However, some people can find the Ornish
diet restricting; it can be hard to satisfy hunger and to meet daily protein requirements.
"Undo It!" by Dean Ornish
, M.D., and Anne Ornish
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.
, MD, founder of the Preventive Medicine Research Institute, has published research showing that coronary artery disease could be halted and even reversed using a holistic approach, including a very low-fat (about 10 percent of total calories), mostly vegetarian diet, stress-reducing techniques, and exercise.
Additional literature searches focused on key researchers (e.g., Dean Ornish
, Caldwell B.
's Program for Reversing Heart Disease (Ornish
The panel selected the Ornish
Diet, which is focused on fruits, vegetables and grains, as the top heart-healthy diet, along with TLC and DASH.
The investigators performed a network meta-analysis that included all available data from 48 randomized clinical trials (7,286 participants) to estimate the relative effects of three low-carbohydrate diets (Atkins, South Beach, and Zone), two low-fat diets (Ornish
and Rosemary Conley), and five moderate-macronutrient diets (Biggest Loser, Jenny Craig, Nutrisystem, Volumetries, and Weight Watchers).