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Rip on Good Morning America Health Online

I just spent the last 11 days at the Esselstyn family farm in upper state New York with my parents, brothers, sister, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, and nephews. All in all, eighteen of us converged on the place for nearly two weeks of plant-strong eating, runs, yoga, bike rides, swimming, games, and late night jawing. In the middle of it I jumped on an Amtrak train for an easy two hour ride along the mighty Hudson river with the Catskill mountains hovering in the distance to do a tape to live piece for Good Morning America Health. Here it is!!!!

Tearing a banana apart with my bare hands!!

Tearing a banana apart with my bare hands!!

Click here to view the GMA segment.  http://abcnews.go.com/Video/playerIndex?id=8112378

I hope everyone is having a fantastic and healthy summer.

Rip

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.

2 Responses to “Rip on Good Morning America Health Online”

  1. Toni Kulma says:

    Rip,
    Great job on GMA! The banana trick was fabulous!

  2. Chris Holcombe says:

    Nice job Rip! Keep up the good work. :)

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