am J of Cardiology 1998 November 26; 82(10B): 1T-4T

Weekly Newsletter Archive

Essy’s Greens:

No Oil Dressings:

The Power of Cauliflower:

Why We Love Lentils:

Gut Health:

Battling High Food Prices:

Battling High Food Prices 2:

To Soy or Not to Soy?:

Athletes and Heart Disease:

Is it ever too late to get healthy?:


Why We love Oats:

Eat the Rainbow:

Are Smoothies a Good Choice?:

Just Drink Water:

Food Addiction Recovery:

Vegan Junk Food:

Worries About Calcium:

Thanksgiving Ideas:

Why We Love Vinegars:

Navigating Holiday Eating:

New Year’s Resolutions:

Plant-Based Eating: A Moral Imperative:

Preventing Alzheimer’s:

Why the Truth is Sometimes Hard to Handle?:

Understanding a Low HDL:

How Important is B12?:

Caffeine: Good or Bad?:

Arsenic in Rice:

The Blue Zones:

New Plant-Based Meats…Good, Bad, and Ugly:

Oh, oh, oh…Ozempic?:

Tofu or Tempeh?:

What’s the Best Natural Sweetener?:

It’s All About the Sauces:

Pre and Pro Biotics?:

Choice Architecture:

Our Favorite Plant-Based Guides:

Ockham’s Razor: Keep It Simple:

What’s a Luddite? Embracing “Old Ways” :

Water Wars: Nutrition Choices and Water Conservation :

Plant Milks :

The Dangers of Palm Oil :

Be a Label Reading Ninja :

Summer Hot Enough for You? : h

Staying Hydrated :

The Magic of Sprouting :

Greenhouse Gases:

The Lessons of Otzi the Iceman:

Wild Rice:

ChatGPT Weighs in on Diet:

Potatoes: The Perfect Food?:

Just Eat at at Home:

Change Your Thinking:

The Rise of Hyper-Palatable Foods:

The Trick Is to Aim High:

Know Your “Why?”:


Lifestyle Change vs. Procedures:

Talking to Family Members About Their Health:

Food Choices and Carbon Footprint:

New Twins Study on Diet:

New Year’s Resolutions:

But, My Grandpa Lived to Be 100!:

Don’t Miss the Forest for the Trees:

The Secret to Building Motivation to Change:

Understanding LP(a):

Re-wilding Yourself:

How to Motivate Grandparents to Get Healthy:

Foraging? Really?:

Why So Salty?:

The Truth About Exercise:

Signs You Might Have Taken PB Eating Too Far:


The Engine 2 Seven Day Rescue, Plant-Strong and The Engine 2 Diet by Rip Esselstyn with recipes by Jane Esselstyn

The Engine 2 Cookbook, by Rip Esselstyn and Jane Esselstyn

Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease by Caldwell B. Esselstyn Jr., MD

The Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease Cookbook, by Ann Crile Esselstyn & Jane Esselstyn

The China Study by T. Colin Campbell, PhD and Thomas Campbell, MD

The Pleasure Trap by Douglas J. Lisle, PhD and Alan Goldhamer, DC

How Not to Die by Michael by Greger, MD with Gene Stone

Dr. Neal Barnard’s Program for Reversing Diabetes by Neal Barnard, MD

4Leaf Guide to Vibrant Health by J. Morris Hicks and Kerry Graff, MD

The Campbell Plan by Thomas Campbell, MD

The Plant-Pure Nation Cookbook by Kim Campbell

The Happy Herbivore Guide to Plant-Based Living by Lindsay S. Nixon

Whole: Rethinking the Science of Nutrition by T. Colin Campbell, PhD with Howard Jacobson, PhD

The Low-Carb Fraud by T. Colin Campbell, PhD with Howard Jacobson, PhD

The Starch Solution by John McDougall, MD and Mary McDougall

Healthy Eating, Healthy World by J. Morris Hicks

The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Plant-Based Nutrition by Julieanna Hever

The Food Revolution by John Robbins

Keep it Simple, Keep it Whole by Alona Pulde, MD and Matthew Lederman, MD