Jane Esselstyn: A Plant Strong Family and Community
Jane Esselstyn, daughter of Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn, is no stranger to the whole food plant-based lifestyle.
She's a leader in the field with tons of wisdom to share.
Some things we covered include...
Her transition to eating more plants - it actually wasn't because of her father!
Raising a plant strong family
Tips and tricks for facing society from a WFPB perspective
The prevalence of Alzheimer's and Heart Disease in women
Go-to recipes for vegans and non-vegans
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Jane Esselstyn RN is a fresh, charismatic voice who brings her perspective and passion as a nurse, researcher, mother, and teacher to the forefront of the plant-based movement. She presents her work, research, and high energy demos around the world. Her annual conference, Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease for Women, focuses on the power of a plant-based approach to eliminate this #1 killer of women and other preventable, lifestyle related diseases. Jane claims, “Prevention is the New Cure!” — and the most powerful and protective medicine we have is a plant-based diet.
Jane is an avid and inventive designer of plant-strong recipes and the co-author of The Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease Cookbook. She created the recipe sections of #1 NYTimes bestseller, Plant-Strong and The Engine 2 Seven Day Rescue, by Rip Esselstyn. And she is co-author of The Engine 2 Cookbook. Jane brings her infectious energy and straight forward message to her presentations, cooking demonstrations, and cookbooks with clarity, hilarity, and a can-do attitude.
She and her husband Brian Hart live in Cleveland Ohio with their 3 plant-based children. Jane graduated from the University of Michigan, where she competed as an All-American swimmer and varsity rower.