Dr. Elizabeth George of Mercersburg — a small, historic town in southern Pennsylvania with around 1300 residents — is on a mission to help her community bridge the gap between healthy nutrition and physical wellness. Having witnessed an alarming increase in childhood obesity, diabetes and heart disease in patients visiting her clinic, she wanted to do her part in helping Mercersburg make a change.
After reading Rip’s Engine 2 Diet and learning that he attended and swam for Mercersburg Academy in high school — she determined he was the perfect spokesperson to lead a PlantStrong community makeover in Mercersburg, creating a model for nutrition wellness outreach in small towns everywhere.
Pennsylvania T.V. station, WGAL, traveled to Mercersburg to discover what compelled dozens of people from all walks of life in Mercersberg to get PlantStrong with Engine 2!
See the complete video here.