in 2005, author and firefighter Rip Esselstyn convinced his entire firehouse to eat a plant-based diet. Woohoo! His first book, The Engine 2 Diet, convinced many people across the country to do the same. In this book he presents 36 powerful facts that prove once and for all that plant-based diets can, indeed, save your life. He also includes 140 new recipes to feed your belly and the hungry bellies of all your mates and family. Pizza? Check. Burgers? Check. Waffles? Check. Cake? Check. Plus yummy salads, soups, and sandwiches. It's all in here and it's all good.