About the Author
For more than a decade, Richard F. Heller, M.S., Ph.D., and Rachael F. Heller, M.A., M.Ph., Ph.D., each held two professorial appointments and conducted research at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City and in the Department of Biomedical Sciences in the Graduate School of the City University of New York. Dr. Richard Heller holds a third appointment as Professor Emeritus at the City University of New York. They are coauthors of the bestselling Healthy for Life and The Carbohydrate Addict’s Diet, as well as The Carbohydrate Addict’s Lifespan Program, The Carbohydrate Addict’s Program for Success, and The Carbohydrate Addict’s Gram Counter.
Dr. Frederic J. Vagnini, M.D., F.A.C.S., is the medical director of The Cardiovascular Wellness Centers of New York. He has served as Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery at Cornell University and as Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, New York, for more than twenty-five years. Dr. Vagnini is the author and coauthor of many research papers and articles on cardiovascular and heart disease, preventive medicine, and the role of nutrition in heart health and healing.