“I found out that I didn’t need to have a heart attack, and that my heart attack was totally preventable. That was just like a thunderbolt out of the sky. I just never knew that was possible”. – Grant Dixon

Can a whole-food plant-based diet not only prevent heart disease but actually reverse it? There’s no better person to ask than “The Big Fat Lie” documentary filmmaker Grant Dixon who not only avoided the heart surgery recommended by his physician but dramatically turned around his heart health by changing the food he ate.

In this interview, we explore the events that inspired the making of the documentary and Grant’s own experience in transitioning to a whole-food plant-based lifestyle. Was it difficult? How did he get started? Is his own family onboard? Why is he flipping me the bird? Watch now and see for yourself.