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Benefits of Plant-Based Diet (06:55)


Dr. Sanjay Gupta explores extraordinary cases in which patients have been able to reverse serious diseases. Author Caldwell Esselstyn prescribes a whole-food, plant-based diet to prevent and, in some cases, reverse heart disease. Jim McNamara is a patient who benefited greatly from Esselstyn’s advice.

Reversing ALS? (07:58)

Dr. Gupta explains the neurodegenerative disease, amniotic lateral sclerosis. Mike McDuff recalls being diagnosed with the life-threatening condition in 2012 and describes a treatment that yielded surprising results. Duke ALS Clinic founder Dr. Richard Bedlack is looking for a cure.

"Fixing Dad" (07:46)

Englishman Geoff Whitington recalls how poor diet, drinking, and a sedentary lifestyle ravaged his body, causing him to develop adult-onset diabetes. Whitington and his sons describe steps they took to reverse the condition, which included shooting a documentary about their journey.

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Reversing Disease

Part of the Series : Vital Signs
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On this episode of Vital Signs, Dr. Sanjay Gupta examines case studies involving patients who have shown improvement or, in some cases, reversed life-threatening disease. From Caldwell Esselstyn’s use of a whole-food, plant-based diet to treat heart disease to the lifestyle changes Brit Geoff Whitington used to bounce back from adult-onset diabetes, this episode shows there is hope for patients who are fighting for their lives.

Length: 23 minutes

Item#: BVL187422

ISBN: 978-1-64623-317-5

Copyright date: ©2016

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