The Engine 2 Diet

The Engine 2 Diet

The Texas Firefighter's 28-day Save-your-life Plan That Lowers Cholesterol and Burns Away the Pounds

Book - 2009
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Publisher: New York : Wellness Central, 2009
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780446506694
0446506699
Branch Call Number: 613.25 ES739E 2009
Characteristics: xiii, 273 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Alternative Title: Engine two diet

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ba_library
Feb 02, 2017

I had never heard of this diet. It is plant-based. No meat, no dairy, no eggs, lots of fruits and vegs. I was wondering if there was a vegetarian based diet out there - this is actually vegan. I need something to lower my cholesterol. I'm not a big meat eater, giving up the dairy will be harder for me but will give it a try and see if it works for me. I like the fact that you don't have to count calories or eat certain foods in specific amounts.

bookpeep Aug 29, 2012

A great book if you are starting you plant based diet. It was a life saver for me. He make the process so smooth and you feel confident after reading and studing. Thanks so much Rip for all your help!!!!

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reedranch1
Jul 02, 2012

E2 Diet is well written. I was challenged by Rip's direction in healthy lifestyle change, appreciated the medical studies mentioned (which re-enforced his views), enjoyed his antics and humor woven throughout and really liked his work-out plans, which included pictures and did not need a gym membership. A fun read for anyone who desires a healthy lifestyle change.

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HereHere
Mar 28, 2012

Interesting anecdotes about life in a firehall. The diet is healthy, no question. It is based on medical research. Rip is an accomplished triathelete, one of the ten fittest Texans, so it is great to learn from the best. He holds some records in swimming. The recipes are not very complicated, although there is one calling for raw beets. I'll never do that one due to the staining effect of beats. Otherwise, there will sure to be some recipes you like. This book shows that you can be a strong man and eat a plant-based diet. If you want to reverse high cholesterol and minor dietary modifications haven't worked for you, this book will show you how.

Bishop Apr 18, 2011

Excellent book and a very healthy diet! I have been using the techniques described in the book and in just under 28 days, I lost 17 pounds. I feel better and I may just become a vegan for life. There are many clips discussing this diet on YouTube as well that are worth watching. I definitely recommend this book.

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