Televangelist Pat Robertson is raving about the fast-selling new book, "The Simple Heart Cure," by renowned heart doctor Chauncey Crandall, M.D. — calling the top doctor's inspirational informative guide to reversing heart disease "a great book."
During an appearance with Dr. Crandall on the Christian Broadcasting Network program "The 700 Club," the former GOP presidential candidate told viewers he has embraced and recommends the book's practical advice for combating heart disease, the nation's leading cause of death.
"Well you have gotten the things in here that I totally agree with because I follow most of the stuff that's in this book, and I recommend it and Chauncey's praying for me to live to be 110," Robertson said.
"This is a great book about how to keep yourself [healthy], why would you want to die of a heart attack?"
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Dr. Crandall, chief of the cardiac transplant program at the world-renowned Palm Beach Cardiovascular Clinic in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., explained that heart disease kills more Americans each year than all cancers combined. But by living a heart-healthy lifestyle — by eating right, exercising daily, managing stress, getting enough sleep, and having faith in God — most people can prevent or even eliminate cardiovascular disease.
"Heart disease is the No. 1 killer," he told Robertson on the program. "But the good news, Pat, is it's preventable and it's reversible."
Dr. Crandall, author of the Heart Health Report,
details a plan in his book
that can reverse heart disease in less than three months. His book —
now No. 1 on Amazon.com — contains an easy-to-follow, step-by-step plan to reverse heart disease that has been proven to work in many cardiac patients
"The best thing that we can do is change our life," said Dr. Crandall, who suffered heart disease himself at age 48. "And that demands a plant-based diet … which includes vegetables and fruit and very little meat, and that is the key." It's also important to exercise — an hour a day — get 8-10 hours of sleep nightly, manage stress, and have faith, he said.
"If anyone wants to believe in God, go into medicine," he told Robertson.
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