Rip Esselstyn


Rip's Nutrition Tip

"Eating a plant-strong diet is the best way to fight the dangerous fires raging inside us—fires that create all the chronic Western ailments including heart attack, stroke, cancer, Alzheimer’s disease, and diabetes."


Former professional athlete and firefighter for Austin’s Engine 2 firehouse, Rip Esselstyn now applies his passion for saving lives to teaching the irrefutable connection between what you eat and the ability to prevent chronic disease. Author of New York Times best-selling books My Beef with Meat and The Engine 2 Diet, Rip has teamed up with Whole Foods Market as a Healthy Eating Partner to raise awareness for team members, customers, and all of America about the health benefits of eating a plant-strong™ diet composed of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes, nuts, and seeds.

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