Founder, Engine 2
Rip Esselstyn is the founder of Engine 2 and a Healthy Eating Partner for Whole Foods Market. At Engine 2, Rip develops and implements plant-based programs that transform people’s health worldwide.
Rip was a three-time, all-American swimmer at the University of Texas at Austin and spent a decade as a world-class triathlete. Rip’s New York Times best-selling book, The Engine 2 Diet, documents his success and shows the irrefutable connection between a plant-based diet and good health. His follow-up, Plant-Strong, became a #1 New York Times bestseller.
Rip has appeared on Today, CBS Sunday Morning, Good Morning America, the Dr. Oz Show and more. His latest book, The Engine 2 Seven-Day Rescue Diet, was released in late 2016.