Caldwell Esselstyn Quote

Responding to the argument that a plant-based diet is extreme:

Half a million people a year will have their chests opened up and a vein taken from their leg and sewn onto their coronary artery. Some people would call that extreme.


Interview from the documentary film Forks over Knives (2011).

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Half a million people a year will have their chests opened up and a vein taken from their leg and sewn onto their coronary artery. Some people would...

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Half a million people a year will have their chests opened up and a vein taken from their leg and sewn onto their coronary artery. Some people would...

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Half a million people a year will have their chests opened up and a vein taken from their leg and sewn onto their coronary artery. Some people would...

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Half a million people a year will have their chests opened up and a vein taken from their leg and sewn onto their coronary artery. Some people would...