Rip Esselstyn is a former firefighter and he is the author of The Engine 2 Diet. He is a passionate advocate for a plant-strong diet which he promotes to help people combat their chronic diseases. In this Ted Talk, Rip talks about the many benefits that can be experienced by following a plant based diet. He was able to inspire his entire firefighting crew at the Austin Engine 2 station to change their diet, which in turn completely changed their lives. Watch this inspiring talk to find out how you, your family, or your friends can change for the better too!