Robert Atkins, The Zone author Barry Sears, Dean Ornish
, John McDougall, Sugar Busters!
Q: What about a very-low-fat diet like Dean Ornish
* "Most people are told, `You have to have a bypass or you're going to die,'" says Dean Ornish
, a physician and clinical professor of medicine at the University of California, San Francisco.
The heart disease patients in Dean Ornish
's program who unclogged their arteries (see Cover Story) ate a vegetarian diet that's rock-bottom low in fat and saturated fat (though not necessarily sodium).
Haven't they heard of Nathan Pritikin and Dean Ornish
, focuses on eating primarily plant-based meals, whole grains, and low-fat dairy products, and reducing red and processed meats, refined carbs (such as sugar, white rice, white bread), and high-fat dairy products.
"Undo It!" by Dean Ornish
, M.D., and Anne Ornish (Ballantine)
For instance, when you live healthier, eat better, exercise and love more, your brain cells actually increase," says physician and founder of the Preventive Medicine Research Institute, Dean Ornish
, in a TED talk about healthy lifestyle habits.
Weeks cites Dean Ornish
's program for heart health as a model.
Speakers include Len Greer, President, Johnson & Johnson Health and Wellness; Meredith Guerriero, director for the healthcare industry at Facebook; Arianna Huffington, Founder and CEO, Thrive Global; John Mattison, Chief Medical Information Officer, Kaiser Permanente; celebrated author and holistic medicine expert Dean Ornish
; Claudia Gonzalez Romo, Executive Office of the Secretary General, UNICEF; Oscar CEO Mario Schlosser; Brent Shafer, CEO of Philips North America; and Steven Zatz, CEO of WebMD.
Colin Campbell (author of 'The China Study'), and Dean Ornish
, MD (author of 'Program for Reversing Heart Disease') are known to have helped former US President Bill Clinton recover from heart disease by convincing him to go vegan.
Cardiologist Dr Dean Ornish
led a study in 1990 which showed that coronary artery disease could be reversed, without the need for drugs, through a combination of diet, exercise and lifestyle changes - with yoga cited for its stress reduction benefits.