Is cancer genetic? Can you reverse heart disease? How can you take charge of your own health without prescriptions, surgeries, and supplements? Welcome to the Proof of Plant-Based Living Podcast where Journalist, Brittany Absher, in collaboration with the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies, unravels the complex mystery of why health eludes some and embraces others. Through expert interviews (Dr. T. Colin Campbell, Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn) and success stories of those who cured their diseases, we'll show you the proof of plant-based living.
Diabetic, Blind, and Suffering From an Extremely Rare Heart Condition, She Beat the Odds.
In 2006 Kate McGoey-Smith went from a high energy mom of three to barely being able to get out of bed. She was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes, a rare disease called Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension, became blind, and her kidneys started to fail. After years of suffering, she finally found the documentary, “Forks Over Knives.” She was only supposed to live 2-5 years, but says she beat the odds with a whole food plant-based diet.
A Heart Attack and a Severed Aorta Nearly Killed Her. Today, Her Heart is in Almost Perfect Condition. How Sherry Shrallow Reversed Heart Disease.
At 56, Sherry Shrallow was active, maintained what she thought was a healthy Mediterranean diet, and felt great. Until she suffered a heart attack 11 years ago. After arriving at the hospital, she severed her aorta and coded 3 times. Her husband was told she had a 20 percent chance of survival. But today, her bypass is no longer needed and her right coronary artery is back to work, doing all of the blood flow to her heart. She shares her powerful story of survival after adopting a whole food plant-based diet.
Heart Disease Explained: The Cause, the Cure and Surprising Prescription From America's Top Heart Doctor
Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn has been a surgeon, researcher, and clinician at the Cleveland Clinic for more that 35 years, saving the lives of those in even the most advanced stages of heart disease.
In this episode, he explains how our nation's number one killer begins at a young age for most Americans, and progresses throughout our lifetime based on what we eat daily. The good news he says, is it's a foodborne illness and can be prevented and reversed.
His top advice for heart patients, including what to eat every day for the best results, and insight into fish oil supplements, the Keto Diet, and statins.
Shrinking Cancerous Tumors: How One Woman Stopped Glioblastoma in its Tracks.
Allison Murphy was diagnosed with the same cancer that took her dad's life. Years later, her glioblastoma tumors are gone. Her advice for taking on one of the deadliest forms of cancer.
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Fighting Cancer with Nutrition: How Changing Your Diet Could Help Save Your Life
Dr. T. Colin Campbell and his son, Dr. Thomas Campbell, authors of The China Study, break down the research linking diet to cancer. Plus, hear their advice to anyone facing a tough diagnoses.