Project Description

A book with a white background with a closeup of a veggie burger in the middle. Green words over top read, "Plant Strong."

Plant Strong

Author: Rip Esselstyn · Subject: Cookbooks


In Plant Strong, the #1 New York Times bestseller (originally published as My Beef with Meat), Rip Esselstyn arms readers with the 36 most powerful facts that prove, once and for all, that a plant-based diet can save your life.

Do you want to:

  • Prevent cancer, heart attacks, stroke, and Type 2 Diabetes? Eat plants!
  • Have stronger bones than milk could ever give you? Eat plants!
  • Avoid dangerous carcinogens and contaminants? Eat plants!
  • Lose weight and look great? Eat plants!

On top of these arguments are 150 other reasons why plants rule–as in 150 delicious, mouth-watering Engine 2 recipes, including 10 that are exclusive to this edition. Prepare to eat well, be healthy, and live plant-strong!

About the Author

Rip Esselstyn is the New York Times bestselling author of The Engine 2 Diet and My Beef with Meat. He has been featured on and in Today, Dr. Oz, Time, and Newsweek, among other media. A former world-class professional triathlete, Esselstyn joined the Austin fire department in 1997. In 2009, Esselstyn became a healthy eating partner with Whole Foods Market and currently travels around the world promoting the Engine 2 lifestyle.


Plant Strong [My Beef with Meat] is one of the most enlightening and practical books you’ll ever read. Rip Esselstyn tackles every key health issue and provides exactly the information readers need to achieve the best of health and peak performance. As one of the most respected leaders in the movement for better health, Rip Esselstyn tells it exactly as it is.” – Neal D. Barnard, MD, New York Times bestselling author of The 21-Day Weight Loss Kickstart and Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine at George Washington University School of Medicine

“Rip Esselstyn is a living, breathing example of what a plant-based diet can do for you. In his new book, he lays out exactly why you get so strong and healthy by avoiding meat and opting for food that’s grown in the ground or on trees. Eat like he does and be transformed!”- Kathy Freston, bestselling author of The Lean

“Once again Rip cuts the bull and serves up the straight facts, along with delicious recipes, for health and performance. I wish I had this book when I decided to go plant strong!” – Scott Jurek, world renown ultra-marathon champion and bestselling author of Eat and Run


A book with a white background with a closeup of a veggie burger in the middle. Green words over top read, "Plant Strong."

Disclosure: This listing may contain Amazon affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. See my Affiliate Policy for more details.