Heart disease is the number one killer of men and women in this country. This year alone 865,000 people will have a new or recurrent heart attack and another 600,000 will have a stroke. The shocking fact is that the majority of heart attacks and strokes can be prevented with the medical knowledge we already possess. Yet this isn't happening. Why? Because too many doctors and hospitals don't support aggressive prevention, relying instead on invasive procedures such as angioplasties and bypasses for a significant portion of their income.
In his most personal and passionate book yet, Dr. Arthur Agatston, who has helped millions of people find a healthy lifestyle, champions a revolution in heart disease prevention that will enable people to actually save their own lives. Drawing upon more than 30 years as a practicing cardiologist, he details the key elements of his four-part South Beach Heart Program:
Dr. Agatston's patients have thrived as a result of this aggressive prevention strategy. Now, with expert advice from a doctor they have learned to trust, the American public can join his prevention revolution and take the necessary steps to protect their hearts and live longer and healthier lives.