Plant Based Symposium: Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn (with German subtitles)

Plant Based Symposium: Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn (with German subtitles)

The „Plant Based Symposium“ starts on August 21st as a series of free YouTube videos about the health benefits of a plant-based diet. For the first time many of the best known plant-based physicians, scientists and dietitians as well as other important spokespersons of the plant-based movement were invited to share their knowledge with everyone. Starting on August 21st there will be a free video released every second day.

In Video #11 of The Plant Based Symposium Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn shares important information about the following topics:

1. Dr. Esselstyn’s journey to a whole-food, plant-based diet

2. Facts about the development of arteriosclerosis and coronary heart disease.

3. Dr. Esselstyn’s research on heart disease and nutrition

4. The findings from Norway: The drop in heart disease during World War II

5. Important markers regarding heart health: HDL, LDL and total cholesterol

6. The effect of saturated fat on arteriosclerosis

7. Further ressources regarding plant-based diets

8. Dr. Esselstyn’s key message regarding healthy diets

More information about Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn is available at:

More information about Dr. Esselstyn’s book:

Dr. Esselstyn on Social Media:
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Thanks to Philipp Kasprowicz for the coordination of all subtitles and thanks to the following volunteers for doing the transcription and translation:

German subtitles: Jana Hammermüller
English subtitles: Jana Hammermüller & Carlotta Böhning