Dr. Dean Ornish's Program for Reversing Heart Disease: The Only System Scientifically Proven to Reverse Heart Disease Without Drugs or Surgery
- Title: Dr. Dean Ornish's Program for Reversing Heart Disease: The Only System Scientifically Proven to Reverse Heart Disease Without Drugs or Surgery
- Author: Dean Ornish
- ISBN: 9780804110389
- Page: 405
- Format: Paperback
The Ornish Diet has been named the 1 best diet for heart disease by U.S News World Report for seven consecutive years Dr Dean Ornish is the first clinician to offer documented proof that heart disease can be halted, or even reversed, simply by changing your lifestyle Based on his internationally acclaimed scientific study, which has now been ongoing for years,The Ornish Diet has been named the 1 best diet for heart disease by U.S News World Report for seven consecutive years Dr Dean Ornish is the first clinician to offer documented proof that heart disease can be halted, or even reversed, simply by changing your lifestyle Based on his internationally acclaimed scientific study, which has now been ongoing for years, Dr Ornish s program has yielded amazing results Participants reduced or discontinued medications they learned how to lower high blood pressure their chest pain diminished or disappeared they felt energetic, happy, and calm they lost weight while eating and blockages in coronary arteries were actually reduced.In his breakthrough book, Dr Ornish presents this and other dramatic evidence and guides you, step by step, through the extraordinary Opening Your Heart program, which is winning landmark approval from America s health insurers The program takes you beyond the purely physical side of health care to include the psychological, emotional and spiritual aspects so vital to healing This book represents the best modern medicine has to offer It can inspire you to open your heart to a longer, better, happier life.
Recent Comments "Dr. Dean Ornish's Program for Reversing Heart Disease: The Only System Scientifically Proven to Reverse Heart Disease Without Drugs or Surgery"
I highly recommend this book for anyone who has heart disease or is wanting to prevent heart disease. When my husband had two blocked arteries and needed a bypass, we were in shock. When, a year later, another artery became severely blocked and he had to have a stent placed, we realized this problem wasn't going away. We bought this book and began following Dr. Ornish's plan. After a few months, my husband's cholesterol had drastically changed -- 125 for his total cholesterol -- 51 for LDL. Wow! [...]
Five years ago, this book changed my life, and probably saved me from an avoidable early death. Dr. Ornish put me squarely on track for a mindful approach to looking after the only body I'll ever have. Not only did I lose 30 pounds in 3 months, I lost chronic back pain and regained a lost plateau of overall health at the same time. I can't prove these matters are all related, but it sure felt that way.
A lot of helpful information was packed in this whopping 631 page paperback. Unfortunately, I felt I had to do a great deal of sifting through justifications/ explanations, and the author wrote too much about his personal life and experiences when I just wanted to get to the "meat" of the book. Cut all that out and this would have been a 5 star. The Foreword was nearly 20 pages! Good grief. Just the facts, please and put the reins on the personal stories.The author mentioned that he wanted the b [...]
Reversing Heart Disease means no meat, no fat or oil, no milk, cheese or egg yokes. If you are willing to do this you will fortify yourself against heart disease. Following his regimen, I lost about 40 pounds and got my cholesterol in the normal range without drugs. He also discusses the benefits of exercise and relationships. Those following his recommendations will be blessed with good health and save a great deal of money because there will be fewer drug bills and doctor visits.
Learned how to think, breathe, inter-relate, eat, and exercise in the best interest of my heart health. This is a book I keep on my shelf and I read it from time to time when I need to remember what matters (and what doesn't matter) for my heart's health. Get ready to read real science. Get ready to read that you need to stretch and meditate. Get ready to believe that you are capable of taking care of your heart.
OK, any program promising the hope of reversing coronary blockages sends chills down my spine helped convert me to veganjust have to start meditating and hope for the best.
Two plans: One eat only 10% fat 75% complex carbs to keep away heart disease. Two eat NO fat to reverse heart disease. Makes a lot of sense, and is like other books out now that fat and meat are the killers. Also an interesting fact he gives, is that exercising like running more than 30 per day that one is actually wasting their time because what time you add to your life you are using in doing that extra exercise.
Reversing heart diseaseAfter having Atrial heart valve replacement, I have enrolled in Ornish's program at my local hospital and it is paid for by Medicare. I have found the book helpful and look forward to cooking the various recipes. I think this vegan approach can make me much healthier.
There's a reversal diet and a prevention diet. Dean Ornish ties in the wisdom of the ages with the scientific method of modern medicine. He writes with compassion and passion about the way he's found that people can improve their health and happiness when they're at severe, moderate, or no risk for heart disease. His way is remarkably similar to "The Way": live simply, eat simply, and manage stress, partly by erasing the petty cares in your life.This is more difficult than it sounds, and many pe [...]
Even if you don't have heart disease, and even if you disagree with his program of low fat, vegetarian fare, this book is a good read. There is a lot of thought provoking information, and some very helpful advice about opening our hearts and lives to physical and spiritual healing. The stories of changed lives are fascinating, none the less so is Dr. Ornish's own story of his struggle with low self worth and depression, told with such honesty and humility. It seems like a weird book to be hangin [...]
I'm not sure "liked it" is accurate, but it was an interesting read. I had to read this (among other nutrition books) for work because we were trying to revise our company's menu to include "heart healthy" items. This and the McDougall diets were very trendy at the time. The book is clearly written. Apparently Dr. Ornish has had some success with patients that have had serious heart disease. It's a very restrictive diet, though. A person would have to be truly dedicated to stick with it.
This book is filled with great information about reversing heart disease but the no fat diet-- total elimination--is a little brutal. Still the information is useful in making lifestyle changes. Sometimes the text was boring, too many personal stories. Get to the point. The book could have been shorter. I loved the recipes, which come from various well known chefs, and I' ll definitely be using them again and again.
Here's a tantalizing thought -- a BMI of 18. Can I do it? is this the way? could it happen? could I follow through on this without excessive suffering?I must say, while reading this fascinating (text) book, I was filled with cravings for red meat (rare) and ice cream (creamy and delicious) in anticipation of these foods never again being part of my life. Ha haWhile the program is severe, the recipes appear delicious and for real foodies. Very much worth a try.
A life saving program for people that suffer from heart disease or heart related illnesses. A program that if you follow it to the letter will reverse your heart condition will give you back your heart and your health and save you thousands of money that you would spend on needless and life threading heart surgeries.Anyone that really cares about his/her health should buy and read this book; it’s literally a life saver.Highly recommended.
Written 20 years ago, this is still the best diet and exercise book for those suffering from heart disease or high risk people wanting to prevent heart disease. Dr. Ornish has written more recent books that contain updated information on drug therapy and medical and surgical intervention, but for the basics on life-style changes this is fine.
Dean Ornish proved first that you can reverse heart disease by adopting a healthier lifestyle. This includes choosing to eat healthier foods, exercise more often, and incorporating meditation in your daily life. This book first uncovered the idea that we don't need open-heart surgery to survive heart disease.
I did not read through the recipes, but did read the rest. This has lots of interesting information on heart disease and diet, and lifestyle. I expect to make some dietary changes as a result of reading this book.
I've decided not to finish this book. It's too boring.Here's what I've gathered from the book: if you want a heart-healthy lifestyle reduce the fats in your diet, de-stress your life through meditation/yoga, and exercise.
Dr. Ornish's program helped me feel a lot more informed about the causes and prevention of heart disease. I also believe his premise that heart disease can be reversed, and have used some of his recipes in making changes to my family's diet.
SO MUCH INFORMATION!Seriously, for a "dense" informational book that basically chronicles a medical study, I LOVED it. I firmly believe that Dr. Dean Ornish's studies began the revolution of current medical practice in relation to long term health maintenance.
i'm doing most of this already and i still have problems
Very good compliment to the China Study with practical advice, menus and testiominal evidence of the power of this type of diet.
I had to read it twice to get the full effect and to fully understand it
Great information and hope for people with heart disease.
Sometime hard to get through all the information - but in the end a very inspiring book.
Encouragement to keep doing what we are doing.
My husband had a quadruple bypass at 39. He's tall and skinny, but his body overproduces cholesterol. I followed this book for about 3 months, but my husband's cardiologist didn't back me up on it.
This is my go-to book for keeping heart disease at bay.I'll mark it finished, but it is a reference book for meI'm never finished.
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