Praise for Eat Plants, Feel Whole

Time is short. This book is worth your time. The research, writing, and advice are spot-on. If you let it, Eat Plants Feel Whole will change your life.

— John P. Mackey, CEO, Whole Foods Market, Author of The Whole Foods Diet

George Guthrie’s Eat Plants Feel Whole is a treasure trove of nutritional information and lifestyle guidance toward an ultimate journey of optimal health without chronic illness.

— Caldwell B. Esselstyn, Jr., Md,
Author of Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease

Dr. George Guthrie is a true pioneer in the field of Lifestyle Medicine. His revolutionary whole-food, plant-based diet plan and recipes are an optimal nutritional approach to prevent, treat, and even reverse many of the chronic diseases we face today. Eat Plants Feel Whole is one of the most important health books for any health-conscious reader. This book may save your life!

— John Westerdahl, PhD, MPH, RD, CNS, FAND, Past Chair, Vegetarian Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Radio Talk Show Host —Health & Longevity — LifeTalk Radio Network

Dr. Guthrie is a family medicine doctor, meaning his professional goals are not just to treat disease, but to keep his patients healthy. He has found over the years that one of his greatest tools at achieving these goals is a plant-based diet. In this comprehensive book, he shares the science and the personal stories that are causing many doctors to realize that food is medicine. He also explains how to change to a whole-foods, plant-based diet. This book can be considered a true prescription for health.

— Garth Davis, MD, FACS, FASMBS, Medical Director, Mission Weight Management, Mission Surgical,Author of Proteinaholic: How Our Obsession with Meat Is Killing Us

Dr. Guthrie has the exceptional expertise gained from being a long-time practicing physician and national leader in lifestyle medicine. In writing this book, Dr. Guthrie makes his years of expertise available. Read it and use it. You may just turn your health around for good.

— Thomas M. Campbell, Md, Co-author of The China Study, Author of The China Study Solution

Eat Plants Feel Whole is a thoroughly researched and yet practical guide on how to eat to live. Dr. Guthrie is a world leader in Lifestyle Medicine and in this book, he brings together his vast knowledge and practical experience so that everyone can benefit from it.

— Darren Morton, Bed, MAPPSc, PhD, FASLM DiplBLM Lifestyle Medicine, Senior Lecturer, Lifestyle Research Centre, Avondale College of Higher Education, Australia, Author of Live More Happy

Dr. Guthrie’s book Eat Plants Feel Whole makes reversal of chronic diseases easy, cost-free, and side effect-free, by attacking the problem directly — “It’s the Food!” I encourage you to pay close attention to Dr. Guthrie’s solid medical advice in order to return your lost health and appearance.

— John McDougall, MD, Founder of the McDougall Program, Author of The Healthiest Diet on the Planet

In Eat Plants Feel Whole, Dr. George Guthrie seeks to pay forward the very benefits of diet and lifestyle he and other leading experts in Lifestyle Medicine enjoy. Follow Dr. Guthrie’s guidance — born of experience, knowledge, and genuine caring — and your health is yours to reclaim.

— David L Katz, Md, Founder, The True Health Initiative, Author of The Truth About Food

Eat Plants Feel Whole is a comprehensive guide on healthy eating. Dr. Guthrie thoroughly explains what is wrong with the standard American diet and other “fad diets” and outlines a course to getting on track with the right foods. Well done.

— Monica Aggarwal, MD, Director of Integrative Cardiology and Prevention, University of Florida

A must-read if you desire better health and want guidance toward optimizing your healing potential.

— Wes Youngberg, DrPH, MPH, CNS, FACLM Assistant Clinical Professor, Loma Linda University Schools of Medicine and Public Health, Founding Director and Fellow of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, Author of Goodbye Diabetes and Hello Healthy, Speaker and Consultant, Diabetes Undone

George Guthrie has taken the fact-based science of Lifestyle Medicine and has written an easy-to-read, easy-to-follow practical guide to better health for everyone, regardless of age!

— Dexter shurney, Md, MBA, MPH, FACLM
Past President of ACLM, Former Chief Medical Director/ Executive Director of Global Health Benefits, Cummins, Inc.

Anyone seeking how to achieve optimal health and increase life expectancy will find the whole solution in this book.

— Ken Beckman, ASA, ACAS, MAAA, CFA, Vice President and Actuary, Central States Indemnity, President and Co-Founder, Actuaries for Sustainable Health Care

Eat Plants Feel Whole contains careful research and practical counsel that can change your life! Dr. Guthrie has spent his distinguished career making a clear and compelling case for natural health practices. Read this book and start your transformation today!

— Dr. Derek Morris, Past President, Hope Channel, Author of Radical Evidence

Dr. Guthrie has spent his professional life helping others to live a healthier life. This book is the culmination of that work. His advice on nutrition and lifestyle changes is based both on current research as well as what has worked over the years. The simple truth is that those foods which are plant-based are still the best source of nutrition and contain exactly what our body needs. Dr. Guthrie helps us to understand why and how that works for our benefit.

— Dr. Dick Tibbitts; Performance Coach, Former Hospital Executive, Author of Forgive to Live, Co-Author of The Stress Recovery Effect

This book has condensed the most important information that you want your patients to know. Highly recommended.

— Francisco “Eddie” Ramirez, Md, Director of Research,
Nedley Clinic/Weimar Institute, CA, Co-Author, Rethink Food

Based on over 30 years of clinical experience and a deep understanding of both medicine and nutrition, Dr. George Guthrie has written an outstanding book on the multiple and varied health benefits of plant-based nutrition. If individuals follow his authoritative and user-friendly plans for improved nutrition, millions of lives could be saved. I highly recommend this book.

— James M. Rippe, Md, Founder and Director,
Rippe Lifestyle Institute, Author of Preventing and Reversing Heart Disease for Dummies

Concerned about overweight, diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, heart disease, too many prescription drugs? Then join the 18-day kickstart program so effectively laid out for you in this Eat Plants Feel Whole lifestyle program as you begin your journey towards health recovery, greater vitality and more freedom from pills and procedures. Based on solid scientific evidence, this highly referenced book will give you everything you need to know about the advantages of this lifestyle approach towards reversing many of our common modern killer diseases. In an engaging and very understanding way, Dr. Guthrie—with an illustrious career as a physician, educator, interventionist and teacher of family resident doctors—shares many of his discoveries in support of the benefits of a whole- foods, plant-based lifestyle. He makes it fun and easy to become motivated as he outlines the steps for a healthful transition. Interspersed with real-life examples and a wealth of helpful tips, and writing as a concerned friend, he will inspire you to get you back on track for the best of health.

— Hans Diehl, DrHsc, MPH, Founder of the CHIP Program, Lifestyle Medicine Institute, Loma Linda, CA, Co-author of Health Power: Healthy by Choice, Not by Chance!