How did you lose so much weight?
That was the question that CNN’s Wolf Blitzer asked President Bill Clinton.
The President answered: “The short answer is” I went on a essentially plant based diet. I live in beans, legumes, vegetables, fruit, I drink a protein supplement every morning, no dairy, I drink almond milk mixed in with fruit and a protein powder. It changed my whole metabolism and I lost 24 lbs and I am back to the weight I was in high school!
But he didn’t do it for that reason, it was to get healthy and stop clogging his arteries which he had previously cleaned out with bypass surgery and a stent, but because he was still eating a nutrient poor ‘animal based” diet, he was constantly clogging up his arteries.
He goes on to say that “82% of the people who have gone on a plant based diet have gone on to heal themselves; we have 25 years of evidence”
President Bill Clinton credits The China Study written by ” T Colin Campbell PhD and his son”, along with other Nutrient Rich.com Adviser Caldwell Esselstyn M.D, and Dean Ornish M.D. for not only losing 24 lbs of weight but what started as losing some weight for Chelsea’s Wedding has turned into a lifestyle for the President!
He said, “I never dreamed this would happen!”
Watch Bill Clinton on CNN describe to Wolf Blitzer how the trailblazing work of Cleveland Clinic surgeon Caldwell Esselstyn Jr. led Clinton to embrace a nearly 100% plant-based lifestyle, losing 24 pounds in the process and returning him to his high school weight.
Clinton also discusses the work of leading health icon Dean Ornish, MD, and the enormous importance of the book The China Study, by esteemed Professor Emeritus of Nutritional Biochemistry at Cornell University and who delivers the Certificate in Plant Based nutrition at ecornell T. Colin Campbell, PhD, and his son, Tom Campbell. “The Campbells together wrote one of the most important books of the century, spotlighting ground-breaking, rock solid scientific research that establishes conclusively the overwhelmingly superior health benefits of plant-based diets – VegSource.com“
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