Sherra Aguirre

Author of Roots: Living a Healthy, Joyful, Vegan Life

Food and Health

How I Reversed My Heart Disease Symptoms with Food - Video

Sep 23, 2019 by Sherra Aguirre
Please check out my video on preventing and reversing heart disease naturally with a plant-based diet. For those without high blood pressure or other signs of heart disease you need never have them!  For those who do it's not too late.  Consult your physician to develop a plan that includes a plant-based diet in your treatment plan.  

Vegan World Podcast

Vegan World Podcast
Jul 09, 2019 by Sherra Aguirre
I sat down with Michael Battey host of Vegan World Radio show on KPFT in Houston to talk about how a plant based diet can prevent and reverse heart disease and other chronic illnesses. 


Book Review: Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease, Caldwell B. Esselstyn MD

Book Review: Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease, Caldwell B. Esselstyn MD
Feb 14, 2019 by Sherra Aguirre
What does the research on food as the cure for diseases like diabetes, stroke and heart attack have in common with climate change research?  The science for both was ignored or suppressed for decades because of the potential to disrupt big business. Diet as the cure for the most common and costly diseases is more effective than drugs, and is a threat to the pharmaceutical industry.  Here's "food for thought" as we celebrate the heart in February and especially today!  

Eat Your Way to a Healthy Heart!

Eat Your Way to a Healthy Heart!
Dec 06, 2018 by Sherra Aguirre
As I reached my mid to late 40’s, my blood pressure crept up year by year until I had to go on medication to control it, even after limiting meat, eliminating fried foods and moving to a mostly vegetarian diet.  I read everything I could about various supplements, herbs, teas, etc., which helped but I still could not get my blood pressure to consistently healthy levels without medication.  Then I had the good luck to get referred to a cardiologist who also happened to be a vegan...