I was diagnosed with RA back in April of 2014. It seemed pretty easy at first. I was taking Prednisone for my swollen hand and staying away from dairy, red meat, sugar and salt like my doctor had suggested. Then I was put on a biologic and still seemed okay with watching my diet. Not…


Today, denotes one year, from implementing your plant based diet and yesterday was one year from my “New Patient Appointment”, with you and all I can say is “Thank You”, which doesn’t seem to be quite enough! I feel great and owe it all to you, for your compassion, wisdom, time researching and knowledge of…

Linda H.

Hi. I met you at Dr. Annabel Facemire’s abundant Living. I was at the Engine 2 retreat at the Esselstyn’s farm and Dr. E mentioned you! I didn’t hear it exactly, but I heard your name. It was something positive like there is hope in people like you.


I began a Plant Base Diet: no meat, fish, dairy, eggs, refined sugars, salt, processed foods and added more fruits, vegetables and whole grains on July 3, 2014, upon the advice of Dr. Aggarwal. My starting numbers, as of a July 10, 2014 blood test, were: Glucose 101 Cholesterol 175 Triglycerides 114 HDL Cholesterol 49…

Anonymous Baltimore, Maryland

I just wanted to say thank you which somehow just does not seem like enough. We both have told so many people about you and your professionalism and how you care so deeply for your patients. We both want to wish you the best of luck over this next year and I’m sure you and…

Dennis S. Bel Air, Maryland

It was so nice to meet you and Dr Jyothi last night!!! It was our best and biggest Meet-Up. We had close to 85 in attendance. Everyone loved it and said they could of listened to you all night. You are a wonderful presenter! I am so excited to schedule another class. Let me know…

Denise Crouse Culinary & Community Center Liaison Whole Foods Market Annapolis, Maryland
Joel Kahn, MD

In my cardiology practice I find lives out of balance and the suffering it causes in terms of poor health. I will have my patients read Finding Balance as a superb and comprehensive lifestyle program reaching heart and soul for natural health.

Joel Kahn, M.D. Professor of Medicine (Cardiology). Author, The Whole Heart Solution
Barbara Oakley, pHD

A wonderful book! If you want to capture the best from your mind, follow this fantastic guide about how to treat your body.

Barbara Oakley, pHD Author of the New York Times science best-seller A Mind for Numbers and instructor of Learning How to Learn from Coursera, the world’s largest and most popular course
Caldwell B. Esselstyn, Jr., M.D.

Drs. Monica Aggarwal and Jyothi Rao’s Finding Balance is the reference text for many decades of a life free of disease. They define in depth the essential components of nutrition, the microbiome, hydration, mental tranquility, sleep, exercise and more. This book will guide you past each pivot point towards enduring wellness.

Alessio Fasano, M.D.

Super job [discussing the microbiome and its nuances]

Alessio Fasano, M.D. Vice Chair, Basic, Clinical and Translational Research, Chief of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition Mass General Hospital for Children