Austin Firefighter (and cardiologist's kid) Rip Esselstyn challenged his unhealthy crew to a plant-based diet, with dramatic results. This book documents the science behind plant-based nutrition offers an exercise program to augment dietary changes and provides easy, elegant, "tasty" recipes. The beginning of the year is often a time when folks tend to take stock of their well-being; The Engine 2 Diet is a great way to reclaim a healthier, happier existence. If a bunch of meat-loving Texans can walk this path, you can, too!
A triathlete-turned-firefighter shares a program he devised for fellow firefighters to help them lose weight and lower their cholesterol levels, consisting of a mostly vegetable diet that also includes whole grains, legumes, and small portions of meat.