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About the author

As a firefighter for the Austin Fire Department, he helped people and saved lives. As a friend to other firefighters, he transformed the way Austin ’s Engine 2 firehouse ate in order to save a firefighting brother’s health. Now, as the author of The Engine 2 Diet, Rip is teaching people the irrefutable connection between what they put in their mouths and their ability to reach their ideal weight and their ideal health.

Welcome!

Hello everyone! Welcome to the Engine 2 Diet blog! As you know, the Engine 2 Diet was published in late Feburary, and ever since then life has been an amazing whirlwind. The book was featured on both The Today Show and the CBS Sunday Morning News Show (that program also mentioned my Dad’s book, Prevent [&hellip