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Norm
 Apr 10, 2021
Excellent programs. Clear, concised, intelligently presented, interesting and entertaining. Thank you!!

Shrinkwrap
 Apr 20, 2020
Interested in WFPB info? Diabetic? Auto immune disease? Microbiome? Fantastic show revolving around science based medicine, maintaining health and wellness. Very much worth the time to listen.


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Description

A fun and inspiring plant-based podcast from nutrition experts at The Physicians Committee. "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll, who lost 280 pounds, is frequently joined by Dr. Neal Barnard and others to motivate and educate both new vegans and those who have been plant-powered for life. Learn the secrets to improving your health from doctors and nutritionists and become inspired by others who have already reclaimed their health! Dive into the science of a plant-based diet like the effects of eating a single beef hamburger or slice of cheese can do to the body!

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Joyful, Delicious, Vegan: The Sherra Aguirre Story
50:51

Sherra Aguirre is well into her senior years, but feels as fit and healthy as someone in their 30’s!

 

She shares her journey back to health when she joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll on The Exam Room™.  Years of eating fast food every day were beginning to catch up with her. Her energy dropped while her blood pressure went sky high. Sherra’s heart health was suffering just like many of her family members before her.

 

But after Sherra changed her eating habits and kicked fast food to the curb, she was able to reverse her symptoms of heart disease, including an enlarged heart!

 

Today, the entrepreneur turned author is inspiring others struggling with their health with her book Joyful, Delicious, Vegan: Life Without Heart Disease.

 

Plus, Chuck reports on a study on how effective a plant-based diet can be in limiting severe symptoms of COVID-19 while those eating a high protein, low carbohydrate diet are at far greater risk.

 

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Jun 15, 2021
Why Eating Late Isn't So Great | Dr. Will Bulsiewicz Live Q&A
54:02

The science of midnight snacking and what happens when you go to bed with a full belly!

 

Dr. Will Bulsiewicz joins "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll to explain why even though you may love to eat late, the midnight munchies probably won't love you back.  He will teach you about the problems it can cause from sleep to digestion to packing on pounds.

 

Chuck also opens The Doctor's Mailbag for Dr. B to answer questions sent in by viewers.

 

- Could the same snack cause you to gain weight if you eat it later at night instead of earlier in the day?

- Is it better to eat three times a day, frequent small meals, or have extended fasts?

- Why are doctors recommending colon cancer screenings for people five years younger than before?

- And many more!

 

Plus, Chuck reports on a new study of nearly 8,000 people that shows eating fruit may help prevent you from developing diabetes.

 

If you have a question you’d like to ask the experts on the show, tweet it to @ChuckCarrollWLC using #ExamRoomLive.

 

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Jun 10, 2021
Prescription for the Kitchen
50:16

What if doctors could write more prescriptions for the kitchen instead of ones for the pharmacy?

 

That is what Swich hopes to find out. The program encourages doctors to share a program with their patients that will show them how to cook healthy meals that can fight heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and other preventable illnesses that are claiming millions of lives.

 

Swich is more than just recipes. It's about teaching the skills to turn your favorite recipes into healthy plant-based masterpieces.

 

"The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll learns the genesis of the program, how it works, and how doctors can implement it into their own practice when he is joined by:

 

- Joe Girard, Swich Co-Founder and CEO, Joe Girard

- Ken Rubin Chief Culinary Officer, Ken Rubin

- Dr. Brendan Byrne, Medical Director and Co-Founder of Wellness Garage

 

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Jun 08, 2021
Are Your Arteries Clogged? Warning Signs and Reversing Heart Disease | Dr. Neal Barnard Live Q&A
40:47

Learn the warning signs that your arteries might be clogged and what you can do about it!

 

How will you know if you are in danger? Find out as Dr. Neal Barnard joins "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll on The Exam Room™ podcast!

 

Dr. Barnard also reveals how long it might take to clear blocked arteries and the best foods for reversing heart disease!

 

Plus, he answers other questions from The Doctor's Mailbag:

 

- How can you lower chronically high cholesterol?

- Where does the iodine in iodized salt come from?

- Can eating too many berries be bad for your health?

- Is it dangerous to remain in ketosis for a long time?

- And many more!

 

This episode of The Exam Room™ Podcast is sponsored by The Gregory J. Reiter Memorial Fund, which supports organizations like the Physicians Committee that carry on Greg’s passion and love for animals through rescue efforts, veganism, and wildlife conservation.

 

If you have a question you’d like to ask the experts on the show, tweet it to @ChuckCarrollWLC using #ExamRoomLive.

 

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Chuck Carroll

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Jun 03, 2021
Foods That Help Migraines with Dr. Neal Barnard
01:12:13

Certain foods can cause migraines in some people, while other foods can prevent or even treat them.

 

Dr. Neal Barnard joins "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll to discuss research on the foods that have been shown to reduce pain from migraines and those that are the most common triggers for the intense headaches. If you’ve ever suffered from a migraine you’re going to want to hear this!

 

Plus, Chuck is joined by “Plant Fit Meg” who shares her astonishing journey back to health. She is a cancer survivor who stopped yo-yo dieting, lost 80 pounds, overcame chronic pain, and now has more energy than ever! The secret to her success? She says everything changed when her diet did!

 

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Jun 01, 2021
Top Energy Boosting Foods | Dietitian's Mailbag with Lee Crosby, RD, LD
01:22:36

These are the top foods to eat when you need an energy boost!

 

Dietitian Lee Crosby (aka "The Fiber Queen") shares what you may want to snack on if you’re feeling sluggish as she joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll on The Exam Room Live. You will also learn the foods that can slow you down and make you feel tired!

 

We also open up The Dietitian’s Mailbag to answer your questions:

 

- How can you beat sugar addiction?

- Are monk fruit sweeteners a healthy alternative to sugar?

- Can eating fiber help you lose weight?

- Should you limit carbs if you’re having trouble losing weight?

- And many more!

 

Plus, Chuck chats with World Series of Poker champion Daniel Negreanu about the amazing lengths he goes to in order to eat healthy vegan meals during long tournaments. Clearly, he's putting his winnings to good work!

 

This episode is supersized in the healthiest way possible to raise your nutrition IQ!

 

If you have a question you’d like to ask the experts on the show, tweet it to @ChuckCarrollWLC using #ExamRoomLive.

 

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May 27, 2021
Solving India's Growing Fast Food Problem
59:07

The high fat, fast food heavy, standard American diet has infiltrated India. The result? The standard American health conditions that come with it are also affecting the world’s second most populated country!

 

Zeeshan Ali, PhD and “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll explore the consequences of his homeland's expanding appetite for fast food, including exploding rates of heart disease and other preventable conditions.

 

Plus, hear the inspirational story of one woman who is going to extraordinary lengths to reverse the unhealthy trend.  Nidhi Nahata has opened JustBe Resto Cafe, India’s first and only whole food plant-based oil-free restaurant! She became inspired after improving her own family’s health and now is using her groundbreaking restaurant to help others.

 

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May 25, 2021
What Supplements Do Vegans Need? | Live Q&A with Dr. Neal Barnard
44:08

What supplements do vegans need to take? Find out as Dr. Neal Barnard joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll on the Exam Room for a live Q&A!

 

Plus, Dr. Barnard answers other questions from The Doctor's Mailbag:

 

-Can carbs raise cholesterol?

 

-Can you lower cholesterol if you don’t eat nuts and avocado?

 

-How can a plant-based diet lower blood pressure?

 

-Is olive oil needed for healthy cells?

 

This episode of The Exam Room™ Podcast is sponsored by The Gregory J. Reiter Memorial Fund, which supports organizations like the Physicians Committee that carry on Greg’s passion and love for animals through rescue efforts, veganism, and wildlife conservation.

 

If you have a question you’d like to ask the experts on the show, tweet it to @ChuckCarrollWLC using #ExamRoomLive.

 

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Chuck Carroll

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May 20, 2021
Behind the Scenes of Seaspiracy with Kip Andersen | Bonus Episode
42:35

Go behind the scenes of the groundbreaking documentary “Seaspiracy” with producer Kip Andersen and Dr. Neal Barnard as they join "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll on The Exam Room™ podcast.

 

Following the success of "What The Health" and "Cowspiracy", Kip reveals how this powerful film came together to expose the falsehoods of the fish industry and the health of our oceans. Everything from the lies of "dolphin safe" labels on tuna to the realities of modern day whale hunts are being discussed.

 

Plus, Dr. Barnard examines research that debunks the popular belief that fish is a health food. The group then looks at the growing number of healthier plant-based fish alternatives that are now being sold in stores.

 

Kip also shares his three part action plan to save the ocean and how you can get involved!

 

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May 19, 2021
How a Plant-Based Diet Affects Pregnancy and Fertility | Dr. Debra Shapiro and Jeanne Schumacher
44:10

The doctors didn’t understand how much food could impact fertility until they understood the science of a plant-based diet. Now, OBGYN Dr. Debra Shapiro and lifelong educator Dr. Jeanne Schumacher are sharing the facts about vegan diets and pregnancy on The Exam Room™ podcast.

 

They join "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll to share how food may affect fertility and tips for maintaining a healthy diet throughout pregnancy.

 

The views and opinions expressed by guests on The Exam Room podcast do not necessarily reflect official positions or policies of the Physicians Committee.

 

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Dr. Debra Shapiro

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May 18, 2021
How Fat Can Disrupt Your Gut | Live Q&A with Dr. Will Bulsiewicz
45:07

What effect does a high-fat diet like keto have on gut health? A pretty big one!

 

Dr. Will Bulsiewicz joins "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll on The Exam Room™ to explore what loading up on a menu full of meat and fat can do to the microbiome and your health!

 

They also chew the fat about plenty of other health issues during this live Q&A!

 

- How the body processes trans fat and saturated fat compared to unsaturated fat

- Whether any fats are beneficial to gut health

- How to reset gut microbiome after taking antibiotics

- The effect of intermittent fasting on gut health

- And many more!

 

Plus, Chuck reports on a study of more than 15,000 people that shows the significant effect that replacing red meat with mushrooms can have on your health.

 

If you have a question you’d like to ask the experts on the show, tweet it to @ChuckCarrollWLC using #ExamRoomLive.

 

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May 13, 2021
72 Reasons To Be Vegan with Amazing Author Kathy Freston
38:58

Why be vegan? Best-selling author Kathy Freston has come up with 72 of the best reasons! Everything from better health to better skin to better sex!

 

She joins "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll to talk about the list from her new book, 72 Reasons To Be Vegan, on this episode of The Exam Room™ podcast.

 

Plus, Chuck reports on a massive study showing a strong connection between nitrate-rich vegetables and heart health. Which veggies lower the risk of heart disease, stroke, and clogged arteries? Find out as the diets of almost 60,000 people are put under the microscope!

 

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May 11, 2021
Plant-Based Diet Revolution: Healthier Gut, Happier You | Dr. Alan Desmond
53:20

Discover why more people than ever are turning to plant-based diets to revolutionize their health!

 

Dr. Alan Desmond joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll to reveal the biggest health benefits of going vegan during a special live healthy gut Q&A on The Exam Room™.  He also shares tips and secrets from his new book, The Plant-Based Diet Revolution, and answer questions from The Doctor’s Mailbag.

 

- What are the best foods for a healthy gut?

- What does eating fast food do to your gut?

- How much less likely are you to get cancer if you stop eating meat and dairy?

- How much can a plant-based diet help with Crohn's disease and IBS?

- And many more!

 

If you have a question you’d like to ask the experts on the show, tweet it to @ChuckCarrollWLC using #ExamRoomLive.

 

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May 06, 2021
Are You Eating Too Many Carbs? | Doctor's Mailbag with Dr. Neal Barnard
43:47

Are there too many carbs in your diet? We hear from someone who is concerned because their nutrition app says they're eating more carbs than they should. Dr. Neal Barnard joins "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll to discuss the amount and type of carbs you should be including in your diet.

 

Plus, Dr. Barnard answers other questions from The Doctor's Mailbag:

 

- Is fiber destroyed by freezing fruits and vegetables?

- Which foods can cause migraines?

- What are healthy options for salad dressing?

- And many more!

 

Chuck also details a new lawsuit filed against the USDA by a group of doctors who accuse the agency of ignoring well-accepted scientific evidence about the diseases linked to meat and dairy consumption in the latest Dietary Guidelines.

 

If you have a question you’d like to ask the experts on the show, tweet it to @ChuckCarrollWLC using #ExamRoomLive.

 

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May 04, 2021
Time to Stop Counting Calories? | Weight Loss Q&A with Dr. Vanita Rahman
44:29

You may not need to count calories in order to lose weight! That’s great news for those of us who get frustrated by tediously entering each meal in an app or adding everything up on a calculator!

 

Dr. Vanita Rahman joins "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll for a special weight loss Q&A on The Exam Room™ Live! Learn how calorie counting can become a thing of the past when eating a plant based diet and the vegan foods that can still pack on pounds!

 

Plus, Dr. Rahman unlocks other secrets to weight loss when Chuck opens The Doctor's Mailbag to answer your questions!

 

- What foods help stop junk food cravings?

- Can juice and soda cause weight gain?

- How does the fat in nuts and seeds compare to the fat in meat and dairy?

- What is the best way to keep weight off for good and stop yo-yo dieting?

 

If you have a question you’d like to ask the experts on the show, tweet it to @ChuckCarrollWLC using #ExamRoomLive.

 

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Apr 29, 2021
400 Studies, 1 Conclusion: The Truth About Soy
35:37

Researchers examined more than 400 studies on soy and reached one undeniable conclusion. So many of us have been so wrong!

 

- Does soy cause cancer?

- Will men grow breasts if they eat soy?

- Can soy lead to infertility?

- Will soy affect the thyroid?

- Is soy safe for children?

 

Mark Messina, PhD, joins "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll to reveal the findings of his major analysis that has the undisputed answers!

 

Plus, Chuck reports on a new study that shows how powerful vegetarian diets can be in the fight against heart disease.

 

Messina is Executive Director of the Soy Nutrition Institute.

 

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Apr 27, 2021
Foods That Have a Big Carbon Footprint | Dr. Neal Barnard
58:17

Which foods have the biggest carbon footprint? Find out as Dr. Neal Barnard explores research showing how your breakfast, lunch, and dinner all impact the environment when he joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll on The Exam Room™.

 

Dr. Barnard also delves into a study showing that diets that are healthier for you can slash your annual carbon emissions by nearly a half-ton! Indeed, in the battle of vegan diets and those featuring meat and dairy, there is a clear environmental winner.

 

Plus, Chuck opens the archives to unearth a conversation with Martin Heller, PhD, about Burger King’s supposedly eco-friendly Whopper. The restaurant claims that its beef produces 1/3 less methane emissions. But are those claims true or does their flatulence science actually flatline? Find out!

 

This episode of The Exam Room™ Podcast is sponsored by Kinder Beauty. A portion of sales of their cruelty-free beauty boxes goes directly to support the Physicians Committee. Every Kinder Beauty Box is 100% vegan and kinder for the planet, the animals, and your skin!

 

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Apr 22, 2021
How Much Water It Takes to Produce Your Food | Martin Heller, PhD
48:15

How much water does it take to produce the food that’s in your refrigerator? We’re diving into one of the most thorough studies ever conducted on your diet and water scarcity.

 

Martin Heller, PhD, reveals the foods that require the most and least amount of water as he discusses his new study with "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll on The Exam Room podcast.

 

The amount of water required can vary greatly depending on the type of food it is and where it was produced.

 

So, how much water does the food you eat take? You’re about to find out.

 

This episode is sponsored by Kinder Beauty. A portion of sales of their cruelty-free beauty boxes goes directly to support the Physicians Committee. Every Kinder Beauty Box is 100% vegan and kinder for the planet, the animals, and your skin!

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Apr 20, 2021
Raw vs. Cooked Food | Live Gut Health Q&A with Dr. Will Bulsiewicz
49:17

Is raw food or cooked food better for your gut? Gastroenterologist and gut health expert Dr. Will Bulsiewicz joins "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll on The Exam Room to review the pros and cons of each and give his opinion.

 

We open up the Doctor’s Mailbag to answer your questions during this live Q&A!

 

  • How does fasting impact gut bacteria?
  • Is wheat bad for the digestive system?
  • What is the effect of “bad carbs” and processed food on the gut?
  • How important are probiotics?
  • And many more!

 

Plus, Chuck reports on a new study examining the inflammatory effect that animal-based foods, sugar and alcohol can have on the gut. The report also reveals the foods that have the biggest anti-inflammatory response.

 

If you have a question you’d like to ask the experts on the show, tweet it to @ChuckCarrollWLC using #ExamRoomLive.

 

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Apr 15, 2021
Are You Eating Enough Fiber? How to Know | Dietitician Lee Crosby
44:34

Fewer than 1 out of 10 people are eating enough fiber! Are you one of them?

 

Dietitian Lee “Fiber Queen” Crosby joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll on The Exam Room™ podcast, to share one of the easiest ways to track your fiber intake that doesn’t even require an app! It’s called The Quick Fiber Check.

 

You’ll also learn some of the lesser known benefits of fiber including: lower rates of depression, lower risk of breast cancer, and fighting type 2 diabetes and arthritis!

 

Perhaps best of all, you will discover how fiber can actually help to stop junk food cravings and even increase your lifespan!

 

Plus, you’ll learn the foods that have the most fiber and how slight changes during processing operations can strip all of it away. So, you’ll know what to look for the next time you’re in the grocery store!

 

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Apr 13, 2021
Best Foods for Healthy Skin | Live Q&A with Dr. Jessica Krant
43:30

What are the healthiest foods for your skin? Discover the best diet with anti-aging foods that may fight wrinkles, clear acne, reduce psoriasis, eczema and more. Plus, learn the foods you may be eating right now that could be harming your skin!

 

Award-winning dermatologist Dr. Jessica Krant joins "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll on The Exam Room podcast to dish on how your diet can help you look and feel your best.

 

We open up the Doctor’s Mailbag to answer viewer questions during this live Q&A!

 

  • Is diet or genetics a bigger factor for aging?
  • What are the best anti-aging foods?
  • What foods fight eczema and psoriasis?
  • How does refined sugar compare to natural sugar for skin health?
  • Does chocolate cause acne?
  • Is dairy bad for the skin?
  • And many more!

 

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Apr 08, 2021
Gianna Simone’s Journey to Health and Hollywood
46:26

Before she was star of her own plant-based series on Amazon Prime, Gianna Simone was struggling to overcome an abusive upbringing and unhealthy relationship with food.  From growing up in foster care to battling personal demons, Gianna found that her path forward began with taking care of herself and taking a hard look at the unhealthy choices she had been making, including the food that she was eating.

 

Today, she is an inspiring actress, author and the host of “Love, Gianna” and co-author of the Plant Love e-cookbook. She joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll to share her exciting journey of going down what she calls the “rabbit hole of truth” and finding her way back to health.

 

Plus, Chuck reveals the findings of a new study showing a strong connection between processed meat and premature death. He also has details on the record number of people who went Vegan at the start of the new year for Veganuary!

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Apr 06, 2021
Best Foods for Your Heart and More | Live Q&A with Dr. Neal Barnard
44:20

What are the healthiest foods for your heart? Which ones can support your cardiovascular system and help you lose weight? Dr. Neal Barnard joins "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll to share his insight!

 

Dr. Barnard also unscrambles egg science and reveals eye-opening findings from a new study. The analysis of more than 20,000 people reaches a dramatic conclusion about the effect eggs can have on your health.

 

Plus, we open up the Doctor’s Mailbag to answer viewer questions during this live Q&A!

 

  • Do free range eggs have less cholesterol?
  • What are the best options for snacks on the go?
  • Can post-menopausal hormones prevent weight loss?
  • Is it possible to lose weight while eating processed food?
  • And many more!

 

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Apr 01, 2021
Big Beef Claims: Fact Checking with Dr. Neal Barnard and Lee Crosby, RD, LD
41:50

Fact check nutrition claims on the official beef website with Dr. Neal Barnard and dietitian Lee Crosby as they join “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll on The Exam Room™!

 

The website claims that beef is part of a heart healthy diet. What evidence is there to support the claim? What does independent research show?

 

The website also claims that beef is an essential food for babies. Do they need it to grow up big and strong or is red meat laying the foundation for heart disease later in life? Dr. Barnard and Lee have a mountain of research all leading to an undeniable conclusion.

 

Additionally, the website states that eating beef can improve cholesterol levels. How could such a claim be made when there is decades of independent research pointing in the opposite direction? The group dissects those statements to see whether they hold any merit!

 

And of course protein, protein, protein!

 

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Mar 30, 2021
New Hope for Alzheimer's Disease | Live Q&A with Drs. Dean and Ayesha Sherzai
51:55

The food you eat may reduce your chances of being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease even if it runs in your family.

 

Leading Alzheimer’s researchers Drs. Dean and Ayesha Sherzai join “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll to share the scientific evidence that shows how diet plays a large role in cognitive ability as we age. Discover the best foods you should be eating and what you should be leaving off your plate for optimal brain health. Plus, you will learn how sleep and other lifestyle changes can also reduce Alzheimer’s risk.

 

Plus, Team Sherzai, authors of The 30-Day Alzheimer’s Solution, offers new hope for fighting the disease when they answer viewer questions as Chuck opens The Doctor’s Mailbag.

 

  • What percentage of Alzheimer’s cases are due exclusively to genetics?
  • Is coconut oil good for the brain?
  • Is diet, exercise, or sleep the most important for brain health?
  • Is chocolate a good “brain food”?
  • Are you doomed if you don’t start eating a plant-based diet until 50 years old?
  • And many more!

 

If you have a question you’d like to ask the doctors on the show, tweet it to @ChuckCarrollWLC using #ExamRoomLive.

 

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Mar 25, 2021
Veganism and Social Justice | Omowale Adewale and Kimatni Rawlins
54:30

Your diet could be part of a social justice movement whether you meant for it to be or not. Every bite you take makes a profound statement.

 

On this episode of The Exam Room™ , Omowale Adewale, founder of Black VegFest, and Kimatni Rawlins, founder of Fit Fathers, join “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll to discuss food, identity, health and how it pertains to our society which are the topics of Omowale’s book, Brotha Vegan.

 

Brotha Vegan, edited by Adewale, unpacks the lived experience of Black men on veganism, fatherhood, politics, sexuality, gender, health, popular culture, spirituality, food, animal advocacy, the environment, and the many ways that veganism is lived and expressed within the Black community in the United States.

 

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Mar 23, 2021
Calorie Density and How It Can Help You Lose Weight | Dr. Neal Barnard
01:15:27

Bite into the secrets of calorie density and how unlocking them can help you lose weight!

 

Dr. Neal Barnard joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll to explain the principles of calorie density and the foods you should be eating to help get the scale moving in the right direction.

 

Plus, raise your health IQ when Chuck opens The Doctor’s Mailbag for Dr. Barnard to answer listener questions.

 

  • Does the fat in nuts clog your arteries?
  • Are canned beans healthier with or without salt because of additives?
  • Is food cooked in a microwave or air frier still healthy?
  • And many more!

 

Also, learn the 6 pillars of lifestyle medicine and how the practice differs from the doctor’s office experience you’re probably familiar with. Real life rocket scientist turned physician, Dr. Niki Davis, has the comparison.

 

If you have a question you’d like to ask the doctors on the show, tweet it to @ChuckCarrollWLC using #ExamRoomLive.

 

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Mar 18, 2021
Fat, Fruit, Sugar and Diabetes | Cyrus Khambatta PhD
59:16

It is time to rethink the effect fruit and fat have on diabetes. Cyrus Khambatta, PhD, is living with type 1 diabetes and practices what he preaches — eating a healthy diet filled with the proper carbs and an abundance of apples, oranges, bananas, mangos and other fruit all containing natural sugar!

 

He joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll to explain why his fruit-heavy way of eating won’t raise blood sugar, but the standard diet that is loaded with saturated fat can wreak havoc on insulin resistance.

 

Cyrus also discusses:

 

- White potatoes vs. sweet potatoes and blood sugar

- How much faster blood sugar rises from drinking a smoothie than eating fruit

- How to buck genetics and reduce the risk of diabetes when it runs in the family

- How eating a plant-based diet can improve insulin resistance in people who have had diabetes for many years

 

Cyrus is co-founder of Mastering Diabetes.

 

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Mar 16, 2021
5 Ways to Prevent Colon Cancer | Dr. Will Bulsiewicz
46:03

More than 140,000 people will be diagnosed with colorectal cancer this year. Learn how to dramatically reduce your chances of becoming one of them as Dr. Will Bulsiewicz joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll on The Exam Room™ Podcast.

 

The renowned gastroenterologist and best-selling author of Fiber Fueled shares five ways to prevent colon cancer. He also reveals the one thing we can all do to reduce the rate of colon cancer by up to 90%.

 

Plus, Dr. B reveals the best foods and spices for preventing cancer.

 

Chuck also opens The Doctor’s Mailbag as Dr. B discusses how the risk of cancer differs from animal and plant sources of fat.

 

If you have a question you’d like to ask the experts on the show, tweet it to @ChuckCarrollWLC using #ExamRoomLive.

 

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Mar 11, 2021
Overweight and Healthy? Examining the “Healthy at Every Size” Movement
01:06:06

Can a person be both healthy and overweight? “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll is joined by Dr. Yami Cazorla-Lancaster to discuss the Healthy At Every Size movement.

 

The concept weighs whether too much emphasis is put on a person’s weight and too little on the overall picture. As a person who lost 280 pounds, Chuck shares his opinion about that theory and how it may be perceived by those still struggling with their weight.

 

Dr. Yami also addresses the misconception that children can eat whatever they want without penalty. She explains the steep price that can be paid later in life for the high-fat and high-calorie foods eaten during our formative years. The seeds for heart disease, cancer, diabetes and other chronic illnesses are planted early in life even if they don’t blossom until adulthood.

 

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Mar 09, 2021
Best Vegan Sources of Iodine
43:42

What are the best sources of iodine in a plant-based diet? Which are the healthiest? Dr. Neal Barnard joins "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll to answer these questions and many more on The Exam Room™ podcast!

 

Dr. Barnard also reveals the amount of nutrients lost when a food is processed when Chuck opens The Doctor’s Mailbag!

 

Other questions answered:

 

  • Do you need more vitamin B12 as you grow older?
  • Should you take a vitamin D supplement?
  • Can starchy vegetables cause blockage in your arteries?
  • At least 6 more!

 

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Mar 04, 2021
Best and Worst Foods for Alzheimer’s Disease | Drs. Dean and Ayesha Sherzai
57:56

Eating fast food can be traumatic for the brain. In turn, the toxicity can increase the chance that you may develop Alzheimer’s disease.

 

On this episode of The Exam Room™, Drs. Dean and Ayesha Sherzai join “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll to explain why foods loaded with fat, sugar and salt can send brain cells into a frenzy! These are the very foods that are staples of the standard American diet!

 

You will also learn the enormous number of calories the brain burns every day and how much better it can function by eating a healthy diet that contains plenty of whole fruits, vegetables, grains, and legumes. Eating these foods every day can also dramatically reduce the odds that you will become one of the millions of Americans who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease.  

 

Plus, Team Sherzai, authors of The 30-Day Alzheimer’s Solution, reveals the brain power boosting foods you need to bring home to your kitchen!

 

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Mar 02, 2021
Best Foods to Prevent a Heart Attack
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What are the best foods to prevent a heart attack? How quickly can the heart repair itself after changing the way you eat? Find out as Dr. Columbus Batiste joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll on The Exam Room podcast!

 

Someone in America has a heart attack every 40 seconds. That means that by the time you listen to this episode 72 people across the country will have had one. Learn what you need to know to not become one of them!

 

Dr. Batiste shares his top heart healthy foods and answers listener questions when Chuck opens The Doctor’s Mailbag. Get ready to raise your health IQ and have your heart pumping stronger than ever!

 

  • How can you prevent a heart attack even when they run in your family?
  • What is the best diet for reducing the risk of heart disease?
  • How many nuts can you eat on a heart healthy diet?
  • Is boiled, steamed, or raw the healthiest way to eat greens?
  • And many more!

 

If you have a question you’d like to ask the doctors on the show, tweet it to @ChuckCarrollWLC using #ExamRoomLive.

 

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Feb 25, 2021
Overcoming Rheumatoid Arthritis with Food
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How much impact does our diet have on rheumatoid arthritis? More than you might think!

 

One morning Dr. Monica Aggarwal found herself on the floor and unable to move. Her joints had grown so inflamed and stiff that she felt nearly paralyzed. When the doctor diagnosed this young cardiologist with the debilitating form of the disease he said that she needed to get used to the idea of living in pain. Although medication would provide some improvement, this would be her fate and there was nothing she could do to change that.

 

They were wrong.

 

On this episode of The Exam Room™ podcast, “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll is joined by Dr. Aggarwal who shares her inspirational journey back to health. Her secret weapon in the fight against arthritis? Improving her diet!

 

Today she is a workout warrior and living pain free!

 

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Feb 23, 2021
The Truth About Weight Loss
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Losing weight is rarely easy! That is no secret. What isn’t being talked about is that many of the popular diet programs people are turning to for help are actually causing them to gain weight over time! Why is that?

 

The truth about weight loss is unveiled when "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll is joined by Chef AJ and Tobias Weihofen on The Exam Room™. Both are on a personal journey to improve the health of others still struggling with extra weight.

 

Chef AJ has maintained her dramatic weight loss by making changes to her diet  that have enabled her to keep it off for years! Meanwhile Tobias' eyes were opened to obesity epidemic when he came to America as an exchange student from Germany. Never had he seen so much high fat fast food and large portions! He watched first hand as his host family struggled with their weight because of their poor eating habits.

 

Both knew they had to use their experiences to help others. So, they teamed up to create The Truth About Weight Loss Summit which is bringing together 40 of the world's top researchers, doctors and dietitians to help thousands struggling with obesity.

 

This interview has science, facts, and inspiration to get you started on a healthier future!

 

Plus, Dr. Neal Barnard joins Chuck to talk about the seven questions that patients wish their doctors knew more about when it comes to how food can affect their heart.

 

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Feb 18, 2021
Best Diet for Weight Loss: Vegan or Mediterranean Diet?
53:49

Will you lose more weight on a vegan diet or the Mediterranean diet? "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll is joined by Dr. Neal Barnard to discuss the results of a study that tested the diets head-to-head to see which is best for slimming down and getting healthy!

 

The study also examines which diet reigns supreme for improving blood pressure, cholesterol and diabetes.

 

Also, find out whether the brain causes you to crave fatty foods when you’re on a low-fat diet.

 

Plus, Dr. Barnard will raise your health IQ and answer listener questions when Chuck opens The Doctor’s Mailbag.

 

  • Will you automatically gain weight once you stop eating a low-carb diet like keto?
  • How long does it take for cholesterol to improve on a plant-based diet?
  • Is it better to eat an olive rather than olive oil?
  • What is the best way to strengthen bones and joints?
  • And many more!

 

The pair also look at new evidence showing COVID-19 is causing diabetes in people who have no history of the disease.

 

If you have a question you’d like to ask the doctors on the show, send it to @ChuckCarrollWLC using #ExamRoomLive on Twitter or Instagram.

 

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Feb 11, 2021
What Fried Food REALLY Does To Your Heart
37:44

Fried food is bad for your heart. But have you ever wondered exactly how bad?

 

Find out as “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll is joined by one of the leading cardiologists in the country, Dr. Kim Williams. The pair review a new study that followed hundreds of thousands of people and what happened to them based on the amount of fried food they ate. The increase in the number of heart attacks, heart disease and heart failure cases was disturbing to say the least!

 

Also, Dr. Williams explains how so-called “healthy” oils can become even more saturated during the cooking process and pose an even greater danger to your health.

 

More importantly, he shares his favorite heart-healthy foods to keep your cardiovascular system in top shape!

 

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Feb 09, 2021
How Much Fruit Should You Eat In a Day? | Dr. Neal Barnard
36:19

How much fruit should you be eating each day? What are the healthiest fruits? Find out when Dr. Neal Barnard joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll on The Exam Room podcast!

 

Did you know that only 1 in 10 adults get enough fruits and vegetables in their diet? It’s true, according to CDC research.

 

Dr. Barnard also answers many other listener questions when Chuck opens The Doctor’s Mailbag. So, get ready to raise your health IQs during the healthiest half-hour of your day!

 

  • Are canned vegetables as healthy as fresh varieties?
  • Why do older adults have a hard time losing weight and what can be done to help?
  • Is it better to eat three big meals or 5 of 6 smaller meals throughout the day?
  • Is 20 grams of protein enough each day?
  • And many more!

 

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Feb 04, 2021
Weight Loss Success! How John Brown Lost Almost 100 Pounds
49:07

After being embarrassed by his poor health and large stature during an international trip, John Brown became motivated to make a dramatic transformation. To succeed, he turned to a plant-based diet and the results are amazing!

 

John joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll to share the highs and lows of his journey back to health. He’s now lost 90 pounds and is still going!

 

His doctors are amazed not just by his incredible weight loss, but also his plummeting cholesterol which has been cut in half. His story is so impressive that it was among the most shared on the Forks Over Knives website in 2020!

 

This is a captivating and authentic conversation about overcoming obesity from two people who have lost a combined 370 pounds!  

 

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Feb 02, 2021
How Many Calories Should You Eat In a Day? | Dr. Neal Barnard
01:02:54

Is 2,000 calories per day the magic number for the perfect diet? Dr. Neal Barnard gives his thoughts when he joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll on The Exam Room podcast!

 

It’s a question worth exploring as millions battle the bulge and try to end the frustrating yo-yo diet cycle for good! And for those who aren’t overweight, understanding calories is essential for maintaining a healthy BMI.

 

Plus, Dr. Barnard answers many other listener questions when Chuck opens The Doctor’s Mailbag. So, get ready to raise your health IQ!

 

  • How many nuts can you eat if you’re worried about eating too much fat?
  • What is the healthiest way to eat if you’re working an overnight shift?
  • What are the benefits of a predominantly raw diet?
  • And many more!

 

If you have a question you’d like to ask the doctors on the show, tweet it to @ChuckCarrollWLC using #ExamRoomLive.

 

Also, Dr. Vanita Rahman joins Chuck to talk about why efforts to stop COVID-19 should include a hard look at nutrition instead of ending with the vaccine.

 

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Jan 28, 2021
Too Much Fat, Too Little Nutrition | Dr. Andrew Freeman
39:19

It is possible to eat 4,000 or 5,000 or even 10,000 calories a day and still be malnourished!

 

While the diet of an average American is filled with fat and calories it is sadly lacking the essential vitamins and nutrients that your body needs to function healthfully. In fact, according to the World Health Organization, there are four times as many people who are obese or overweight and malnourished compared to those who are underweight and battling the same malnourishment.

 

On this episode of The Exam Room™, “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll is joined by Dr. Andrew Freeman to discuss why a large waist size is too easily mistaken for overnutrition rather than the nutrient desert it is.

 

"If left untreated, malnutrition leads to serious health conditions including diabetes, hypertension and heart disease," Dr. Freeman says.

 

Dr. Freeman’s research is then put to the test when Chuck calculates the nutrient values of his previous high fat 10,000-calorie diet. The results are shocking!

 

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Jan 26, 2021
Conquering Crippling Pain With Food: How Meg Donahue Triumphed
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Meg Donahue had been in crippling pain for years. She struggled just getting out of bed in the morning and had become dependent on ibuprofen to get through the day. Her health continued to erode as she began to develop macular degeneration as well. Then she started eating a plant-based diet and everything changed.

 

Meg joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll to relive her journey back to health. It was a journey she did not even expect to take. She originally stumbled upon the idea of eating a plant-based diet to help her mother who had become gravely ill with a heart condition. She too began eating a fiber rich diet filled with fruits, vegetables, whole grains and legumes.


Together, mother and daughter rejuvenated their health! With her new lease on life Meg embarked on a new career, founding MamaSezz which was name the best vegan meal delivery service by Forbes Magazine!

 

Chuck then shifts from inspiration to science as he revisits a conversation with Dr. Hana Kahleova who details her promising research on the effect that a plant-based diet can have on rheumatoid arthritis. It is research that offers hope to the tens of millions of people worldwide living with the painful autoimmune disease.

 

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Jan 21, 2021
Gas and Plant-Based Diets: Fixing a Stinky Situation | The Doctor’s Mailbag with The Gut Health MD
43:47

It’s one of the less pleasant side effects of eating a plant-based diet. Gas! Thanks to your healthy diet you may be able to clear a room in one “foul” swoop.

 

The Gut Health MD, Dr. Will Bulsiewicz, joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll to share tips for reducing gas and bloating while transitioning to a plant-based diet. In fact, the same advice can help those of us who have been fiber fueled and without meat or dairy for some time.

 

Chuck also reaches in to the Doctor’s Mailbag to ask Dr. B questions from Exam Room listeners looking for advice to improve their gut health.

 

- Does lemon water help digestion?

 

- Do men have more gas than women?

 

- How can you increase good gut bacteria?

 

- How can you reduce bloating from cruciferous veggies?

 

- What foods are best for chronic constipation?

 

- Many more!

 

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Jan 19, 2021
The Health Benefits of Avocados | Dr. Hana Kahleova
51:41

Can an avocado a day keep the doctor away? Dr. Hana Kahleova joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll on The Exam Room™ with the answer!

 

Dr. Kahleova examines a new study on the health benefits of avocados. Specifically, the research keys in on how they improve overall gut health and increase microbiome diversity, both of which can help keep you out of the doctor’s office and fit as a fiddle.

 

Plus, Chuck dips into The Exam Room™ archives to play “good fat, bad fat” with Dr. Kahleova. How much of a difference is there between the fat found in avocados and the fat found in a Big Mac? Find out as they discuss fat quality vs. fat quantity.

 

If you live for avocado toast and guacamole this is the episode for you!

 

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Jan 14, 2021
Can Plant-Based Diets Help Arthritis? | Doctor’s Mailbag with Dr. Neal Barnard
37:04

Can a plant-based diet help with arthritis? Dr. Neal Barnard gives his thoughts when he joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll on The Exam Room podcast!

 

There are an estimated 54.2 million adults in the U.S. living with the painful effects of arthritis. Dr. Barnard details how food can help to alleviate that pain and bring relief!

 

Plus, Dr. Barnard offers advice to a listener who wants to talk to their family about cancer and processed meat.

 

Many other questions are answered when Chuck opens The Doctor’s Mailbag. So, get ready to raise your health IQ!

 

  • What is the difference between whole fruits and vegetables and those blended in smoothies?
  • Is any form of oil healthy or are they all dangerous health traps?
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  • How bad is it to eat before bed even if it’s a healthy food?
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Jan 12, 2021
Happier and Healthier Gut in 4 Weeks! | Dr. Alan Desmond
45:56

How much can your health improve in just four weeks? A ton!

 

Dr. Alan Desmond joins "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll to discuss how eating a plant-based diet for just 28 days can lead to a happier gut and a healthier you!

 

Dr. Desmond shares six studies showing the positive effects that occur from eliminating meat and dairy and introducing more beans, greens, grains, fruits and vegetables.

 

Plus, he and Chuck talk about his new book "The Plant-Based Diet Revolution" and answer your questions about gut health!

 

- Do your taste buds change when your microbiome does?

 

- Do nuts create healthy microbiome?

 

- What causes leaky gut and how can you avoid it?

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Jan 07, 2021
Major Problems With the New Dietary Guidelines
53:44

There are major problems with the new Dietary Guidelines! The issues are so immense that many doctors and dietitians are calling for them to be redrafted completely! Why? Because they continue to push dairy and meat despite their known links to health problems!

 

Dietitian Susan Levin and "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll explore how the very guidelines that should improve your health instead may put you at risk for heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and chronic illnesses. Susan also reveals the healthier guidelines developed by the Physicians Committee.

 

Also discussed:

 

- The racial bias of the Dietary Guidelines that puts the Black community at risk.

 

- The USDA's decision to ignore scientific recommendations for reducing alcohol and sugar consumption.

 

- First-time recommendations for children under 2 years old.

 

- How plant-based diets factor into the new guidelines.

 

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Jan 05, 2021
First 21 Days of Going Vegan with Dr. Neal Barnard
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21 days can change your life. This is your roadmap for going vegan.

 

Whether you are hoping to lose weight, improve diabetes or heart health, or address another problem, you will be surprised to learn how much you can improve in just a short time.

 

On this episode of The Exam Room™ podcast, Dr. Neal Barnard joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll to lay out a three-week plan for starting a plant-based diet! This is everything you need to know about ditching meat and dairy and how to make the transition as easy as possible.

 

Get ready, because you are about to do the very things you had thought were impossible, including losing weight and keeping it off for good!

 

Chuck is also joined by Plantiful Kiki who shares her incredible 70-pound weight loss success story. Her weight, blood pressure, and cholesterol were all out of control as she teetered on the brink of a battle with diabetes. But this mother of two was able to turn her health around by adopting a plant-based diet. Unbeknownst to her, by chronicling her journey she would become an accidental social media star and is now inspiring tens of thousands of others to boost their health as well!

 

Plus, Chuck shares his secret to keeping off the 280 pounds that he lost. It is one of the most important pieces of advice anyone tired of yo-yo dieting needs to know!

 

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Jan 01, 2021
Fermented Foods and Probiotics | Doctor’s Mailbag with Dr. Neal Barnard
41:29

Dr. Neal Barnard gives his thoughts on probiotics and fermented foods when he joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll on The Exam Room podcast!

 

He doesn’t stop there either. Dr. Barnard also gives advice to someone who was vegan for 25 years, but began eating meat again. What is the best way for them to get back on track? Find out and raise your nutrition IQ when Chuck opens The Doctor’s Mailbag. Dr. Barnard spends more than 30 minutes answering diet and health questions sent in by listeners!

 

Other questions answered:

 

  • Can a plant-based diet help with hair loss?
  • Can a plant-based diet help with menopause?
  • How can blood sugar improve without weight loss?
  • What is the best way to reduce the sodium in olives?
  • Advice for someone whose doctor said to eat a meat-heavy keto diet?
  • What are the best foods to reverse diabetic neuropathy?
  • And many more!

 

If you have a question you’d like to ask the doctors on the show, tweet it to @ChuckCarrollWLC using #ExamRoomLive.

 

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Dec 22, 2020
Body on Fire: Preventing Inflammation and Illness
52:11

Discover what it means to have inflammation in your body and unlock the secrets of a diet that can help to extinguish the unhealthy fire that is burning inside of you!

 

On this episode of The Exam Room™ podcast, Dr. Monica Aggarwal and Dr. Jyothi Rao join “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll to discuss inflammation and how it can trigger chronic diseases that take years off of your life.

 

The authors of “Body On Fire” will make you rethink what it means to have a Big Mac attack. It’s not just a craving for two artery-clogging all-beef patties, not so special sauce, lettuce, high-fat cheese, pickles, and onions on a sesame seed bun. A Big Mac attack is actually a highly inflammatory all-out assault on your health that fans the flames of disease.

 

The standard American diet is filled with foods just like the Big Mac that serve as the gasoline being poured on an unhealthy fire!

 

So what can you do to bring the blaze under control? Doctors Aggarwal and Rao share the anti-inflammatory foods that can help get you back on track, including specific spices! You will also learn how quality sleep and exercise can help to control inflammation and improve your health!

 

Plus, Dr. Neal Barnard talks with Chuck about the link between COVID-19 and inflammation. Can a person reduce their risk for COVID by shifting toward a more anti-inflammatory diet and lifestyle?

 

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Dec 17, 2020
Leafy Greens and Calcium Absorption | Doctor’s Mailbag with Dr. Neal Barnard and Lee Crosby, RD, LD
38:44

Can you absorb calcium from all leafy greens or are there some that it isn’t possible? Dr. Neal Barnard and dietitian Lee Crosby have the answers!

 

They join “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll on this episode of The Exam Room™ podcast as he opens the Doctor’s Mailbag to answer questions about calcium and much more!

 

Other questions answered:

 

  • How much calcium do you actually need?
  • Is erythritol a good sugar substitute?
  • What is the maximum amount of sugar you should eat each day?
  • When is it safe to stop cholesterol medication after going vegan?
  • How can you get complete protein on a plant-based diet?
  • And many more!

 

If you have a question you’d like to ask the doctors on the show, tweet it to @ChuckCarrollWLC using #ExamRoomLive.

 

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Dec 15, 2020
New Proof Plant-Based Diets Help Weight Loss and Boost Metabolism
50:14

It has been known for decades that a plant-based diet can help you lose weight. But new research is finally showing how much of a boost it gives!

 

Dr. Hana Kahleovas joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll to discuss her new study that reveals the secrets that everyone struggling with their weight should know. It turns out just by eating a plant-based diet you burn more calories and ramp up your metabolism!

 

Dr. Kahleova takes a deep look at the thermic effect of food and post-meal calorie burn that can transform your health after taking meat and dairy off the menu.

 

The best part of the study? The people who lost weight actually ate the most carbs!

 

This is an extraordinary 40 minutes filled with new science about plant-based diets and your health!

 

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Dec 10, 2020
Best Foods for Calcium | Doctor’s Mailbag with Dr. Jim Loomis
44:26

What are the best plant-based foods for calcium? Dr. Jim Loomis reveals the top sources on this episode of The Exam Room™ podcast.

 

Dr. Loomis joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll as he opens the Doctor’s Mailbag to answer that question and many more!

 

Among the other questions answered:

 

  • Can you get enough vitamin D and B12 from fortified plant-milk?
  • How does a plant-based diet help alleviate arthritis pain?
  • Do nightshades make arthritis worse?
  • What foods help with eczema?
  • And many more!

 

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Dec 08, 2020
Vegan Holiday Cookies and Treats!
51:35

If you’re looking for how to bake delicious vegan Christmas cookies, look no further!

 

Audrey Dunham joins Chuck Carroll to dish on making traditional holiday treats without eggs and dairy. The truth is even the non-vegan loves of your life will still love them!

 

Audrey, who is a former fitness competitor, also discusses balancing the occasional indulgence during the holidays while still eating a healthy diet. Plus, the Peanut’s Bake Shop founder has shipping tips to keep your cookies fresh if you send them to friends and family.

 

You’ll also learn what recipe in Audrey’s new cookie cookbook is a hit with her famous husband, Jeff Dunham!

 

On the nutrition front, Chuck revisits a study on the brain-boosting abilities of mushrooms with dietitian Maggie Neola. Science shows they can help keep your mind sharp as you grow older!

 

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Dec 03, 2020
Doctor’s Mailbag: Intermittent Fasting, Coconut Oil, and Cholesterol
34:39

Is intermittent fasting best for optimal health and how could someone eating a plant-based diet still struggle with high cholesterol?

 

Those are two of the questions answered by Dr. Vanita Rahman and lifestyle medicine expert Dr. Jasmol Sardana on this episode of The Exam Room™ Podcast. They join “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll as he opens The Doctors Mailbag to get answers to listener questions!

 

Among the other questions answered:

 

- Which is worse: coconut oil or palm oil?

- Should you eat more protein on days you work out?

- What is the doctor’s opinion on the egg substitute Just Egg?

- Are chia seeds or flax seeds best for omega-3s?

- How can a plant-based diet help with asthma symptoms?

- How does a vegan diet impact gut bacteria?

- And many more!

 

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Dec 01, 2020
Top Turkey Alternatives For Vegan Thanksgiving
57:20

These are some of the best options for replacing turkey at Thanksgiving!

 

Dietitians Lee Crosby and Maggie Neola join “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll with 10 tasty ideas that will please both longtime vegans and lifelong turkey lovers! What makes this year’s menu truly extraordinary is Lee’s plant-based Turducken recipe — Vegducken!

 

The mouthwatering menu will get you ready to celebrate the healthiest Thanksgiving ever.

 

Plus, Maggie has tips for scaling back Thanksgiving recipes as many of us will be celebrating at home this year due to the pandemic.

 

Also, Dr. Neal Barnard takes a close look at a study that finds vegans and vegetarians are at a higher risk for bone fractures than people who eat meat. He explores why the research showed what it did and what is being overlooked. Dr. Barnard’s conclusions might surprise you!

 

This episode of The Exam Room™ Podcast is sponsored by The Gregory J. Reiter Memorial Fund, which supports organizations like the Physicians Committee that carry on Greg’s passion and love for animals through rescue efforts, veganism, and wildlife conservation.

 

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Nov 24, 2020
Blind Guy, His Wife, Their Vegan Life
01:08:59

Corey and LaQuita Staten have been inseparable since childhood. She stood by his side when he lost his vision years ago and remains right there with him today as he works to improve his health by transitioning to a plant-based diet!

 

The hosts of “Blind Guy, His Wife, Their Life” join "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll on The Exam Room™ podcast to share their healthy love story. In just a short time Corey has been able to lower his blood pressure to the point that he no longer needs medication and his diabetes is also improving! It helps that LaQuita has been a nurse for 25 years. Now these musicians are champions of change and inspiring others to bang the drum for better nutrition.

 

Plus, Chuck dips into The Exam Room archives to revisit a conversation with Dr. Ted Barnett, better known as Dr. Veggie! The pair talk about the exciting improvements Dr. Barnett has seen in patients like Corey that can happen in just 15 days! He says his patients are averaging a 50-point drop in cholesterol while the weight begins to come off! And that’s just the start!

 

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Nov 19, 2020
Doctor’s Mailbag: Dr. Barnard's Favorite Veggie Burger, Kimchi, and McDonald's Plant-Based Burger
35:47

Dr. Neal Barnard reveals his favorite veggie burger recipe, Dr. Jim Loomis examines an interesting study on the sodium found in kimchi, and many other vegan diet questions are answered!

 

Plus, Dr. Barnard weighs in on the McPlant veggie burger from McDonald’s when “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll opens up The Doctors Mailbag!

 

Among the other questions answered:

 

  • How much do macronutrients matter for weight loss?
  • How can you improve low iron levels on a plant-based diet?
  • Can just a little junk food cause high blood pressure?
  • Can other foods replace leafy greens in a picky child’s diet?
  • What are the best foods for post-menopausal women?
  • How can you break an addiction to cheese?
  • And many more!

 

This episode of The Exam Room™ Podcast is sponsored by vegan author and plant-powered realtor Ellen Jaffe Jones who is helping Floridians navigate through the state’s unique and animal-friendly challenges in real estate.

 

Dr. Barnard’s Favorite Veggie Burger Recipe

  • 3 c water
  • 1 c lentil
  • ½ c brown rice

Simmer for 40 min, then add:

  • ½ onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 T soy sauce

 

If you have a question you’d like to ask the doctors, tweet it to @ChuckCarrollWLC using #ExamRoomLive.

 

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Nov 17, 2020
How Spinach Keeps Your Teeth Healthy
39:27

Could the key to healthy teeth and gums be the spinach in your refrigerator? Dental health and produce aren’t usually mentioned in the same breath, but a recent study shows perhaps they should.

 

Dr. Hana Kahleova joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll to discuss the research showing how vegetables can help keep harmful bacteria from damaging your smile. Indeed, leafy greens may be the new Listerine.

 

Plus, Dr. Jasmol Sardana brings her mental floss on a special edition of The Doctor’s Mailbag where she answers your health and nutrition questions!

 

  • Can a vegan diet help improve acne?
  • Is avocado or plant-based butter the healthier option on toast?
  • How can you speed up weight loss on a plant-based diet?
  • How healthy are kombucha and fermented foods?
  • And many more!

 

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Nov 12, 2020
Dr. Barnard Q&A: How Much Fat Is Too Much Fat, Smoothies and Blood Sugar, and When Eating Organic Matters
48:07

Get a master’s in health from a master of health as Dr. Neal Barnard answers your diet and nutrition questions!

 

“The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll opens up The Doctors Mailbag for Dr. Barnard to feed your appetite for nutrition knowledge.

 

Among the questions answered:

 

  • How much fat is too much fat on a whole food plant-based diet?
  • When is it worth paying extra to eat organic?
  • Do smoothies raise blood sugar more than whole fruits?
  • How can you avoid eating oil at restaurants?
  • Do plant fats react differently than animal fats for people with diabetes?
  • And many more!

 

Plus, former college football star Marc Ramirez joins the show to share the amazing true story of how he was able to lose weight and reverse a diabetes diagnosis even though the disease had ravaged his family. For years he believed that diabetes was his genetic destiny. Not only had his mother died from it, but several of his siblings experienced devastating complications. In 2011, Marc adopted a plant-based diet and transformed his life! He reversed type 2 diabetes, and lowered both high cholesterol and high blood pressure. He also lost more than 50 pounds! Today, he’s teaching others about the potential life-saving benefits of a plant-based diet so they too can reclaim their health!

 

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Nov 10, 2020
The Food-Addicted Mind With Dotsie Bausch and Alexandra Paul
01:08:48

From near tragedy to resounding triumph. Go inside the mind of three food addicts with very different stories, but whose life-and-death battles were also very much similar in many ways.

 

On this episode of The Exam Room™ podcast, Olympic cyclist Dotsie Bausch will recall her experience with anorexia, Baywatch star Alexandra Paul details her battle with bulimia, and “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll describes the compulsion that drove him to eat 10,000 calories per day. The differences between the eating disorders seem as great as the weight that separated them. However, as the trio open up about their struggles it becomes clear that while their food addictions manifested in polarizing ways the mental battle is very much a shared struggle.

 

Plus, you will become inspired by their stories of recovery as Dotsie and Alexandra, who host the Switch4Good podcast, and Chuck share their paths to overcoming their disorders and the role that a plant-based diet plays in sustaining their healthy mindset. This uplifting conversation continues a discussion that originally began when Chuck was interviewed by them on their show.

 

Also on this episode, Dr. Neal Barnard delves into the science of food and mental health. You will learn why we are drawn to “comfort food” and the genetic predisposition that causes some people to become addicted to it.

 

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Nov 05, 2020
Diet Myths 5: Sugar Addiction and Dehydrated Foods Losing Nutrients
37:25

Dr. Neal Barnard and Dr. Jim Loomis return for the fifth episode of our diet myth series! This time they’re tackling everything from sugar addiction to the nutritional value of dehydrated food!

 

Dr. Barnard and Dr. Loomis join “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll as he opens up The Doctors Mailbag to answer diet and nutrition questions from viewers. What is true and what is food fiction? Find out and raise your health IQ!

 

Among the questions answered:

 

  • Are sugar addictions real and how can you beat them?
  • Do dehydrated foods have less nutrients?
  • Does the body create its own “bad cholesterol?”
  • What type of vitamin B12 does Dr. Barnard recommend?
  • Is it true that butter is unhealthier than milk?
  • Plus, many more!

 

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Nov 03, 2020
3 Sneaky Risk Factors for Breast Cancer - Let's Beat Breast Cancer Part 4
01:13:54

There are many things that you can do to lower your risk of breast cancer, but some of them you may not have even thought about!

 

Dr. Kristi Funk joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll to talk about the ordinary things that we encounter hundreds of times every day that impact the risk of cancer. More often than not we don’t even think about them because they are so common, but the danger is still there nonetheless! Dr. Funk also gives tips on how to put the power of your health back in hour hand and mitigate as many of the sneaky risk factors as possible.

 

Plus, she and Chuck examine breast cancer in the COVID-19 era and the impact that the coronavirus is having on women’s health.

 

Also, five-time Olympian Kikkan Randall joins the show to inspire us! Just months after fulfilling a lifelong dream by capturing gold she was diagnosed with breast cancer. With a hard look at her diet and an unwavering will to live, Kikkan entered the fight of her life by attacking the disease with all of the strength and ferocity that made her an Olympic champion. Today, she’s sharing her story of beating breast cancer to inspire others!

 

This is the fourth and final episode of the Let’s Beat Breast Cancer series.

 

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IG: @drkristifunk

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Oct 29, 2020
Diet Myths 4: Best Foods for Sinuses, Raw Food and Inflammation, Soaking Nuts
51:28

Dr. Neal Barnard is back to explore even more widely believed myths about diets and nutrition! What is true and what is food fiction?

 

Find out as he joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll to shine light on these popular nutritional claims. Plus, Dr. Vanita Rahman and dietitian Lee Crosby, also known as The Fiber Queen, join the show for a bonus question and answer session to raise your health IQ!

 

Among the questions answered:

 

  • Is a primarily raw vegan diet better for inflammation than a vegan diet that includes cooked food?
  • Is it true that nuts are healthier when soaked overnight?
  • Do cruciferous vegetables need to be cooked or are they safe to eat raw?
  • Does Dr. Barnard recommend any supplements other than vitamin B12?
  • Is it true that certain foods will increase the amount of mucus produced in sinuses?
  • Is there such a thing as a healthy pumpkin pie?
  • And many more!

 

If you have a question you’d like the doctors to answer, tweet it to @ChuckCarrollWLC using #ExamRoomLive.

 

Dr. Neal Barnard’s Tackling Diabetes Series

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Oct 27, 2020
What Will Your Legacy Be?
55:30

How would you like to be remembered years from now? Your legacy can be to leave a massive impact on the world and make it a healthier place for all of its inhabitants.

 

On this episode of The Exam Room™ podcast, “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll is joined by Alysoun Mahoney who honored her late husband by carrying on the work they began together as advocates for a plant-based lifestyle and animal welfare. Following his sudden passing, Alysoun established the Gregory J. Reiter Memorial Fund.

 

It is thanks in no small part to the fund that countless animals are being saved, major shifts have been made on the federal level toward healthier practices, and tens of thousands of people have learned the benefits of adopting a vegan diet.

 

So what would you like your legacy to be? What work would you like to continue for years to come? You will learn how you can make a huge difference without millions of dollars. Your legacy — a healthy legacy — can be solidified with far less and do far more good than you can possibly imagine.

 

Chuck is also joined by Kim Intino, Director of Legacy Giving for the Physicians Committee, who walks us through how to simplify the process of cementing your legacy so that you can support the tireless efforts of the Physicians Committee well into the future.

 

Get ready to change the world.

 

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Gregory J. Reiter Memorial Fund

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Oct 22, 2020
Diet Myths 3: Frozen Fruit, Coconut Oil, Tea and Coffee, Raw All-Fruit Diet
45:14

Popular diet myths are explored as Dr. Neal Barnard and Dr. Jim Loomis return to separate fact from fiction to take your health to the next level!

 

They join “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll to tackle the nutrition myths submitted by Exam Room listeners!

 

Among the questions answered:

 

  • Is it true that freezing fruit lowers its nutritional value?
  • Are “testosterone foods” real and can you build muscle without them?
  • Can a fruit-based raw vegan diet be healthy?
  • Is it true that people with diabetes shouldn’t drink tea or coffee?
  • People say coconut oil is good for you, but it’s loaded with fat! So, is it or isn’t it healthy?
  • And many more!

 

If you have a question you’d like the doctors to answer, tweet it to @ChuckCarrollWLC using #ExamRoomLive.

 

Dr. Neal Barnard’s Tackling Diabetes Series

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Chuck Carroll

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IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC

Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook

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Dr. Neal Barnard

Twitter: @drnealbarnard

IG: @drnealbarnard

Facebook: http://bit.ly/DrBarnardFB

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Dr. Jim Loomis

IG: @jfloomismd

Game Changers: https://gamechangersmovie.com

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Physicians Committee

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Oct 20, 2020
Best Fruits and Vegetables To Fight Breast Cancer - Let's Beat Breast Cancer Part 3
01:41:34

Drum roll please! We are handing out awards to the best breast cancer fighting foods with Dr. Kristi Funk! Will there be any surprises?

 

Find out when Dr. Kristi Funk joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll to announce the winners!

 

The categories:

 

  • Best Breast Cancer Fighting Fruit
  • Best Breast Cancer Fighting Vegetable
  • Best Breast Cancer Fighting Seed
  • Best Breast Cancer Fighting Nut
  • Best Breast Cancer Fighting Legume
  • Best Breast Cancer Fighting Spice

 

Plus, we will be handing out a special lifetime achievement award to the most underappreciated carbohydrate, fiber!

 

Also, on this special double episode, dietitian Lee Crosby, also known as the Fiber Queen, will be answering your questions about nutrition and breast cancer when Chuck opens the Dietitian’s Mailbag!

 

Among the questions answered:

 

  • Can sugar and white flower cause breast cancer?
  • Is there a connection between gluten and breast cancer?
  • Does green tea fight breast cancer?
  • Should soy be avoided if a person has estrogen-related breast cancer?
  • And many more!

 

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https://pinklotus.com

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Oct 15, 2020
Diet Myths 2: Mock Meats, Organic vs. Conventional, Juice Fasts, Best B12
35:46

Popular vegan diet myths are explored as Dr. Neal Barnard and Dr. Jim Loomis, two leading experts on plant-based nutrition, team up to tackle them head on!

 

They join “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll to answer everything about nutrition from A-Z, including apples, nutrient deficiencies, mock meats, and new research on optimizing your health.

 

Among the questions answered:

 

  • Which plant-based “mock meats” are healthy and which aren’t?
  • Does fruit put your health at risk if it’s not organic?
  • What is the best form of vitamin B12?
  • Do vegan athletes recover faster than omnivores?
  • Are three day juice fasts healthy?
  • And many more!

 

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Chuck Carroll

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IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC

Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook

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Dr. Neal Barnard

Twitter: @drnealbarnard

IG: @drnealbarnard

Facebook: http://bit.ly/DrBarnardFB

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Dr. Jim Loomis

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Game Changers: https://gamechangersmovie.com

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Physicians Committee

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Oct 13, 2020
Can Keto and Paleo Diets Cause Breast Cancer? - Let's Beat Breast Cancer Part 2
01:04:39

The keto and paleo diets are wildly popular, but can they increase a woman’s chances of getting breast cancer? Dr. Kristi Funk returns to The Exam Room™ podcast to explore what research shows on low-carb high-fat diets and cancer risk.

 

She also compares the overall rate of cancer among meat eaters and vegans and vegetarians when she joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll.

 

Plus, Donna Green-Goodman is more than a breast cancer survivor. She is a thriver! Now nearly 25 years cancer-free, Donna shares here inspiring journey and how a plant-based diet is helping to keep her cancer in remission. She’s also teaching others about what she’s learned along the way!

 

This is part 2 of 4 of the Let’s Beat Breast Cancer series on The Exam Room™ podcast. New episodes will be released each week during the month of October.

 

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IG: @drkristifunk

https://pinklotus.com

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Donna Green-Goodman

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IG: @stillshoutin

https://www.lifestyletherapeutix.com

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Oct 08, 2020
Coronavirus Update with Dr. Neal Barnard: Diets To Projections
43:00

Dr. Neal Barnard reexamines COVID-19 after the virus was thrust back into the spotlight once news broke that the president had tested positive. He explores why people with obesity are far more likely to become severely ill if infected.

 

Dr. Barnard also shares how fat cells essentially roll out the welcome mat for the virus to rapidly multiply inside the body when he joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll on The Exam Room™. More importantly, they present ways you can begin to lose weight and improve your health at this critical time and into the future.

 

Dr. Barnard also explores other aspects of the virus, including the latest research on how it is spread, the efficiency of masks, and forecasts for whether or not scientists are expecting a surge of new infections during the fall and winter months.

 

Plus, Dr. Barnard answers your questions as Chuck opens the Doctor’s Mailbag!

 

  • How can alcohol impact the risk of COVID-19?
  • How long can coronavirus particles remain in the air?
  • Why is someone with diabetes at such a higher risk for COVID-19?
  • Can a person become reinfected?
  • How will shutting down live animal markets prevent another pandemic?
  • Plus, many more!

 

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Oct 06, 2020
Foods That Cause and Fight Breast Cancer - Let's Beat Breast Cancer Part 1
01:02:48

Only 5 to 10 percent of breast cancer cases can be attributed to genetics. The vast majority of the rest can be caused by factors that are under our control, including the food we eat. Renowned breast cancer surgeon Dr. Kristi Funk explores research showing the immense role that diet plays in the chances of developing breast cancer.

 

Dr. Funk, who wrote “Breasts: The Owner’s Manual” joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll to reveal the foods that can cause breast cancer and those that fight it.

 

This is part 1 of 4 of the Let’s Beat Breast Cancer series on The Exam Room™ podcast. New episodes will be released each week during the month of October.

 

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Oct 01, 2020
5 Facts About Fiber You Need To Know
47:39

Fiber is one of the most important nutrients in your diet. In fact, it may even help save your life.

 

“The Gut Health MD,” Dr. Will Bulsiewicz, shares five facts about fiber that everyone should know when he joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll on The Exam Room™. He details how fiber can help you live longer and help improve gut health. Additionally, the “Fiber Fueled” author explains the different forms of the important nutrient found in plants and compares soluble and insoluble fiber head-to-head to show how each can impact your health.

 

Plus, Dr. Neal Barnard and Dr. Jim Loomis return to answer your questions as Chuck opens The Doctor’s Mailbag!

 

  • Should vegans take just a B12 supplement or should it be a B complex vitamin?
  • Should you be concerned about arsenic in rice?
  • What can women do to have good bone health as they get older?
  • What types of foods cause fatty liver disease and can a plant-based diet reverse it?
  • Are people who are only 10-15 pounds overweight still at higher risk for COVID-19?
  • How important are the fats and nutrients found in raw nuts and seeds?
  • And many more!

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Website: https://theplantfedgut.com/

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Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook

— — —

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Facebook: http://bit.ly/DrBarnardFB

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Physicians Committee

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Sep 29, 2020
Healthy at Last: The Eric Adams Story
01:00:32

Eric Adams woke up one morning and could not see. Fearful that he was going blind, he rushed to his doctor’s office where he was diagnosed with diabetes. He was told to accept that he would suffer from poor vision for the rest of his life. But Eric, a former New York City police officer, decided to open an investigation into his health to find a better way. He searched for evidence, combed through clues, and finally cracked the case. It was food that put him in this position and it was food that would get him out of it.

 

On this episode of The Exam Room, Eric Adams joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll to share how he became healthy at last.

 

After recovering his own health, he began helping others, including his mother who was in her 80’s when she began eating a plant-based diet. Like her son, the change made a dramatic improvement to her health as well! Eric is also the president of the borough of Brooklyn in New York and was instrumental in bringing plant-based meals to children by creating the Meatless Mondays program in the public school system.

 

He is now sharing his story nationwide with the release of his book Healthy at Last: A Plant-Based Approach to Preventing and Reversing Diabetes and Other Chronic Illnesses.

 

Also on the show, Dr. Neal Barnard discusses the top 5 co-morbidities associated with COVID-19 and how changes in diet and lifestyle can help improve and even reverse them!

 

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Eric Adams

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Previous Interview: https://apple.co/33hGhSt

Twitter: @healthyatlastbk

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Chuck Carroll

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Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook

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Sep 24, 2020
Diet Myths: Raw Vegan Diet, Seaweed, Long-Term Fasting
48:40

Dr. Neal Barnard and Dr. Jim Loomis, two leading voices in plant-based nutrition, answer popular questions about vegan diets!

 

They join “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll to address nutrition myths and new studies about eliminating meat and dairy from the diet.

 

Among the questions answered:

 

  • How healthy is an all-raw vegan diet?
  • Is seaweed a healthy source of iodine or is there concern about heavy metal contamination?
  • Do coffee and tea block iron absorption?
  • Is long-term fasting safe for someone with type 2 diabetes?
  • What blood tests should vegans get?
  • And many more!

 

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Best Cities for Vegans

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 — — —

Chuck Carroll

Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC

IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC

Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook

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Dr. Neal Barnard

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Sep 22, 2020
Weight Loss Science and Success: Richard Lost 150 Pounds!
01:21:53

Richard Hubbard once weighed 350 pounds and was gaining weight at an alarming rate. He would often order three Big Macs at a time to satisfy an insatiable appetite for fast food.

 

Worried that his health would soon fail, Richard’s doctor prescribed medication for high blood pressure. Not wanting to trade pills for another trip through the drive-thru, he challenged his doctor to allow him to hold off on taking the prescription. His doctor never thought he would succeed, but today Richard is more than 150 pounds lighter and healthier than ever!

 

Richard joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll on The Exam Room™ to share his remarkable journey. The pair also compare their experiences of what it was like to be morbidly obese. From the off-handed remarks from others that resulted in low self-esteem to their “last supper” with massive quantities of fast food, they share what it is truly like for those struggling to get their weight and health under control. More importantly, Richard also shares what it takes to finally make a health breakthrough and keep the weight off for good!

 

Plus, Dr. Vanita Rahman discusses the science of weight loss, including the way the food found on restaurant menus is engineered to contain the perfect balance of salt, sugar, and fat to get people hooked. She also covers how vegans who don’t shy away from carbs tend to weigh less than those eating a low-carb diet that promises to slim you down!

 

Chuck also talks about the Dairy Does A Body Bad report from Switch4Good.

 

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Sep 17, 2020
Food and Colon Cancer: Gut Bacteria to Genetics
48:03

We know that foods such as hot dogs, sausage and bacon can cause colon cancer. The science is irrefutable. But what about gut bacteria?

 

Dr. Alan Desmond returns to The Exam Room™ podcast to explore the connection between gut health and the risk of colorectal cancer. The UK-based gastroenterologist also talks with “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll about a study where Americans and residents of rural parts of Africa swapped diets for two weeks and the immense change that occurred with their cancer profiles.

 

Plus, Dr. Neal Barnard discusses the way in which scientific advances are enabling doctors to more accurately calculate a person’s risk of cancer based on their diet.

 

The doctors also answer viewer questions as Chuck opens The Doctor’s Mailbag.

 

  • Do vegans and vegetarians need to be screened for colon cancer?
  • Are processed plant foods as unhealthy as processed meat?
  • Why does having Crohn's disease and IBS raise the risk of colon cancer?
  • And many more!

 

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Sep 15, 2020
Heart Health: Exercise vs. Nutrition
01:16:24

What is the perfect formula for heart health? Is exercise more important or is nutrition king of the cardiovascular kingdom?

 

On this episode of The Exam Room™ podcast, Dr. Kim Williams joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll to share his thoughts on achieving optimal heart health, including the balance between a healthy diet and commitment to exercise. Plus, he shares the foods you should be eating to keep your heart beating healthfully.

 

The renowned cardiologist also gives his thoughts on how a healthy diet may be helping extend the careers of tennis legends Serena Williams and devoted vegan Novak Djokovic. And he discusses the medical challenges that are facing Black women regardless of wealth or celebrity status.

 

Chuck also revisits an eye-opening conversation about cholesterol with Dr. Steve Neabore. They tackle how the body produces its own cholesterol and dive into the science behind clogged arteries caused by a high-fat, high-cholesterol diet.

 

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Sep 10, 2020
Omega-3: Vegan Sources and What You Need To Know
41:20

You can get all of the Omega-3s you need while eating a vegan diet. This is how.

 

Dr. Jim Loomis reveals the best plant-based sources of the fatty acids when he joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll on this episode of The Exam Room™ podcast. He also discusses the role Omega-3s play for your health and why it isn’t necessary to take fish oil supplements. 

 

Dr. Loomis also teaches the optimal ratio of Omega-3 to Omega-6 fatty acids in your diet.

 

Plus, he answers other plant-based diet and nutrition questions!

 

- How much B12 do you need? Is too much of it harmful?

- What does and does not count as a whole food?

- What are the best ways to find healthy plant-based meals when traveling internationally?

- And many more!

 

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Sep 08, 2020
She Lost 60 Pounds and Kept It Off For 37 Years!
56:27

Many people think that losing weight is easy, but keeping it off is the hard part.

 

Nearly 40 years ago Victoria Moran lost 60 pounds and has kept it all off! On this episode of The Exam Room™ podcast, “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll is joined by Victoria who shares her secrets to winning the battle of the bulge once and for all. A huge part of her success is eating a vegan diet.

 

She and Chuck compare the tricks and tips they’ve learned over time to stay healthy and prevent the pounds from piling back on. Victoria also talks about ways to manage food cravings and addictions.

 

Plus, Dr. Neal Barnard and Dr. Jim Loomis help raise your nutrition IQ by opening The Doctor’s Mailbag and answering your questions!

 

  • How can a heart attack survivor who went vegan convince their doctor that it is a healthy diet?
  • Should you eat only raw vegetables every day or should you eat cooked ones as well?
  • How can you control sugar cravings?
  • What are the health advantages of including soy in your diet?
  • And many more!

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Sep 03, 2020
Overcoming Addiction Using Nutrition
01:04:21

Adam Sud found the will to live by overcoming a drug addiction and surviving an attempted suicide. He credits much of his strength to three things: confronting his demons, reflecting inward, and changing the way he was eating.

 

On this episode of The Exam Room™ podcast, Adam joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll to share his remarkable journey back from the breaking point and the way in which nutrition played a key role in his recovery.

 

He is now leading the INFINITE Study which examines the effects of a low-fat, whole-food, plant-based diet on physical and mental health as well as resilience in addiction recovery. In essence, can a healthy diet increase the likelihood that someone will achieve long-term sobriety?

 

Adam’s own experience offers hope that sobriety and health can be very much intertwined.

 

Plus, Dr. Neal Barnard offers advice to a listener who wants to go vegan, but whose spouse is not being supportive of the change. He offers the tools that can keep their relationship as healthy as a plant-based diet.

 

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Sep 01, 2020
Unlearn Unhealthy Cooking Habits
58:54

Improving your diet isn’t just about changing the food you eat. A big part of it is also changing the way you cook!

 

On this episode of The Exam Room™ podcast, Chef Lauren Kretzer joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll to help us unlearn unhealthy cooking habits. For many of us, that means rethinking the way we’ve been doing things in the kitchen since we were a kid. It could be not reaching for oil or butter every time you put food in a pan. Or maybe is shaking on salt before ever tasting the food. Whatever it may be, it’s time to unlearn those unhealthy habits and become masters in a new healthier way of cooking!

 

Lauren shares five tips to help get you started!

 

Plus, Dr. Vanita Rahman and dietitian Lee Crosby, aka The Fiber Queen, team up to answer questions from The Doctor’s Mailbag.

 

  • What are good sources of vitamin E other than nuts and seeds?
  • Why is it hard to lose those stubborn last five pounds?
  • How much does gut bacteria weigh?
  • What is the best way to repopulate the gut with good bacteria after taking antibiotics?
  • Should women trying to become pregnant take prenatal vitamins?
  • And many more!

 

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Aug 27, 2020
He Walked Away From Millions To Go Vegan
53:18

Marco Antonio Regil had million-dollar endorsement deals with the likes of McDonald’s and Nestlé. But the television superstar abruptly walked away from multiple lifetimes worth of financial security after going vegan because he could no longer in good conscious sell products that he knew were unhealthy.

 

The former host of the Spanish language versions of The Price Is Right and Family Feud joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll on this episode of The Exam Room™ podcast to talk about risking fame and fortune to follow his heart down a healthier path and help others along the way.

 

Also, the Plant Based MD, Dr. Judy Brangman, steps into The Exam Room to share the five basic nutrition rules she lives by to stay healthy!

 

Plus, Dr. Neal Barnard examines how differently the body processes natural sugar found in fruit and refined sugar used in processed food.

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Aug 25, 2020
The Future of Nutrition in Medicine
59:01

He was sitting in class and it struck him: why isn’t the professor talking about preventing diseases instead of just treating them with pills? Muzammil Ahmad knew about the health benefits of a plant-based diet and how powerful of a role they can play in preventing the very same chronic diseases that were being discussed.

 

On this episode of The Exam Room™ podcast, Muzammil joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll to talk about taking matters into his own hands to teach the teachers! He worked tirelessly to add preventative medicine to the curriculum. And wouldn’t you know his efforts paid off! He got the administration to listen to science. Now the future of nutrition in medicine is bright at his school and even brighter for the thousands who will eventually become patients of these doctors-to-be!

 

Also, Dr. Vanita Rahman joins the show to talk about an alarming drop in the fitness of children. Less than half of adolescents are now aerobically fit. Dr. Rahman offers insight on how we can reverse this unhealthy trend! She and Chuck talk about how food can both cause and prevent heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes and other chronic diseases even before these kids become adults.

 

Plus, she’ll answer your questions as we open the Doctor’s Mailbag.

 

- What are the top healthy choices for vegan fast food? Are there even any?

- Do the same genes that increase breast cancer risk for women also increase the risk of ovarian cancer?

 

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Aug 20, 2020
Real Talk About Dairy
01:01:11

Get ready for some real talk about dairy! Despite growing calls from doctors and the medical community to eliminate dairy from the diet, it is still being recommended as a cornerstone of a “healthy diet” in the nutrition guidelines for Americans. On this episode of The Exam Room™ podcast, “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll  is joined by dietitian Susan Levin to breakdown the myths about milk and cheese. After hearing all the facts, you will be left wondering, why isn’t everyone saying dairy is scary?!

 

Also, Dr. Nick Borja joins the show from Miami to offer Dr. Nick’s 5 Tips for Healthy Eating During the Pandemic.

 

Plus, he’ll be answering your questions as we open the Doctor’s Mailbag.

 

- What are the best plant-based sources of protein other than beans and soy?

- Should I take a multi-vitamin if I’m vegan? What should I take into consideration?

- How can I make sure I’m getting all the nutrients I need from fruits, vegetables, beans and grains?

- Am I missing out on fiber or other nutrients by making my own plant-based milk?   

- And many more!

 

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Aug 18, 2020
Vince Goes Vegan: The Journey Begins
01:14:44

Vince Bodiford is ready to make a change and reclaim his health! On this episode of The Exam Room™ Podcast, Vince and his plant-powered mentor Kimatni Rawlins join “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll to talk about the beginning of Vince’s journey into the plant-based world.

 

Like many of us, Vince had become frustrated by his weight and finally reached a breaking point. In his time of need, he reached out to Kimatni for help. Together they offer an authentic glimpse into the real life experience of someone attempting to break a lifetime of unhealthy eating habits and wean themselves off meat and dairy. Eating a “perfect” vegan diet doesn’t happen overnight for most people, including Vince. But with Kimatni’s help he is determined to get there!

 

Follow along as we learn about his first month fueled by plants!

 

Plus, Chuck and Dr. Vanita Rahman discuss a new law in Mexico that would treat the sale of junk food and chips to minors just like cigarettes. It would be illegal for anyone to buy them until they’re 18 years old!

 

Plus, Dr. Rahman answers your questions as we open the Doctor’s Mailbag.

 

- What foods cause acne?

- Are low-fat diets beneficial for kidney stones?

- Is stevia a good replacement for regular sugar?

- Is eliminating sugar the only way to stop cravings for sweets?

 

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Aug 14, 2020
Can Kids Be Vegan? Listen to the Science
49:02

Is it safe for children to eat a vegan diet? Yes! Science shows no meat, no dairy, no problem!

 

On this episode of The Exam Room™ podcast, Dr. Yami Cazorla-Lancaster joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll to talk about the research that changed her from being a “milk pusher” to an advocate for plant-based diets. Dr. Yami also talks about:

 

- What health issues can happen to children who drink an abundance of milk and eat a lot of cheese.

- How those problems can follow children into adulthood and intensify as they grow older.

- The science showing milk does not protect bones from fractures.

- The healthiest way for children to build strong bones.

- The milk alternatives that parents should consider giving children.

- Plant foods that are high in calcium.

 

Dr. Jim Loomis also joins the show to open the Doctor’s Mailbag and answer your questions!

 

- How can you get enough calcium without eating dairy?

- Does calcium from plants interfere with iron absorption?

- Is it possible for cholesterol to become too low on a plant-based diet?

- And many more!

 

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Dr. Yami

IG: @thedoctoryami

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Aug 11, 2020
Gut Bacteria Q&A with Dr. Alan Desmond
44:24

Get ready to learn about gut bacteria and your diet! Dr. Alan Desmond returns to The Exam Room™ podcast to join "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll and field questions about foot, microbiome and gut health!

 

Among the questions answered:

 

- Is kombucha good for gut health?

- How much kimchi does a person need to eat to impact gut microbiome?

- Does spicy food help or hurt gut bacteria?

- What is a good ratio of cooked food to raw food in the diet?

- Can coffee upset good gut bacteria?

 

Plus, many more! Invest a half hour of your time for a happier and healthier gut!

 

Dr. Desmond will be speaking at the International Conference on Nutrition in Medicine.

 

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Aug 06, 2020
Can Vegans Get COVID-19? He Did.
01:14:57

Is it possible for someone who eats a healthy vegan diet to become infected with the coronavirus? As much as you may wish to say no, the fact is that no diet can offer immunity to COVID-19. However, a healthy diet may still make a huge difference in the outcome of the case.

 

On this episode of The Exam Room™ podcast, Eric O’Grey joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll to share his experience with COVID-19. At one point Eric weighed 340 pounds and was on 15 different medications. Doctors even told him that he would die if he didn’t change his ways. He began eating a vegan diet and with the help of a loving dog, Peety, whom he adopted from a local shelter, began to lose weight and reclaim his health. He says that going vegan saved his life once. Now, after getting COVID-19 he thinks it may have saved it for a second time.

 

Eric also speaks about mother-in-law who didn’t begin eating a plant-based diet until she was 96 and in poor health. Within weeks of making the change doctors took Josephine off of all her medication and she began walking  2 to 3 miles every day! She is proof that it is never too late to get healthy!

 

Also on the show, Dr. Neal Barnard and Dr. Jim Loomis answer your questions!

 

  • Is it healthy to eat oatmeal for breakfast every day?
  • Will pureeing beans reduce the amount of fiber they have?
  • Is it better to eat nuts raw or roasted?
  • Tips for someone with osteoporosis who is going vegan?
  • Many more

 

Dr. Barnard will be speaking at the International Conference on Nutrition in Medicine. Exam Room listeners can use the promo code exam20 to save 20% on registration!

 

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Aug 04, 2020
How a Vegan Diet Helps Crohn's Disease
01:17:40

Millions are living with the painful symptoms of Crohn’s disease, but they may find relief by eating a vegan diet.

 

On this episode of The Exam Room™ podcast, Dr. Alan Desmond talks about the global surge of Crohn’s disease that occurred as more and more people began eating the high-fat, high-calorie, and highly processed standard Western diet. Moreover, he and "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll discuss the way in which a plant-based diet can reverse the unhealthy trend and possibly even the diagnosis of Crohn’s! Dr. Desmond also delves into the science behind how a high-fiber diet creates a healthy environment in the gut and shares some successful cases of patients with Crohn’s who have seen dramatic improvements.

 

Chuck also examines how COVID-19 can affect the heart when he is joined by Dr. Columbus Batiste. The pair discuss new studies showing the ways in which the virus can cause inflammation of the heart muscle and lining as well as the possibility that the damage will be permanent.

 

Plus, Dr. Batiste talks about The Slave Food Project, which explores the “weaponization of food in the creation of health disparities in African American communities irrespective of income.”

 

Dr. Desmond will be speaking at the International Conference on Nutrition in Medicine.

 

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Dr. Alan Desmond

Twitter: @DrAlanDesmond

IG: @dr.alandesmond

Happy Gut Course: https://bit.ly/happygutcourse

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Dr. Columbus Batiste

Twitter: @iamhealthyheart

Slave Food Project: https://www.slavefood.org

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Studies

Crohn’s disease remission with a plant-based diet: A case report: http://tinyurl.com/CDREMISSION


Evolving role of diet in the pathogenesis and treatment of inflammatory bowel diseases: http://tinyurl.com/GutPaper

Recommendation of plant-based diets for inflammatory bowel disease: http://tinyurl.com/IBDCHIBA

Dietary guidance from the international organization for the study of inflammatory bowel diseases: http://tinyurl.com/IBDGUIDELINE

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Chuck Carroll

Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC

IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC

Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook

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Physicians Committee

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Jul 30, 2020
Dr. Kim Williams: COVID-19 Risk, Race and Plant-Based Nutrition
01:12:47

Dr. Kim Williams takes a new look at the racial disparities of the coronavirus as he joins The Exam Room™ podcast. If the playing field were equal, African Americans would essentially be at no higher risk of COVID-19, according to Williams. However, as it stands now, Blacks are dying at a rate nearly 2.5 times greater than Asians and Whites and at even higher levels in some areas. What then is causing the staggering differences?

 

Dr. Williams, chief of cardiology at Rush University and former president of the American College of Cardiology, examines those factors, including systemic racism, as he joins "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll.

 

He also discusses research that finds once data models have been adjusted to account for obesity, hypertension, diabetes, and high cholesterol, race does not play a significant factor in the risk of COVID-19 related deaths or severity of cases. Additionally, Dr. Williams and Chuck talk about the role diet can play in mitigating those risks and how those with limited means can adopt a plant-based diet. Thus, their chances of developing severe symptoms of COVID-19 would decrease.

 

Plus, Chuck is joined by Laura Sainz who shares her remarkable journey back to health. Laura was thriving professionally in the corporate world, but also living in constant pain after developing Crohn’s disease, fibromyalgia, arthritis and other chronic conditions prior to the age of 25. Tired of living an unhealthy life, she began to explore her health but it wasn’t until she adopted a fully vegan diet that her pain dissipated. She details the moment the unhealthy dark clouds she had been living under finally lifted and she was able to live vegan vibrantly. Today, she’s helping others on their journey back to health!

 

Dr. Williams will be speaking at the International Conference on Nutrition in Medicine. Exam Room listeners can use the promo code exam20 to save 20% on registration!

 

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Twitter: @cardio10s

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Laura Sainz

Twitter: @LauraCSainz

Live Vegan Vibrantly: https://bit.ly/LVVonline

Food As Medicine Summit: https://bit.ly/FoodMedSummit

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Chuck Carroll

Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC

IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC

Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook

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Jul 28, 2020
How Your Dinner Affects the Environment
01:01:25

What you eat can have a major consequence on the environment. How does the carbon footprint of foods from a plant-based diet compare to those found in the standard American diet? The differences can be massive!

 

On this episode of The Exam Room™ podcast, "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll is joined by Dr. Martin Heller to explore the connection between greenhouse gas emissions and food. It’s not just the health of the environment that is at stake, It’s also your health! Dr. Heller explains how eating a diet that produces the most amount of greenhouse gases can substantially increase your risk of dying from heart disease and cancer!

 

Plus, he and Chuck examine Burger King’s new “Reduced Methane Emissions Beef” Whopper to see if the restaurant’s claims that lemongrass-fed cows truly reduce “methane emissions” — a fancy term for flatulence and belches — by 33%.

 

Also, Dr. Neal Barnard and Dr. Jim Loomis answer your health and nutrition questions!

 

  • Does high cholesterol matter if the bad cholesterol levels are low?
  • What should vegans know about vitamins A and D?
  • Can cheese be a carrier for COVID-19?
  • How can a plant-based diet help with multiple auto-immune disorders?
  • How much iodine should we eat?
  • Many more!

 

Dr. Heller will be speaking at the International Conference on Nutrition in Medicine. Exam Room listeners can use the promo code exam20 to save 20% on registration!

 

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Laurie Frick: Visualize Your Diet

https://bit.ly/3fSLPbJ

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Jul 23, 2020
How and Why To Take Race, Culture and Income Into Consideration When Talking About Health
01:06:03

The coronavirus pandemic is once again shining a light on the effects of systemic racism on health.  

 

On this episode of The Exam Room™ podcast, we delve into some of the unfair health disadvantages faced by Black and Indigenous people and people of color—along with the medical community’s role in addressing these health disparities.

 

"The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll is joined by medical student Brooklynne Palmer, a rising figure in the health community and social media star, to discuss how and why to take race, culture, and income into consideration when talking with patients about their health. Brooklynne describes how understanding patients’ cultures and keeping an open mind about patients’ individual stories and circumstances will help doctors best serve all of their patients.

 

Brooklynne also shares her own personal story: why she decided to become a doctor and why she plans to incorporate plant-based nutrition and lifestyle medicine into her future practice!

 

Plus, Neal Barnard, MD, checks in to discuss new information on the ability of the coronavirus to spread so rapidly, how long it can linger in the air, and how contagious a person is once they become infected.

 

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Brooklynne (“Beets By Brooke”)

IG: @beetsbybrooke

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APM Research Lab

https://bit.ly/3hqs0cn

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Chuck Carroll

Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC

IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC

Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook

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Dr. Neal Barnard

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IG: @DrNealBarnard

Facebook: http://bit.ly/DrBarnardFB

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Jul 21, 2020
Eat Plants, Live Longer and Healthier! Here's Why!
53:53

The life expectancy for vegans is up to 10 years longer than those who eat the standard American diet.

 

Dr. Hana Kahleova joins "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll to discuss her new paper on plant-based diets and healthy aging. Her research shows that eliminating meat and dairy from the diet is capable of more than just extending your life, it can add quality years to it. She says that the Fountain of Youth can be as close as your kitchen!

 

Dr. Neal Barnard also joins the show to discuss the newest government funded artery clogging creation at Taco Bell, the Grilled Cheese Burrito. While it may sound strange that the government is responsible for what’s on a fast food menu, he and Chuck delve into Dairy Management Inc. which is a federally funded agency that employs an army of food scientists whose sole mission is to create items specifically crafted to get you to eat more cheese. You may think that’s way out in left field until you see the documents backing up the claims.

 

Also on the show, Dr. Jia Xu checks in from Beijing to provide an update on the coronavirus pandemic in China where it all began. He says in some ways life is returning to normal. In other ways, however, they will never be the same. In the case of eating habits that’s a good thing as Dr. Xu explains how thousands are now adopting a plant-based diet to improve their health!

 

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Plant-Based Diets & Longevity Paper

https://bit.ly/3jeK4bd

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Dairy Management Inc.

Documents: https://switch4good.org/

Mark Kennedy Interview: https://apple.co/2CBdRd6

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Chuck Carroll

Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC

IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC

Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook

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Dr. Neal Barnard

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IG: @DrNealBarnard

Facebook: http://bit.ly/DrBarnardFB

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Jul 16, 2020
Do You Need Supplements for a Health Diet?
46:19

Do you need to take a multivitamin or supplement or can you get all the vitamins and nutrients you need from food? That is a question that millions are wondering and also something that vitamin companies are counting on. The global supplement industry is worth more than $120 billion as people turn to the vitamin aisle rather than the produce aisle.

 

On this episode of The Exam Room™, Dr. Neal Barnard joins "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll to settle the great vitamin debate. You will learn how to eat a healthy diet to ensure your body gets nearly everything it needs from the food on your plate and the vitamins you should still be stocking up on even when eating a plant-based diet.

 

Dr. Barnard also discusses whether the coronavirus can be found on the meat and fish being sold in your local grocery store! Multiple studies have shown people are going home with a lot more than they bargained for.

 

Plus, Olympian Dotsie Bausch returns to the show! She and Chuck discuss the growing number of elite athletes who are ditching dairy and making the Switch 4 Good! As certain as she is that she has a medal to her name, Dotsie is equally certain that talk of dairy being essential for strong bones is a bunch of hot air. Simply put, milk does a body bad!

 

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Switch 4 Good

Website: https://switch4good.org/

Podcast: https://switch4good.org/podcast/

Twitter: @Switch4GoodOrg

IG: @Switch4Good

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Chuck Carroll

Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC

IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC

Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook

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Dr. Neal Barnard

Twitter: @DrNealBarnard

IG: @DrNealBarnard

Facebook: http://bit.ly/DrBarnardFB

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Jul 14, 2020
They Lost 1,000 Pounds By Going Vegan!
01:02:29

The LaJaunie family lost an incredible 1,000 pounds after going vegan! Inspired by Josh LaJaunie, who was the first to switch to a plant-based diet and lost more than 200 pounds, other members of the family made the change and radically improved their health as they watched the weight melt away!

 

Mom Ramona and brothers Josh and Dustin join "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll, who also lost 280 pounds, to chronicle their amazing transformation and talk about their plant-based cookbook Pure Ambrosia! One family member even was able to park their scooter for good and start walking again after changing their eating habits!

 

Plus, cardiologist Dr. Baxter Montgomery joins the show to talk about how the body begins to heal before you can even notice that you’ve lost any weight. He also answers your questions about heart health and nutrition.

 

- How can cholesterol levels rise on a plant-based diet and what can be done about it?

- What are safe amounts of salt, oil, and sugar?

- What is the best way to juice cleanse and water fast?

- What are the health benefits of algae?

- Why do some suggest eating raw food in the morning and cooked food later in the day?

- Plus, many others!

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The LaJaunie Family

Pure Ambrosia Cookbook: https://amzn.to/3eroH3w

Sick To Fit: https://amzn.to/383z2Ap

Twitter: @joshlajaunie

IG: @joshlajaunie

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Dr. Baxter Montgomery

Nutrition Bootcamp: https://wghtloss.cc/DrMClasses

Montgomery Heart and Wellness: https://wghtloss.cc/MontHeart

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Chuck Carroll

Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC

IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC

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Jul 09, 2020
Debating Dairy: Does Your Body Need Milk?
01:08:00

Do milk and dairy belong in the same category as tobacco and processed meat?

 

On this episode of The Exam Room™ podcast, health benefits of dairy are debated as renowned epidemiologist Dr. Gary Fraser joins "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll. Does cheese or a glass of milk increase the risk for cancer and chronic disease or are they the cornerstones of a healthy diet? Some of the research being discussed may be counter to what many who subscribe to a plant-based diet believe.

 

Dr. Fraser served as the director of the Adventist health studies at Loma Linda for 32 years and was heavily involved in the Adventist Health Study-1 as well as the development of the Adventist Health Study-2.

 

Chuck also explores other research that shows dairy can be more nefarious when it comes to your health as he revisits a conversation with oncology nutritionist Alison Tierney. She strongly recommends eliminating dairy as eating a whole food plant-based diet has been shown to be one of the best preventative measures for cancer and other chronic diseases. Alison, whose mother is a breast cancer survivor, discusses the link between dairy fat and estrogen as well as the production of other potentially cancer-causing hormones such as 5alpha-P and IGF-1.

 

Dr. Fraser will be a featured speaker at the upcoming International Conference on Nutrition in Medicine.

 

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Associations of Dairy Study

https://bit.ly/3f36LMR

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Alison Tierney

https://www.wholesomellc.com

PCOS Journey: https://bit.ly/3gv7WoD

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Chuck Carroll

Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC

IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC

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Jul 07, 2020
Twins: One Goes Vegan, One Doesn't. This Is What Happens!
01:02:22

What happens when identical twins eat two completely different diets? Hugo and Ross Turner wanted to know. For 12 weeks one of them went vegan while the other continued eating meat and dairy. What happened during that time was amazing!

 

They join "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll to talk about how their experiences differed. One lost more weight, one gained more energy, one lowered their cholesterol, and that's just the start!

 

The Turner Twins' story has captured the world and now they're sharing it on The Exam Room™.

 

Also on the show, Dr. Jasmol Sardana, aka Dr. Jazz, returns to answer your questions as Chuck opens the Doctor's Mailbag.

 

Among the questions answered:

 

- What plant-based foods should diabetics avoid?

- How can an elderly person improve their immune system?

- How low is too low for A1C levels on a vegan diet?

- How much fiber is lost when blending whole fruits and vegetables in a smoothie?

 

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SPOILER: If you don't want to know how the Turner Twins’ vegan diet experiment turned out, stop reading until you've listened to the show.

 

** Ross (Omnivorous Diet) **

 

CHOLESTEROL

Before: 6.5

After: 6.5

 

WEIGHT

Before: 187 lbs

After: 191 lbs

 

MUSCLE MASS

Before: 158 lbs

After: 166 lbs

 

** Hugo (Vegan Diet) **

 

CHOLESTEROL

Before: 5.9

After: 4.9

 

WEIGHT

Before: 185 lbs

After: 182 lbs

 

MUSCLE MASS

Before: 153 lbs

After: 152 lbs

 

It is interesting to note that although Ross gained greater muscle mass with a traditional diet, Hugo reported no symptoms of weakness and had a feeling of similar strength while eating a vegan diet.

 

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The Turner Twins

Web: https://www.theturnertwins.co.uk/

IG: @theturnertwiins

Twitter: @theturnertwins

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Chuck Carroll

Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC

IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC

Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook

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Dr. Jasmol Sardana

IG: @drjasmol

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Jul 02, 2020
Is Your Diet Helping or Hurting Your Kidneys?
55:31

An estimated 1 out of 7 adults in the U.S. have chronic kidney disease. And 9 out of 10 have no idea that they do.

 

On this episode of The Exam Room™ podcast, Dr. Shivam Joshi joins "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll to talk about combating kidney disease with diet! While many with CKD are advised not to eat fruits and vegetables, Dr. Joshi explains why he prescribes a vegan diet for many of his patients and how an abundance of plant-based foods can improve their health!

 

Chuck and Dr. Joshi also weigh in on the effect the keto diet can have on the kidneys as well as claims by actor Liam Hemsworth that eating a plant-based diet caused him to develop a kidney stone.

 

Dr. Joshi will be a featured speaker at the International Conference on Nutrition in Medicine.

 

Plus, future doctor and current social media star Brooklyne (aka @BeetsByBrooke) joins the show to discuss learning culinary medicine in medical school! Indeed, this soon-to-be doctor is learning about preventative medicine before her career even begins! She and Chuck also talk about the current COVID-19 pandemic, the immense interest of medical students in studying the connection between food and chronic diseases, the promising direction of medicine in the future, and the Black Lives Matter movement.

 

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Dr. Shivam Joshi

Twitter: @sjoshimd

Web: https://www.afternoonrounds.com

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Brooklyne (“Beets By Brooke”)

IG: @beetsbybrooke

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Jun 30, 2020
Eating As If the World Depended On It
01:00:33

Now more than ever we should be eating as if the world depended on it, because it does.

 

On this episode of The Exam Room™ podcast, Dr. David Katz, a preventative medicine specialist and author of How To Eat, joins "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll to weigh the magnitude of our food choices on everything from the environment to the current COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Katz also shares his opinion on how differently the global pandemic would be playing out if doctors focused more on food and lifestyle rather than just treating the symptoms of chronic conditions. He and Chuck then discuss his time working in an overflowing New York City hospital during the height of the pandemic.

 

Dr. Katz will be a featured speaker at the upcoming International Conference on Nutrition in Medicine.

 

Plus, Dr. Neal Barnard talks about how your blood type can impact your risk of COVID-19. Should you change your eating habits if your blood is Type A rather than Type O?

 

Also, Dr. Jim Loomis teams up with Dr. Barnard to answer your health and nutrition questions!

 

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Dr. David Katz

How To Eat: https://amzn.to/2VcBHSL

True Health Initiative COVID-19 Resources: https://bit.ly/TrueHCovid

Twitter: @DrDavidKatz

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IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC

Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook

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Dr. Neal Barnard

Twitter: @DrNealBarnard

IG: @DrNealBarnard

Facebook: http://bit.ly/DrBarnardFB

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Physicians Committee

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Jun 25, 2020
How Going Vegan For 15 Days Can Change Your Health!
51:36

What can going vegan for 15 days do for your health? Amazing things!

 

Dr. Ted Barnett, also known as “Dr. Veggie,” joins "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll on The Exam Room™ podcast to talk about the dramatic improvements he’s seen in patients after little more than two weeks. Following a lifetime of high cholesterol, Dr. Barnett says his patients experience a 50-point drop on average. Others who have struggled with their weight will see the scale finally head in the right direction and keep on going! Others with diabetes can also see dramatic improvements with their blood sugar, and that’s just the start.

 

The high-tech doctor with low-tech solutions also shares some of the biggest successes he’s witnessed among those who have taken part in his 15-day whole food plant-based jumpstart at the Rochester Lifestyle Medicine Institute. He will be speaking at the upcoming International Conference on Nutrition in Medicine.

 

Chuck is also joined by Josh LaJaunie who once weighed 420 pounds before devoting himself to a more healthy lifestyle. The result? He wound up on the cover of Runner’s World magazine! Josh shares his secrets to transforming into a seasoned marathon runner and also how he’s inspired his family to follow in his footsteps. Collectively, they have now lost a half-ton!

 

Plus, Dr. Neal Barnard pops the top on the myth of diet soda and weight loss!

 

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Dr. Ted Barnett

15-Day WFPB Jumpstart: https://bit.ly/3hRtbm6

Twitter: @roclifemed

IG: @drveggie.rochester

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Josh LaJaunie

Cookbook: https://amzn.to/3eroH3w

Sick To Fit: https://amzn.to/383z2Ap

Twitter: @joshlajaunie

IG: @joshlajaunie

Web: http://www.joshlajaunie.com

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ICNM

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Chuck Carroll

Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC

IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC

Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook

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Physicians Committee

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Jun 23, 2020
Family Loses 250 Pounds After Going Vegan!
01:07:30

The Ignoffo family lost 250 pounds together after they began eating a vegan diet!

 

On this episode of The Exam Room™ podcast, Stefanie Ignoffo joins "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll to talk about their unbelievable plant-powered transformation. At one point in her life, Stefanie could barely climb a flight of stairs and thought she would need a walker just to get around the family’s home. Today, she can’t wait to hop on her bike and pedal for miles with her husband and three children who have also experienced remarkable health turnarounds.

 

Stefanie has parlayed her love of plants and newfound health into a career helping others through her non-profit, Plantspiration. She is also a certified Food For Life instructor.

 

Dr. Vanita Rahman also joins the show to discuss food addiction and answer listener questions about weight loss!

 

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Stefanie Ignoffo

https://www.plantspiration.org/

IG: @Plantspiration

Twitter: @Plantspiration1

Facebook: https://bit.ly/PlantspirationFB

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Chuck Carroll

Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC

IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC

Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook

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Physicians Committee

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COVID-19 Resources

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WHO: https://bit.ly/33BSeTo

COVID-19 Global Map: https://bit.ly/CVID19map

 

 

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Jun 18, 2020
Less Meat, More Plants!
01:07:28

A report that may reshape nutrition advice given to millions of Americans will soon be discussed in Washington. It is the groundwork for the updated USDA Dietary Guidelines that are set to be released early next year. And one thing is clear — research shows the guidelines should call for less meat and more plants!  

 

On this episode of The Exam Room™ podcast, "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll is joined by dietitian Susan Levin to explore the recommendations that everyone eating a plant-based diet should be hoping for! They also look at the confusion surrounding some of the current guidelines and how they can be improved.

 

The update currently being crafted by the USDA comes on the heels of the American Cancer Society’s new nutrition guidance which does not include red or processed meat, both of which have been tied to many forms of cancer. Likewise, Canada has deemphasized dairy in its latest nutrition guidelines because of cancer concerns. Will the US be the next country to take a healthy step toward a plant-based way of eating?

 

Also on the show, Dr. Neal Barnard and Dr. Jim Loomis open up the Doctor’s Mailbag to answer your questions!

 

  • Are canned beans as healthy as dried beans?
  • Which is unhealthier: white meat or dark meat?
  • What would happen if all meat markets were to close?
  • And many others!

 

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Plant-Based Dietary Recommendations

https://bit.ly/PCRMDietGuideline

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Toilet Paper Study

https://bit.ly/TPStudyHoarding

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Chuck Carroll

Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC

IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC

Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook

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Dr. Neal Barnard

Twitter: @DrNealBarnard

IG: @DrNealBarnard

Facebook: http://bit.ly/DrBarnardFB

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Physicians Committee

Twitter: @PCRM

IG: @PhysiciansCommittee

Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/PCRMFacebook

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Barnard Medical Center Telemedicine

Schedule Appointment: https://bit.ly/BMCtelemed

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COVID-19 Resources

PCRM: https://bit.ly/PCRMcovid

CDC: https://bit.ly/33DXgyF

WHO: https://bit.ly/33BSeTo

COVID-19 Global Map: https://bit.ly/CVID19map

 

 

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Jun 16, 2020
Dr. Michael Greger & Dr. Neal Barnard Team Up to Answer Your Questions
01:08:17

Two of the biggest names in nutrition join forces to answer your questions!

 

Doctors Neal Barnard and Michael Greger join “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll to answer questions ranging from vitamin D and the immune system to the nutritional values of white and brown rice. They also offer their thoughts on whether vegans should get tested regularly for nutrient levels.

 

Dr. Greger also talks about his new book “How To Survive A Pandemic” and ponders what would happen if all meat markets worldwide were to close. He also reveals what many health experts worry will become the next major pandemic, one far deadlier than COVID-19.

 

Plus, the powerful story of Kathleen Gage is told as she joins Chuck for a moving interview. Kathleen overcame substance abuse, obesity, an abusive relationship, and denial of her true identity to become a success in the business world. She is now becoming an inspiration in the health community after adopting a plant-based diet and running her first marathon after the age of 60!

 

Special thanks to Vegan Liftz for ranking The Exam Room among their top plant-based podcasts!

 

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Dr. Michael Greger

How To Survive A Pandemic

Order: https://amzn.to/3dofBng

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Kathleen Gage

http://plantbasedeatingforhealth.com

Twitter: @plantbasedefh

IG: @plantbasedeatingforhealth

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Chuck Carroll

Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC

IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC

Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook

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Dr. Neal Barnard

Twitter: @DrNealBarnard

IG: @DrNealBarnard

Facebook: http://bit.ly/DrBarnardFB

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Physicians Committee

Twitter: @PCRM

IG: @PhysiciansCommittee

Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/PCRMFacebook

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Barnard Medical Center Telemedicine

Schedule Appointment: https://bit.ly/BMCtelemed

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COVID-19 Resources

PCRM: https://bit.ly/PCRMcovid

CDC: https://bit.ly/33DXgyF

WHO: https://bit.ly/33BSeTo

COVID-19 Global Map: https://bit.ly/CVID19map

 

 

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Jun 11, 2020
Family History, Not Your Destiny: Taking Control of Your Health
59:27

Many of us are fearful that if a disease runs in the family we will get it and there is nothing that we can do. It’s as if our fate is already sealed.

 

However, on this episode of The Exam Room™ podcast, "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll is joined by Jill Erickson and her husband Joel whose stories are proof that doesn’t have to be the case. Colon cancer runs deeply in Jill’s family — her mom, aunt, and cousin all had it. When it hit particularly close to home she turned to her husband, Joel, and said that she knew that she would die from it as well and that it was only a matter of time.

 

Then something happened one Sunday afternoon. Armed with a big bowl of snacks and the tv remote, she sat down on the couch expecting to burn brain cells and get a few hours closer to an inescapable diagnosis. Instead, she stumbled across a certain documentary on Netflix and began learning about the benefits of a plant-based diet. Suddenly, she realized that her family history of cancer did not have to be her destiny.

 

The importance of nutrition became even more paramount when Joel suffered a “widow maker” heart attack. That is when they pledged to take their plant-based lifestyle to a new level and have never looked back. They are now even teaching cooking classes and passing along what she has learned through their company Rooted Green Wellness and the Food For Life program.

 

This is a story of love, triumph, health, and revelations.

 

Plus, Dr. Neal Barnard answers a question from someone new to eating a vegan diet. They are worried that they won’t be able to get the same nutrients found in one particular non-plant-based food without abandoning their newly adopted way of eating. Can they still reap the benefits and keep it plant-based? Dr. Barnard has the answer!

 

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Rooted Green Wellness

https://www.rootedgreenwellness.com

Twitter: @RootedGreen

IG: @RootedGreen

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6 Steps To Fight Colorectal Cancer

http://bit.ly/2Tyq7zP

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Colorectal Cancer Resources

https://bit.ly/3f8jZHT

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Heart Health Facts & Information

https://bit.ly/2Yd81pv

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Chuck Carroll

Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC

IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC

Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook

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Physicians Committee

Twitter: @PCRM

IG: @PhysiciansCommittee

Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/PCRMFacebook

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Barnard Medical Center Telemedicine

Schedule Appointment: https://bit.ly/BMCtelemed

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COVID-19 Resources

PCRM: https://bit.ly/PCRMcovid

CDC: https://bit.ly/33DXgyF

WHO: https://bit.ly/33BSeTo

COVID-19 Global Map: https://bit.ly/CVID19map

 

 

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Jun 09, 2020
Eating Like the Past Creates a Healthier Future
36:45

Could eating the diet of generations ago be the key to a healthier future?

 

Nurse and certified Food For Life instructor Deitra Dennis, RN, CHC, joins "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll on The Exam Room™ podcast to discuss the way that the plant-based foods featured on the African Heritage Power Plate can help people connect with their roots and creativity while living healthier lives.

 

The rates of diabetes, heart disease, cancer, and other chronic conditions remain high among African Americans while life expectancies are lower.  However, Deitra’s goal is to have members of the black community experience how returning to traditional foodways of their heritage can result in improved health.

 

The inspiring conversation continues a broader discussion on the inequities and injustices facing the African American community. As Deitra says, she is a solutions person and is bringing plenty of ideas to the table to overcome some of the challenges facing the community.

 

A healthier diet is not the only solution, but it can be one step toward improved health.

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African Heritage Power Plate

https://bit.ly/AfricanHPP

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Back to the Root 2-Week Jumpstart Program

https://bit.ly/B2RJumpstart

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Farmers Market Coalition

https://farmersmarketcoalition.org

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Trio Plant-Based Restaurant

https://www.trioplantbased.com

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Chuck Carroll

Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC

IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC

Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook

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Physicians Committee

Twitter: @PCRM

IG: @PhysiciansCommittee

Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/PCRMFacebook

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Barnard Medical Center Telemedicine

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Jun 04, 2020
Racial Disparities and Health: The Challenges and How To Overcome Them
01:10:39

Dr. Neal Barnard opens the episode by sharing his thoughts on the scourge of racism in the United States.

 

As an organization, we felt it would be inappropriate to ignore our communities, friends and neighbors at a time when they are hurting so desperately.

 

As such, "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll revisits conversations with two leaders who explore the disparities facing African Americans, including a widening gap of health. Author Tracye McQuirter details the nutritional challenges facing the community that correlate to a socio-economic divide. Tracye also highlights the rich history of African Americans and plant-based diets and the 10,000 Black Vegan Women initiative..

 

Then, at a time when black Americans are being diagnosed with chronic health conditions at alarming rates higher than other races, Brooklyn borough president Eric Adams is defying the odds to chart his own course for a healthier life. Eric was beginning to lose his vision and experiencing nerve damage when he was diagnosed with diabetes.

 

Despite the grim circumstances, he would not accept failing health and an early grave as his fate. Instead, he overhauled his diet and lifestyle to reverse his diabetes. Today, he is inspiring thousands to follow of others who feel trapped to follow in his footsteps and live the healthier life they’ve always imagined.

 

He recounts his incredible journey during an unforgettable conversation with Chuck!

 

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Chuck Carroll

Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC

IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC

Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook

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Tracye McQuirter

10,000 Black Vegan Women: https://bit.ly/10kBVWmn

Twitter: @byanygreens

IG: @byanygreens

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Eric Adams

Twitter: @BPEricAdams

IG: @BPEricAdams

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Physicians Committee

Twitter: @PCRM

IG: @PhysiciansCommittee

Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/PCRMFacebook

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Barnard Medical Center Telemedicine

Schedule Appointment: https://bit.ly/BMCtelemed

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COVID-19 Resources

PCRM: https://bit.ly/PCRMcovid

CDC: https://bit.ly/33DXgyF

WHO: https://bit.ly/33BSeTo

COVID-19 Global Map: https://bit.ly/CVID19map

 

 

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Jun 02, 2020
Football Star to Plant-Based Sensation: The Gabriel Miller Story
01:16:05

Gabriel Miller dreamed of running onto the field Sunday afternoons in the fall as a player in the NFL. It seemed as though that dream was on the verge of coming true until a freak injury cut short his college football career.

 

With one goal snatched away the 19-year-old set a new goal for himself, to be able to walk without the use of a walker. He was facing a lifetime of surgeries and debilitating pain unless he lost a significant amount of weight. There was only one problem. After gorging on the standard American diet for years (and then some) as a football player, he really had no clue how to do it.

 

Then he had an epiphany. It was one word, really. Plants.

 

On this episode of The Exam Room™ podcast, Gabriel joins "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll to share what led him down that healthier path that didn't include countless medical procedures and unrelenting pain.

 

Although he may not have achieved riches in the NFL, he has found abundant prosperity by sharing his story and helping others overcome their own health obstacles. This is one remarkable conversation.

 

Plus, Dr. Jasmol Sardana joins the show as Chuck opens up the Doctor's Mailbag to answer your health and nutrition questions.

 

- Is it better to get too much sodium or too little?

- Is orange juice actually healthy?

- Are agave and maple syrup healthier than sugar?

- Are there foods people with eczema should avoid?

- What can be used for salad dressing that is low fat and vegan?

 

If you would like to submit a question for the doctor please tweet @ChuckCarrollWLC or @PCRM using the hashtag #ExamRoomPodcast.

 

Schedule a telemedicine appointment with doctors and dietitians at Barnard Medical Center. Available to residents of the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, Arizona, California, Colorado, Kentucky, New York, Missouri, and Massachusetts.

 

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Gabriel Miller

Book: https://amzn.to/2ZLHwtC

Twitter: @PlantBasedGabe

IG: @PlantBasedGabriel

Web: https://www.plantbasedgabriel.com

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Chuck Carroll

Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC

IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC

Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook

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Physicians Committee

Twitter: @PCRM

IG: @PhysiciansCommittee

Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/PCRMFacebook

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Barnard Medical Center Telemedicine

Schedule Appointment: https://bit.ly/BMCtelemed

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COVID-19 Resources

PCRM: https://bit.ly/PCRMcovid

CDC: https://bit.ly/33DXgyF

WHO: https://bit.ly/33BSeTo

COVID-19 Global Map: https://bit.ly/CVID19map

 

 

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May 29, 2020
Change What You Eat, Change Your Risk of Having a Stroke
54:55

Every 40 seconds someone in America will have a stroke. That adds up to 800,000 people every year. And of those, 140,000 will die. With those numbers, it’s no surprise that strokes rank among the top five leading causes of death in the U.S.


But how many lives could be saved with diet and lifestyle changes? More than you would think!

 

On this episode of The Exam Room™ podcast, Dr. Vanita Rahman joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll to discuss how steering clear of the high fat standard American diet can significantly improve your chances of never having a stroke.

 

Also, Chuck is joined by a very special stroke survivor who shares how a trip to the gym eight years ago turned into a stay in the hospital and lengthy recovery. Julie Wright is a well known television personality in the Washington, DC area who was in the middle of training for an upcoming race when the stroke hit out of nowhere. She also happens to be Chuck’s wife.

 

The incident turned her life upside down for months and forced her to closely examine what she was eating. However, she says food was never discussed by her doctors and it wasn’t until she began searching for healthier options on her own that she made the connection.

 

Plus, Dr. Neal Barnard offers his advice to an Exam Room listener who recently adopted a plant-based diet and wanted some ideas about losing weight besides avoiding high fat nuts and seeds.

 

If you would like to submit a question for the doctor please tweet @ChuckCarrollWLC or @PCRM using the hashtag #ExamRoomPodcast.

 

This episode of The Exam Room™ Podcast is sponsored by The Gregory J. Reiter Memorial Fund, which supports organizations like the Physicians Committee that carry on Greg’s love for animals by promoting plant-based health and working to end animal abuse.

 

Schedule a telemedicine appointment with doctors and dietitians at Barnard Medical Center. Available to residents of the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, Arizona, California, Colorado, Kentucky, New York, Missouri, and Massachusetts.

 

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Stroke Resources

https://bit.ly/2X7hIpZ

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Chuck Carroll

Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC

IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC

Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook

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Julie Wright

Twitter: @TheJulieWright

IG: @TheJulieWright

Facebook: https://bit.ly/JWFbPage

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Physicians Committee

Twitter: @PCRM

IG: @PhysiciansCommittee

Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/PCRMFacebook

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Dr. Neal Barnard

Twitter: @DrNealBarnard

IG: @DrNealBarnard

Facebook: http://bit.ly/DrBarnardFB

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Barnard Medical Center Telemedicine

Schedule Appointment: https://bit.ly/BMCtelemed

— — —

COVID-19 Resources

PCRM: https://bit.ly/PCRMcovid

CDC: https://bit.ly/33DXgyF

WHO: https://bit.ly/33BSeTo

COVID-19 Global Map: https://bit.ly/CVID19map

 

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May 28, 2020
How To Have The Perfect Plant-Based Cookout
58:07

How can anyone have a cookout without hamburgers and hot dogs? Quite easily!

 

On this episode of The Exam Room™ podcast, dietitian Maggie Neola weighs in with “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll on the perfect plant-based menu for any cookout, everything from appetizers to the main course! She even has some ideas for ways to grill a delicious vegan dessert! It’s so good that people bypassing beef for the first time are going to love it.

 

Dr. Jim Loomis from the movie The Game Changers also checks in to talk about a new study that puts plant-based female athletes head-to-head with their meat eating competitors. How do their muscles and endurance compare? Hint: This one shatters “bro science” even though the study was only for women!

 

Plus, we open up The Doctor’s Mailbag to answer your questions as Dr. Vanita Rahman from the Barnard Medical Center checks in!

 

  • Should we avoid tofu since it’s a processed food?

 

  • How much avocado can be part of a healthy diet?

 

  • Is it possible to have too little fat in a diet?

 

  • Is it possible to eat too much fruit?

 

  • Is someone who has lost a lot of weight, but still has more pounds to go, still at a higher risk for COVID-19?

 

  • And many more!

 

If you would like to submit a question for the doctor please tweet @ChuckCarrollWLC or @PCRM using the hashtag #ExamRoomPodcast.

 

Schedule a telemedicine appointment with doctors and dietitians at Barnard Medical Center. Available to residents of the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, Arizona, California, Colorado, Kentucky, New York, Missouri, and Massachusetts.

 

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Meatless Cookout Recipes

https://bit.ly/3g5tSHr

Beans vs Beef Infographic: https://bit.ly/3cNJdKI

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Vegan Athlete Study

https://go.nature.com/2WNYqWJ

— — —

Chuck Carroll

Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC

IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC

Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook

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Physicians Committee

Twitter: @PCRM

IG: @PhysiciansCommittee

Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/PCRMFacebook

— — —

Dr. Neal Barnard

Twitter: @DrNealBarnard

IG: @DrNealBarnard

Facebook: http://bit.ly/DrBarnardFB

— — —

Barnard Medical Center Telemedicine

Schedule Appointment: https://bit.ly/BMCtelemed

— — —

COVID-19 Resources

PCRM: https://bit.ly/PCRMcovid

CDC: https://bit.ly/33DXgyF

WHO: https://bit.ly/33BSeTo

COVID-19 Global Map: https://bit.ly/CVID19map

 

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May 21, 2020
Best Foods To Lower High Blood Pressure
55:40

Half of all adults have high blood pressure. However, it doesn’t have to be that way! Since hypertension often begins with the food we eat, a lot of us can experience big improvements by changing our daily menu.

 

On this episode of The Exam Room™ podcast, “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll is joined by dietitian Susan Levin who shares the best foods to lower high blood pressure! From tomatoes to raisins to kale, Susan will help you make a list of the foods you should be stocking up on. She and Chuck also go over some amazing plant-based blood pressure lowering recipes, including banana bread!

 

Plus, we open up The Doctor’s Mailbag as Dr. Jim Loomis from the movie The Game Changers answers your questions!

 

  • Is it possible to undo all of the damage done to the body from eating a poor diet for years?

 

  • Can salt be part of a healthy diet?

 

  • What is the best way to replace oil when sautéing food?

 

  • Why could someone have high triglycerides while eating a vegan diet?

 

  • How much protein should a college athlete eat?

 

  • And many more!

 

If you would like to submit a question for the doctor please tweet @ChuckCarrollWLC or @PCRM using the hashtag #ExamRoomPodcast.

 

Schedule a telemedicine appointment with doctors and dietitians at Barnard Medical Center. Available to residents of the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, Arizona, California, Colorado, Kentucky, New York, Missouri, and Massachusetts.

 

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Blood Pressure

Recipes: https://bit.ly/3693HLo

Resources: https://bit.ly/3g3pYiv

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Chuck Carroll

Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC

IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC

Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook

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Physicians Committee

Twitter: @PCRM

IG: @PhysiciansCommittee

Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/PCRMFacebook

— — —

Dr. Neal Barnard

Twitter: @DrNealBarnard

IG: @DrNealBarnard

Facebook: http://bit.ly/DrBarnardFB

— — —

Barnard Medical Center Telemedicine

Schedule Appointment: https://bit.ly/BMCtelemed

— — —

COVID-19 Resources

PCRM: https://bit.ly/PCRMcovid

CDC: https://bit.ly/33DXgyF

WHO: https://bit.ly/33BSeTo

COVID-19 Global Map: https://bit.ly/CVID19map

 

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May 19, 2020
Top 5 RED Foods for a Healthy Heart
50:50

One of the best ways you can keep your heart beating at its best is by eating a healthy diet with foods of all colors. Naturally, that includes red foods as well! Quite appropriate for heart health!

 

On this episode of The Exam Room™ podcast, “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll is joined by dietitian Lee Crosby who serves up the top five healthiest red foods you should be eating to keep your heart pumping as strong as ever! There may be one or two on the list that surprise you!

 

Plus, we open up The Doctor’s Mailbag as Dr. Neal Barnard and Dr. Vanita Rahman answer your questions!

 

  • Can microwaving food kill the coronavirus?

 

  • Why is there so much salt in many meat substitutes?

 

  • Is there anything that can be done to help “super tasters?”

 

  • My cholesterol is 149 and I’m told that is too low. Is that true?

 

  • Should you be careful with soybeans because they are high in fat?

 

  • Does cooking with olive oil pose a threat to your health?

 

  • And many more!

 

If you would like to submit a question for the doctor please tweet @ChuckCarrollWLC or @PCRM using the hashtag #ExamRoomPodcast.

 

Schedule a telemedicine appointment with doctors and dietitians at Barnard Medical Center. Available to residents of the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, Arizona, California, Colorado, Kentucky, New York, Missouri, and Massachusetts.

 

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Chuck Carroll

Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC

IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC

Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook

— — —

Physicians Committee

Twitter: @PCRM

IG: @PhysiciansCommittee

Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/PCRMFacebook

— — —

Dr. Neal Barnard

Twitter: @DrNealBarnard

IG: @DrNealBarnard

Facebook: http://bit.ly/DrBarnardFB

— — —

Lee Crosby

Twitter: @Veggie_Quest

IG: @leeatveggiequest

Web: https://veggie-quest.com

— — —

Barnard Medical Center Telemedicine

Schedule Appointment: https://bit.ly/BMCtelemed

— — —

COVID-19 Resources

PCRM: https://bit.ly/PCRMcovid

CDC: https://bit.ly/33DXgyF

WHO: https://bit.ly/33BSeTo

COVID-19 Global Map: https://bit.ly/CVID19map

 

 

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May 14, 2020
One Day to Wellness: Nutrition, Cancer, and Erectile Dysfunction
01:16:02

Nine years ago Bruce Mylrea was diagnosed with prostate cancer. On that day he became a student of health and discovered the enormous role that food can play both in making us well and making us sick. From his studies, an epic road trip with his loving wife Mindy was born! Today, the pair travel the country in an enormous RV covered in fruits and vegetables sharing the knowledge they’ve acquired with all who will listen.

 

Bruce and Mindy join “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll to give an update on Bruce’s health.

 

Mindy also dishes on her new book, The Plant Powered Penis, which was inspired by the couple’s own experience after doctors told Bruce that he wouldn’t be able to perform in the bedroom very well following his cancer treatment. While many others struggled, Bruce and Mindy never really left the honeymoon phase and are still like a couple of newlyweds! Her book centers on her research on how a plant-based diet can improve male performance.

 

Also, Chuck revisits a conversation with Dr. Steve Neabore about the science of erectile dysfunction which plagues 40% of all men over 40, according to some estimates! What foods can help with erectile dysfunction? Dr. Neabore has the answer!

 

If you would like to submit a question for the doctor please tweet @ChuckCarrollWLC or @PCRM using the hashtag #ExamRoomPodcast.

 

Schedule a telemedicine appointment with doctors and dietitians at Barnard Medical Center. Available to residents of the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, Arizona, California, Colorado, New York, Missouri, Kentucky, and Massachusetts.

 

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Bruce and Mindy Mylrea

Online classes: https://bit.ly/1dayworkshops

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The Plant-Powered Penis Book

Order: https://amzn.to/2SW2npU

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Chuck Carroll

Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC

IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC

Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook

— — —

Physicians Committee

Twitter: @PCRM

IG: @PhysiciansCommittee

Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/PCRMFacebook

— — —

Barnard Medical Center Telemedicine

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May 12, 2020
Dr. Michael Greger: Nutrition Tips and Surviving a Pandemic
54:02

Dr. Michael Greger shares his wisdom for surviving a pandemic as he returns to The Exam Room™ for a conversation with “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll.

 

It’s a discussion filled with nutrition tips and insight on how diet and lifestyle changes can reverse many of the underlying conditions that significantly increase the risk of COVID-19. They also preview Dr. Greger’s new book, How To Survive A Pandemic.

 

To keep things interesting, Dr. Greger is walking on his treadmill during the interview, which is a first for The Exam Room. Their “walk and talk” was done during the virtual Fairfax Veg Fest.

 

Plus, we open up The Doctor’s Mailbag as Dr. Neal Barnard and dietitian Karen Smith join Chuck to answer your questions!

 

  • Is there a safe amount of vegetable oil to eat?

 

  • How damaging is salt to your health?

 

  • How can someone stop eating bread if they’re addicted to it?

 

  • How can someone with vitamin D deficiency improve their levels?

 

  • How could someone’s insulin levels rise but A1C remain normal?

 

  • How can you help a migraine headache caused by hormones?

 

  • What happens if someone eats meat from an animal or meat plant infected with COVID-19?

 

  • And many more!

 

If you would like to submit a question for the doctor please tweet @ChuckCarrollWLC or @PCRM using the hashtag #ExamRoomPodcast.

 

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May 07, 2020
Healthy Heart: Coronavirus to Lipoprotein(a) With Dr. Joel Kahn
01:04:01

Your healthy heart comes into focus as Dr. Joel Kahn joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll on The Exam Room™.

 

The pair explore everything from helping protect your heart during the coronavirus pandemic using nutrition to the role Lipoprotein(a), which Dr. Kahn refers to as the heart’s quiet killer.

 

Chuck also chats with former Seattle area firefighter Cindy Thompson who shed an amazing 60 pounds after adopting a plant-based diet and has kept it off for 10 years! But losing weight wasn’t her only motivation for change. There was something far more powerful driving the cheese addict to give up meat and dairy.

 

The one thing she wasn’t expecting on her journey? For her entire firehouse to take the plant-based plunge with her!

 

Today, Cindy is still changing lives as a Food For Life instructor and teaching the online course Cooking to Combat COVID-19.

 

Schedule a telemedicine appointment with doctors and dietitians at Barnard Medical Center. Available to residents of the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, Arizona, California, Colorado, New York, Missouri, and Massachusetts.

 

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May 05, 2020
10 Longest-Lasting Fruits and Vegetables
53:33

Which fruits and vegetables stay fresh the longest?

 

Fresh produce is a staple of any healthy diet but at a time when many people want to cut down on the number of trips to the grocery store, keeping them in the house can be challenging!

 

On this episode of The Exam Room™ podcast, “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll is joined by dietitian Lee Crosby — aka The Fiber Queen — who shares her list of the 10 fruits and veggies that stay fresh the longest. There are some surprises on the list too!

 

Lee also has tips on how to store produce to extend its life.

 

Also, we open up The Doctor’s Mailbag when Dr. Neal Barnard and Dr. Jasmol Sardana join Chuck to answer your questions!

 

  • Can vinegar kill the coronavirus?

 

  • Is there such a thing as having too little sodium in your diet?

 

  • What should we eat if we can’t eat beans?

 

  • What is the difference between gluten and vital gluten?

 

  • Is there a connection between B12 supplements and acne?

 

  • Can eating a plant-based diet make fingernails brittle?

 

  • And many more!

 

If you would like to submit a question for the doctor please tweet @ChuckCarrollWLC or @PCRM using the hashtag #ExamRoomPodcast.

 

Schedule a telemedicine appointment with doctors and dietitians at Barnard Medical Center. Available to residents of the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, Arizona, California, Colorado, New York, Missouri, and Massachusetts.

 

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Apr 30, 2020
Gut Bacteria and COVID-19
01:02:20

What is the connection between gut bacteria and COVID-19?

 

On this episode of The Exam Room™, “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll is joined by gut health expert Dr. Will Bulsiewicz to find out. The trillions of cells in the gut play a huge role in our day-to-day health and during the pandemic they may take on even greater importance. Take a deep dive into what we know with The Gut Health MD, author of the new book Fiber Fueled.

 

Plus, could there be a shortage of fresh fruits and vegetables like what is happening with meat? Shortages of pork, beef, and chicken are sweeping through grocery stores across the country due to COVID-19 outbreaks at processing plants. To see if the same could happen with produce, Chuck is joined by Dale Moore of the American Farm Bureau Federation. Join them as they go down on the farm to check on how the crops are doing!

 

If you are interested in contacting Dale to see if you can help connect a farmer with someone in need please email him at dalem@fb.org.

 

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Apr 28, 2020
Using Food in the Fight Against COVID-19
01:20:48

Dr. Baxter Montgomery is using food in the fight against the coronavirus! He joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll on The Exam Room™ from the virtual Fairfax Veg Fest to talk about the effects he’s seeing of prescribing a healthy diet in conjunction with state-of-the-art medicine for patients with COVID-19.

 

Dr. Montgomery also details the remarkable recovery of one particular patient who developed double pneumonia during their bout with the coronavirus and has already laced up their sneakers to resume running.

 

Plus, Dr. Neal Barnard and Dr. Vanita Rahman answer your nutrition and coronavirus questions as we open up the doctor’s mailbag! One comes from a COVID-19 survivor!

 

Among the questions answered:

 

  • How long does a carrier of COVID-19 remain contagious?
  • How do they determine whether a person develops immunity to the coronavirus?
  • Is there such a thing as good fats and bad fats?
  • Can a vegan diet cause hair loss?
  • Does the coronavirus spread through air conditioners in restaurants and on airplanes?

 

If you would like to submit a question for the doctor please tweet @ChuckCarrollWLC or @PCRM using the hashtag #ExamRoomPodcast.

 

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Apr 23, 2020
Dr. T. Colin Campbell: The China Study and the Coronavirus
01:19:45

Have we known the roadmap to treat the COVID-19 virus all along? Dr. T. Colin Campbell joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll to discuss how his groundbreaking research for The China Study decades ago may have provided a key to a better prognosis for today’s coronavirus pandemic.

 

Dr. Campbell is confident that there is enough evidence to make a strong hypothesis about the steps people should be taking to combat the virus.

 

And is it a coincidence that the United States has more total cases of COVID-19 than any other country in the world while also staking claim to one of the highest obesity rates? Dr. Campbell and Chuck also ponder how the standard American diet might be fueling the pandemic in the U.S.

 

Plus, filmmaker Nelson Campbell, founder of Plant Pure Nation, follows his father on the show to discuss the efforts he and his team are making to help during the pandemic, including a global program designed to encourage people to change their diet. His goal is to plant the seeds of knowledge worldwide to help people grow into healthier lives.

 

“The diet that will prevent and reverse chronic disease, it stands to reason that it would also help with infectious disease. Health is health is health no matter what you’re talking about with respect to your body,” Nelson Campbell said.

 

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Apr 21, 2020
Coronavirus Q&A IV With Dr. Neal Barnard: Safe Cooking Temps for COVID-19 & More!
48:01

Dr. Neal Barnard is back on The Exam Room™ podcast to answer your coronavirus questions. He joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll and Dr. Jasmol Sardana for the latest in the Q&A series dedicated to keeping you and your family healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic. On this episode, the group tackles everything from the temperature food needs to reach during cooking in order to kill the virus to washing techniques for conventional produce compared to organic to whether there is any data available on how people eating a plant-based diet fare in combatting the coronavirus.

 

Among the other questions answered

 

  • How much protein does a person need if they’re infected with COVID-19?

 

  • Is it possible to have two viruses in the body at the same time?

 

  • Does microwaving food kill the coronavirus?

 

  • Does vinegar destroy COVID-19?

 

We will also hear from Dr. Jia Xu who is stationed in Beijing, China. Dr. Xu provides an update on how life is progressing as mandatory lockdowns are lifted. He and Chuck also discuss whether plant-based eating will become more popular following the outbreak and if the public perception of live animal markets (“wet markets”) where the virus originated has changed.

 

If you would like to submit a question for the doctor please tweet @ChuckCarrollWLC or @PCRM using the hashtag #ExamRoomPodcast.

 

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Apr 16, 2020
How Food Affects Sleep
01:21:36

Could food be keeping you awake at night? We already know that what we eat affects everything from our weight to our ability to fight viruses, but we’re now learning that it also plays a big role in how much sleep we get at night.

 

On this episode of The Exam Room™ podcast, “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll is joined by Dr. Hana Kahleova to explore how a healthy diet could be the difference between a good night’s rest or tossing and turning all night. The pair also discuss the foods that are most likely to interrupt your beauty sleep and those that will keep you dreaming all night long.

 

Given the enormous role sleep plays in immune function, it is more important than ever to make sure we’re getting a full eight hours!

 

Plus, Dr. Neal Barnard answers a listener’s question about how long the coronavirus can live on fresh fruit and vegetables. He also offers tips on the best way to wash produce to keep the virus from spreading in the kitchen.

 

Chuck then revisits a segment with dietitian Lee Crosby about the side effects of keto diet that might make you think twice about rolling out the red carpet for fat while kicking carbs to the curb.

 

If you would like to submit a question for the doctor please tweet @ChuckCarrollWLC or @PCRM using the hashtag #ExamRoomPodcast.

 

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Study: Plant-based diets: Reducing cardiovascular risk by improving sleep quality?: https://bit.ly/3ccSJGK

 

Fiber and Saturated Fat Are Associated with Sleep Arousals and Slow Wave Sleep: https://bit.ly/3b3oxh3

 

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Apr 14, 2020
Coronavirus Q&A III with Dr. Neal Barnard and Dr. Jim Loomis
43:29

Dr. Neal Barnard is back on The Exam Room™ podcast to answer your coronavirus questions. He joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll along with Dr. Jim Loomis for a wide ranging Q&A dedicated to keeping you and your family healthy and safe during this uncertain time.

 

Among the questions answered:

 

  • When a COVID-19 vaccine is developed will it offer lifelong immunity or be required annually?

 

  • How can we get people to eat more fruit right now to improve their health?

 

  • Should we avoid eating raw broccoli?

 

  • Can the coronavirus enter your home through an open window?

 

  • What can someone who eats primarily a plant-based diet do to lower their triglycerides? Should they be on medication, especially during the pandemic?

 

We will also hear from Dr. Vanita Rahman about the future of medicine. Thousands are turning to online doctors visits in order to lower the risk of exposure to the coronavirus. Dr. Rahman and Chuck explore Telemedicine from top to bottom. Find out why these cyber visits can be just as effective as trips to the doctor’s office and what happens when you need prescriptions and bloodwork.

 

If you would like to submit a question for the doctor please tweet @ChuckCarrollWLC or @PCRM using the hashtag #ExamRoomPodcast.

 

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Apr 09, 2020
Coronavirus Vaccine: Finding Immunity Faster Without Animals
01:03:11

The key to developing a successful coronavirus vaccine likely lies in those who have already survived the virus. That is the opinion of Dr. John Pippin who joins , “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll on The Exam Room™ podcast to talk about fast-tracked efforts to develop a vaccine without testing on animals.

 

Dr. Pippin explains how bypassing usually mandatory animal testing may lead to a viable vaccine becoming available years sooner than it otherwise would be. Moving directly to human trials would also save countless animal lives and save developers millions of dollars in expenses. Potentially those savings would lead to lower costs for the medication.

 

With such promise, could the future of all drug testing become animal free? That is what Chuck and Dr. Pippin will explore.

 

Plus, in this time when we’re all hyperaware of our health we revisit an age-old question: can an apple a day actually keep the doctor away? Dietitian Susan Levin joins the show to dish on all the fantastic health benefits the popular fruit has to offer!

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Apr 07, 2020
Plant-Based Cooking Made Easy With Audrey Dunham
49:05

So you’re stuck at home and probably spending a lot more time in the kitchen. For many of us, cooking three meals every day to feed an entire family takes a lot of work. Good thing there’s a way to speed up the process and make it easier!

 

On this episode of The Exam Room™ podcast, “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll is joined by plant-based mom and cooking expert Audrey Dunham who has some good tips for streamlining the cooking process. She even has a few ways to get the kids involved to help establish healthy habits at a young age!

 

Plus, Audrey shares some delicious recipes, including some yummy ideas for her vegan cookie kits at Peanuts Bake Shop. She even dishes on oil substitutions for her midnight chocolate chunk and cinnamon oatmeal cookie recipes. The latter of the two gets the banana bread treatment!

 

She also gives Chuck an update on how things are going at her house where she and her husband, Jeff Dunham, and their young twin sons are all hunkered down together during the coronavirus outbreak. Audrey also shares some easy ideas for getting enough exercise to stay healthy during this challenging time.

 

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Oil Substitution Cookie Recipes

 

Vegan “Banana Bread” Cinnamon Oatmeal Cookies

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Fudgy Oil-Free Midnight Chocolate Chunk Cookies

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Apr 03, 2020
Nutrition & Pandemics: What We’ve Known Since 1918
01:12:30

Dr. Neal Barnard and Dr. Hana Kahleova are back with  “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll to answer your questions about the coronavirus on The Exam Room™ podcast.

 

Plus, Dr. Kahleova presents research that dates back to the deadly 1918 pandemic caused by the H1N1 virus. One-third of the entire world’s population is believed to have been infected and it is estimated that 50 million people lost their lives. However, out of the dark time came promising findings that could have major implications for the current COVID-19 outbreak.

 

A century’s old newspaper headline regarding the findings reads “120 exposed. 90 patients. No deaths. None very sick.” Dr. Kahleova will share the details of the promising research that focused on nutrition, sleep, and hydrotherapy.

 

Dr. Barnard and Chuck also discuss unconfirmed reports that the exotic animal markets in China where the COVID-19 virus is believed to have originated are already reopening after being shut down when the outbreak first began.

 

And Dr. Barnard estimates when the COVID-19 pandemic is expected to peak throughout U.S. More importantly, he and Chuck outline how dramatically a person's health can improve by changing their diet before the peak hits their town.

 

If you would like to submit a question for the doctor please tweet @ChuckCarrollWLC or @PCRM using the hashtag #ExamRoomPodcast.

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Apr 01, 2020
Diabetes & Coronavirus: Why The Risk Is Higher & Foods That Help
01:13:03

For people with diabetes the risk of becoming gravely ill if infected by the coronavirus is far higher than nearly everyone else.

 

But there are certain foods and steps they can take to help mitigate the threat and stay healthy during the global pandemic. On this episode of The Exam Room™ podcast, “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll is joined by Dr. Cyrus Khambatta to learn about the ways diabetics can boost their immune system to help fight the coronavirus.

 

Dr. Khambatta, who lives with type 1 diabetes, outlines the specific immune boosting foods and how their nutrients can be beneficial. He also details the different forms of immunity.

 

According to Khambatta, cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli and cauliflower along with green leafy vegetables can pack an immune boosting punch.

 

Dr. Jia Xu also checks in from Beijing for another update on how life is progressing in the country that had been the epicenter for the coronavirus outbreak. He shares with Chuck some of the strategies being implemented as thousands return to work following weeks of sheltering in place.

 

If you would like to submit a question for the doctor please tweet @ChuckCarrollWLC or @PCRM using the hashtag #ExamRoomPodcast.

 

Schedule a telemedicine appointment with doctors and dietitians at Barnard Medical Center. Available to residents of the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, Missouri, California, New York and Massachusetts.

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Chuck Carroll

Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC

IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC

Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook

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Dr. Cyrus Khambatta

Twitter: @CyrusKPhD

IG: @masteringdiabetes

Website: http://bit.ly/masterdib

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Mastering Diabetes Book

Order: https://amzn.to/2Pm6g5y

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Physicians Committee

Twitter: @PCRM

IG: @PhysiciansCommittee

Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/PCRMFacebook

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Barnard Medical Center Telemedicine

Schedule Appointment: https://bit.ly/BMCtelemed

Phone: 202-527-7500

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Coronavirus Resources

PCRM: https://bit.ly/PCRMcovid

CDC: https://bit.ly/33DXgyF

WHO: https://bit.ly/33BSeTo

COVID-19 Global Map: https://bit.ly/CVID19map

 

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Mar 27, 2020
Asthma & Coronavirus: How A Plant-Based Diet Could Help
38:57

New research shows eating a plant-based diet can be a highly effective treatment for asthma. The promising findings carry even great significance as the world continues battling the coronavirus pandemic.

 

A person asthma is more than six times as likely to die if infected with coronavirus than someone without any underlying issues.

 

With that in mind, “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll is joined by Dr. Neal Barnard and Dr. Hana Kahleova to discuss their review examining what happens when someone with asthma bulks up on fruits and vegetables and gives up fast food and the Standard American Diet.

 

Find out the best foods to fight asthma and the ones that can make the condition worse.

 

This conversation gives hope to the more than 235 million people worldwide living with asthma and could make a dramatic difference if they become infected with COVID-19.

 

Note: Please excuse the low audio levels during portions of the interview.

 

If you would like to submit a question for the doctor please tweet @ChuckCarrollWLC or @PCRM using the hashtag #ExamRoomPodcast.

 

Schedule a telemedicine appointment with doctors and dietitians at Barnard Medical Center. Available to residents of the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, Missouri, New York and Massachusetts.

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Chuck Carroll

Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC

IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC

Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook

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Dr. Neal Barnard

Twitter: @DrNealBarnard

IG: @DrNealBarnard

Facebook: http://bit.ly/DrBarnardFB

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Physicians Committee

Twitter: @PCRM

IG: @PhysiciansCommittee

Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/PCRMFacebook

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Asthma Research

The role of nutrition in asthma prevention and treatment: https://bit.ly/39eJpjK

 

Role of viruses in asthma: https://bit.ly/3btkVVr

 

Garlic: https://bit.ly/3bpA8Xr

Resveratrol: https://bit.ly/3ao0nxy

Ginger: https://bit.ly/2QKmjLf

 

Sleep Habits and Susceptibility to the Common Cold: https://bit.ly/33HXm8s

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Barnard Medical Center Telemedicine

Schedule Appointment: https://bit.ly/BMCtelemed

Phone: 202-527-7500

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Coronavirus Resources

PCRM: https://bit.ly/PCRMcovid

CDC: https://bit.ly/33DXgyF

WHO: https://bit.ly/33BSeTo

COVID-19 Global Map: https://bit.ly/CVID19map

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Mar 25, 2020
COVID-19: Q&A with Dr. Neal Barnard - Fact vs Fiction
39:51

We are learning more about the coronavirus each day, but deciphering fact from fiction can be difficult. As the global pandemic continues, the internet is exploding with alleged cures and protections from the virus at a time when we so desperately want them. There are claims that certain foods will make a person immune from COVID-19 and that medicines such as ibuprofen can put an already infected person at greater risk of falling gravely ill.

 

So how do you know what to believe?

 

This episode of The Exam Room™ podcast is dedicated to getting to the truth. “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll is joined Dr. Neal Barnard who answers your questions about the coronavirus.

 

  • What whole foods are best for boosting the immune system?

 

  • What about claims that the keto diet can prevent the virus?

 

  • Is it true that not eating animal products can protect could prevent pandemics like this?

 

  • Are pregnant women more at risk?

 

  • Can you get coronavirus more than once?

 

  • Can you have the virus and not know about it?

 

  • If you become infected by the virus are you certain to become sick or can the body kill it off quickly?

 

If you would like to submit a question for the doctor please tweet @ChuckCarrollWLC or @PCRM using the hashtag #ExamRoomPodcast.

 

Schedule a telemedicine appointment with doctors and dietitians at Barnard Medical Center. Available to residents of the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, Missouri, New York and Massachusetts.

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Chuck Carroll

Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC

IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC

Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook

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Dr. Neal Barnard

Twitter: @DrNealBarnard

IG: @DrNealBarnard

Facebook: http://bit.ly/DrBarnardFB

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Physicians Committee

Twitter: @PCRM

IG: @PhysiciansCommittee

Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/PCRMFacebook

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Barnard Medical Center Telemedicine

Schedule Appointment: https://bit.ly/BMCtelemed

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Resources

PCRM: https://bit.ly/PCRMcovid

CDC: https://bit.ly/33DXgyF

WHO: https://bit.ly/33BSeTo

COVID-19 Global Map: https://bit.ly/CVID19map

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Mar 23, 2020
Coronavirus: Immune Boosting Foods & Good News From China
52:31

What foods should we be eating to boost our immune system during the COVID-19 pandemic?

 

That what we explore on this episode of The Exam Room™ podcast as “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll is joined Dr. Jasmol Sardana. The pair discuss the vitamins and nutrients that are critical to building a healthy immune system and will tell you about additional steps you can take to help fight the virus.

 

Then there is good news from China where the coronavirus originated!

 

Dr. Jia Xu joins Chuck and reveals that life is returning to normal following weeks of quarantine and isolation. Restaurants and businesses are reopening as people begin emerging from their homes. Hopefully this is a sign of what is to come for those of use living in areas where the number of cases is still surging.

 

Plus, Jia details the steps that have been taken in China to address exotic meat markets which are believed to be ground zero for COVID-19. From his perspective, it appears that officials are learning from mistakes made in the past that may have prevented this deadly global outbreak.

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Chuck Carroll

Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC

IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC

Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook

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Dr. Jasmol Sardana

IG: @drjasmol

Watch Facebook Interview: http://bit.ly/33qisbm

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Physicians Committee

Twitter: @PCRM

IG: @PhysiciansCommittee

Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/PCRMFacebook

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Mar 20, 2020
COVID-19: A Preventable Pandemic?
50:42

The COVID-19 pandemic is turning life upside down. As hundreds of thousands fall ill, billions of others are now stricken with fear and wondering whether they will be next to become infected. As life grinds to a halt worldwide the entire situation is surreal.

Did it have to be this way?

On this episode of The Exam Room™ podcast, “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll is joined by Dr. Neal Barnard and Wendy Orent, author of Plague: The Mysterious Past and Terrifying Future of the World’s Most Dangerous Disease and Bio Warrior to explore the missteps that may have prevented the pandemic.

The group discusses the exotic meat markets in China that are believed to be ground zero for the virus. The conditions under which the live animals are kept have turned the markets into breeding grounds for virus transmission.

More alarmingly, Chuck and Wendy delve into the restrictions imposed on the markets following the SARS outbreak nearly 20 years ago and how they likely would have prevented this pandemic from happening. Why were those restrictions lifted? She first wrote about this in an op-ed in the Los Angeles Times and now takes a deeper look on The Exam Room™.

Dr. Barnard then takes the conversation further to explore how poultry farms and meat plants are rife with bacteria that puts all of our health at risk — even vegans.

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Chuck Carroll

Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC

IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC

Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook

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Dr. Neal Barnard

Twitter: @DrNealBarnard

IG: @DrNealBarnard

Facebook: http://bit.ly/DrBarnardFB

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Wendy Orent

Twitter: @WendyOrent

Op-Ed: This new coronavirus was preventable: https://lat.ms/2TZuqFZ

Books

Plague: The Mysterious Past and Terrifying Future of the World’s Most Dangerous Disease: https://amzn.to/33oy67e

Bio Warrior: https://amzn.to/2x3Bs3u

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Physicians Committee

Twitter: @PCRM

IG: @PhysiciansCommittee

Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/PCRMFacebook

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Mar 18, 2020
Doctor’s Mailbag: How One Meal Affects Your Body and More!
01:03:00

Your health and nutrition questions are answered! On this episode of The Exam Room™ podcast, “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll welcomes Dr. Vanita Rahman back to the show to open the doctor’s mailbag!

Among the questions answered:

  • How much can just one meal affect your cholesterol levels?
  • What is the best time of day to eat fruit?
  • Can a plant-based diet help a person diagnosed with multiple autoimmune disorders?
  • What is the best form of B12 to take and how much should we be taking?
  • Are you eating enough calories on a low-fat whole-food plant-based diet?

 

Plus, Chuck is joined by Mark Kennedy, Vice President of Legal Affairs for the Physicians Committee to answer another important question. If processed meat such as bacon and hot dogs is classified by the World Health Organization as class 1 carcinogens, why isn’t it listed on the state of California’s list of known carcinogens? By law, the state is required to maintain “a list of chemicals known to the state to cause cancer or reproductive toxicity.”

Mark is here to talk about a lawsuit filed against the state that would force it to add processed meats to that list!

Book an appointment to visit Dr. Rahman at the Barnard Medical Center in Washington, DC.

Join Chuck, Dr. Neal Barnard and more than a dozen other nutrition experts for the Plant-Based Immersion on May 8-9 at the Grand Hyatt Washington. RSVP today!

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Chuck Carroll

Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC

IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC

Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook

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Physicians Committee

Twitter: @PCRM

IG: @PhysiciansCommittee

Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/PCRMFacebook

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Plant-Based Immersion

May 8-9 – Washington, DC

Register: http://bit.ly/3cHRP60

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Dr. Vanita Rahman

Facebook: http://bit.ly/DrVanitaFB

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Barnard Medical Center

Appointment: http://bit.ly/BMCappt

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Mar 11, 2020
The New Science of Food, Hormones, and Health
37:30

“The healing power of the body is not something you don’t want to take advantage of. No matter what other treatments you need, take advantage of that one.” – Dr. Neal Barnard

Dr. Barnard is absolutely right! The best way that we can take care of our bodies — the very machines that have the power to heal themselves — is to put good clean fuel in the engine. And the best fuel that we have available is healthy food.

On this episode of The Exam Room™ podcast, “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll is joined by Dr. Barnard live in front of a sold out crowd in Washington, DC to talk about the new science of food, hormones, and health. This is the finale of the powerful Your Body In Balance series.

Join Chuck and Dr. Barnard for a deeper look at how the body is able to repair itself and the hormonal connection between diet and conditions such as acne, diabetes, endometriosis, hot flashes that accompany menopause, and many others.

Plus, Dr. Barnard answers questions from the crowd!

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Order Your Body In Balance

https://amzn.to/2ZYYfaU

 

About The Book

http://bit.ly/bodybalancebook

In Your Body in Balance, Dr. Barnard describes how food and hormones play a powerful role in:

- Fertility and menopause: Learn how foods affect the hormones that play a role in fertility, premenstrual syndrome, endometriosis, menstrual cramps, and polycystic ovarian syndrome. Learn how a plant-based diet can help manage menopause and reduce symptoms, including hot flashes.

- Sex-hormone related cancers: Read the science behind how foods affect estrogen and testosterone levels and the roles they play in breast, prostate, and other forms of cancer.

- Balancing the thyroid: Read about the surprising effects of diet on hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism.

- Type 2 diabetes: Learn about how a healthy, plant-based diet can restore insulin function and help manage type 2 diabetes.

- Regulating metabolism: Learn how a plant-based diet can boost metabolic rate and affect how body fat is stored and burned.

 

The book also gives readers practical tips and resources, including answers to frequently asked questions and 65 hormone-balancing recipes developed by Lindsay Nixon.

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Recipes

http://bit.ly/bodybalancebook

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Dr. Barnard Tour Dates

http://bit.ly/booktour2020

— — —

Chuck Carroll

Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC

IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC

Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook

— — —

Dr. Neal Barnard

Twitter: @DrNealBarnard

IG: @DrNealBarnard

Facebook: http://bit.ly/DrBarnardFB

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Physicians Committee

Twitter: @PCRM

IG: @PhysiciansCommittee

Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/PCRMFacebook

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Mar 10, 2020
How To Lower Your Risk of Colon Cancer With Food
01:12:31

Colorectal cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer, and it’s also one of the most preventable.

On this episode of The Exam Room™ podcast, you will learn how and why diet and lifestyle can play such an enormous role in determining whether or not you develop colon cancer. As Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month begins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll is joined by Newport Beach, California-based gastroenterologist Dr. Angie Sadeghi who says we will shed far fewer tears when we stop eating the SAD — Standard American Diet. She also shares why poor diets are leading to an increased number of cases among younger adults.

Dr. Sadeghi and Chuck also compare the number small number of cases related to genetics to the overwhelming majority that are driven by diet and lifestyle.

One of the keys to lowering the risk of colon cancer is to load up on fiber. So, dietician Lee Crosby joins the show to share her list of high fiber foods that everyone should be eating to help stay healthy!

Lee then shares the news that her mom, who lost 100 pounds after adopting a plant-based diet, is now teaching Food For Life classes in the Washington, DC area. Registration is now open!

Find a Food For Life class near you.

 

** High Fiber Foods **

- Split Peas, cooked (1 cup): 16.3g

- Lentils, cooked (1 cup): 15g

- Cannellini Beans, cooked (1 cup): 10g

- Raspberries (1 cup): 8 g

- Blackberries (1 cup): 7.63 g

- Sweet potato (1 cup): 6.6 g

- Broccoli (1 cup): 5.1 g

- Pear (1 whole): 5 g

- Apple (1 medium): 4.37 g

- Blueberries (1 cup): 3.55 g

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Dr. Angie Sadeghi

IG: @angie.sadeghi

Web: https://drangiehealth.com

Phone: 949-404-4444

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6 Steps to Fight Colon Cancer

Read: http://bit.ly/2Tyq7zP

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Mama Crosby’s Food For Life Class

Register: http://bit.ly/38apQbw

— — —

Chuck Carroll

Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC

IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC

Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook

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Lee Crosby

Twitter: @Veggie_Quest

IG: @leeatveggiequest

Web: https://veggie-quest.com

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Physicians Committee

Twitter: @PCRM

IG: @PhysiciansCommittee

Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/PCRMFacebook

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Mar 04, 2020
Breast Cancer and Food: What You Should Know
57:53

Food can play a significant role in determining whether or not a woman will get breast cancer.

It is estimated that more than 250,000 women in the U.S. will be diagnosed with it this year, but on this episode of The Exam Room™ podcast, “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll is joined by Dr. Neal Barnard who will teach you what you need to know to greatly reduce the risk of being one of them. Dr. Barnard will share the science of food, hormones and breast health from his book Your Body In Balance.

You will learn how fat, meat, dairy and other factors can increase the chances of developing breast cancer and the best diet and foods to lower the risk. Plus, you will learn why a woman is more likely to be diagnosed as she gets older and what can be done to improve the odds the diagnosis never comes.

Plus, dietician Lee Crosby shares the breast cancer scare she had at a young age. When doctors first found a lump in her breast she adopted a far healthier diet. For months the mass showed no signs of growth. However, when she returned to eating the standard American diet the next test revealed that the lump had doubled in size.

She and Dr. Barnard share what caused that to happen!

— — —

Order Your Body In Balance

https://amzn.to/2ZYYfaU

About The Book

http://bit.ly/bodybalancebook

In Your Body in Balance, Dr. Barnard describes how food and hormones play a powerful role in:

- Fertility and menopause: Learn how foods affect the hormones that play a role in fertility, premenstrual syndrome, endometriosis, menstrual cramps, and polycystic ovarian syndrome. Learn how a plant-based diet can help manage menopause and reduce symptoms, including hot flashes.

- Sex-hormone related cancers: Read the science behind how foods affect estrogen and testosterone levels and the roles they play in breast, prostate, and other forms of cancer.

- Balancing the thyroid: Read about the surprising effects of diet on hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism.

- Type 2 diabetes: Learn about how a healthy, plant-based diet can restore insulin function and help manage type 2 diabetes.

- Regulating metabolism: Learn how a plant-based diet can boost metabolic rate and affect how body fat is stored and burned.

The book also gives readers practical tips and resources, including answers to frequently asked questions and 65 hormone-balancing recipes developed by Lindsay Nixon.

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Recipes

http://bit.ly/bodybalancebook

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Dr. Barnard Tour Dates

http://bit.ly/booktour2020

— — —

Chuck Carroll

Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC

IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC

Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook

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Dr. Neal Barnard

Twitter: @DrNealBarnard

IG: @DrNealBarnard

Facebook: http://bit.ly/DrBarnardFB

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Lee Crosby

Twitter: @Veggie_Quest

IG: @leeatveggiequest

Web: https://veggie-quest.com

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Physicians Committee

Twitter: @PCRM

IG: @PhysiciansCommittee

Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/PCRMFacebook

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Mar 03, 2020
Reversing Diabetes Q&A with Dr. Cyrus Khambatta and Robby Barbaro
01:00:31

One of the treatments for diabetes is food. It is possible to reverse and eliminate diabetes by changing your diet.

On this episode of The Exam Room™ podcast, “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll is joined by Dr. Cyrus Khambatta and Robby Barbaro, authors of the new book, Mastering Diabetes.

The pair answer your questions in a wide-ranging discussion about the disease that affects millions of people. One out of every 10 people in the U.S. have diabetes while a staggering one out of three are prediabetic. The burden this places on the healthcare system is enormous with a whopping $327 billion dollars spent in 2017. And that number is expected to skyrocket to $500 billion over the next decade.

According to Khambatta and Barbaro, many of those cases are completely preventable and reversable by the adoption of a plant-based diet. That is what they’re on the show to discuss with Chuck!

Among the questions answered:

 

  • At what point do you start reducing insulin if you are a type 2 diabetic on a whole-food plant-based diet?

 

  • Is it possible to have a normal A1C , but still have diabetes?

 

  • When your culture is all about partying and bad food is everywhere, how can you make good decisions?

 

  • Can steroids such as Prednisone cause diabetes?

 

  • How does diabetes affect Alzheimer’s disease?

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Mastering Diabetes Book

Order: https://amzn.to/2Pm6g5y

— — —

Chuck Carroll

Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC

IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC

Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook

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Physicians Committee

Twitter: @PCRM

IG: @PhysiciansCommittee

Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/PCRMFacebook

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Dr. Cyrus Khambatta

Twitter: @CyrusKPhD

IG: @mangomannutrition

Website: http://bit.ly/masterdib

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Robby Barbaro, MPH

Twitter: @masteringdib

IG: @mindfuldiabeticrobby

Facebook: http://bit.ly/masterdibFB

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Feb 26, 2020
Overcoming PCOS with Dr. Neal Barnard
01:03:04

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome is one of the leading causes of infertility among women. Many of the up to five million women living with PCOS in the United States face the difficult question, “will I ever be able to get pregnant?”

On this episode of The Exam Room podcast, “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll explores the best diet and foods for women with PCOS as he’s joined by Dr. Neal Barnard. Dr. Barnard shares the nutrition science behind food and the hormones associated with the condition. Plus, he discusses how making changes to the diet can help the condition and improve the chances of a woman becoming pregnant.

Plus, Chuck is joined by Alison Tierney who overcame PCOS by making two big changes to her diet that are almost unheard of in her native Wisconsin. The woman from the land of cheese stopped eating meat and dairy!

She and her husband had been trying in vain to have a child, but were having no success. It wasn’t long after ditching cheese and meat that Alison found out she was expecting their first child!

Chuck also welcomes “The Happy Herbivore” Lindsay Nixon back to the show for another delicious recipe from the Your Body In Balance book — Moroccan pizza!  

— — —

Order The Book

https://amzn.to/2ZYYfaU

About The Book

http://bit.ly/bodybalancebook

In Your Body in Balance, Dr. Barnard describes how food and hormones play a powerful role in:

- Fertility and menopause: Learn how foods affect the hormones that play a role in fertility, premenstrual syndrome, endometriosis, menstrual cramps, and polycystic ovarian syndrome. Learn how a plant-based diet can help manage menopause and reduce symptoms, including hot flashes.

- Sex-hormone related cancers: Read the science behind how foods affect estrogen and testosterone levels and the roles they play in breast, prostate, and other forms of cancer.

- Balancing the thyroid: Read about the surprising effects of diet on hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism.

- Type 2 diabetes: Learn about how a healthy, plant-based diet can restore insulin function and help manage type 2 diabetes.

- Regulating metabolism: Learn how a plant-based diet can boost metabolic rate and affect how body fat is stored and burned.

The book also gives readers practical tips and resources, including answers to frequently asked questions.

— — —

Recipes

http://bit.ly/bodybalancebook

— — —

Dr. Barnard Tour Dates

http://bit.ly/booktour2020

— — —

Chuck Carroll

Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC

IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC

Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook

— — —

Dr. Neal Barnard

Twitter: @DrNealBarnard

IG: @DrNealBarnard

Facebook: http://bit.ly/DrBarnardFB

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Physicians Committee

Twitter: @PCRM

IG: @PhysiciansCommittee

Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/PCRMFacebook

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Alison Tierney

IG: @wholesomellc

Facebook: http://bit.ly/wholesomellc

Web: https://wholesomellc.com

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Lindsay Nixon

Twitter: @happyherbivore

IG: @happyherbivore

Facebook: http://bit.ly/HappyHerbivoreFB

Web: http://bit.ly/HappyHerbivoreCom

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Feb 25, 2020
Getting 10,000 Black Women To Go Vegan
01:31:54

More than half of all African-American women are obese, according to the CDC. And the solution to stop the unhealthy epidemic is a plant-based diet, according to “The Ageless Vegan” Tracye McQuirter.

The public health nutritionist joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll to discuss her efforts to inspire the community to get healthy through the 10,000 Black Vegan Women campaign which helps women modify their eating habits.

The pair also discuss social injustices of food in underprivileged communities and why there can be significant disparities in life expectancy even among people who live only blocks apart.

Chuck is then joined by Washington Post columnist, Courtland Milloy, who shares his remarkable story of change.

For his entire life he swore off broccoli. He hated it. Couldn’t stand it. Wanted nothing to do with it. His disdain was so great that he even dedicated ink to it in his column.

The problem for Courtland was that the ex-communication of cruciferous vegetables — and many others — was taking a toll on his health. At one time he could barely lift his leg into the car and walked as though he was nearing his 80th birthday. In reality, that particular milestone was still decades away.

Fast forward to today, where Courtland has adopted a plant-based diet and people half his age are having trouble keeping up! He’s chronicled his journey to health in his column and now he’s sharing it on The Exam Room along with his health Sherpa, Gwyn Whittaker!

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Chuck Carroll

Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC

IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC

Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook

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Tracye McQuirter

10,000 Black Vegan Women: http://bit.ly/10kbvw

"The Ageless Vegans" Exam Room Interview: https://apple.co/2woN7JG

Twitter: @byanygreens

IG: @byanygreens

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Courtland Milloy

Twitter: @ctmilloy

Facebook: http://bit.ly/milloyfb

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Courtland’s Columns

We may not like our veggies. But with rollbacks to health care, they’ve never been more important: https://wapo.st/3bQUaeD

My mom was right: Eat your broccoli: https://wapo.st/2HA0Pfl

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Physicians Committee

Twitter: @PCRM

IG: @PhysiciansCommittee

Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/PCRMFacebook

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Feb 19, 2020
Foods That Help Hot Flashes & Cramps | Your Body In Balance
01:23:28

It is possible to find relief for hot flashes and menstrual cramps by making simple changes to your diet.

On this episode of The Exam Room Podcast, two women who were pushed to the limit share how they were able to overcome severe hot flashes and unbearable menstrual cramping with food. Plus, “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll is joined by Dr. Neal Barnard who explains why certain foods can trigger these conditions and how the hormones that cause them can be tamed at the dinner table.

Ann Friday felt like a prisoner in her heavily layered police uniform when hot flashes would strike. Underneath layers of clothing and a thick bullet proof vest she roasted as the sweltering heat became trapped on her body with no way of escape. She would lose sleep as hot flashes indiscriminately flared up in the middle of the night. The rude awakening jeopardized her focus on the street, presenting a potentially dangerous situation. Having tried everything, she finally found a way to cool off and calm the hot flashes by making one big change.

Lindsay Nixon would be doubled over in crippling pain every month when. The cramps were so severe that she was unable to leave her home. Often she begged her roommate to stand on her belly or would fold herself over the back of the couch thinking that the pressure would bring relief. She also began taking prescription pain killers and considered having a hysterectomy at a young age. The decision would have taken away her ability to have children, but all she could think about was putting an end to her agony. Finally, she found that food was the answer. Today she is living pain free and famously known as The Happy Herbivore.

Lindsay also created the recipes from Dr. Barnard's book Your Body In Balance! She and Chuck go over her amazing recipe for Mediterranean Croquettes and Bayou Quinoa from Day 2 of the book's 14-day menu.

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Order The Book

https://amzn.to/2ZYYfaU

 

About The Book

http://bit.ly/bodybalancebook

 

In Your Body in Balance, Dr. Barnard describes how food and hormones play a powerful role in:

 

- Fertility and menopause: Learn how foods affect the hormones that play a role in fertility, premenstrual syndrome, endometriosis, menstrual cramps, and polycystic ovarian syndrome. Learn how a plant-based diet can help manage menopause and reduce symptoms, including hot flashes.

- Sex-hormone related cancers: Read the science behind how foods affect estrogen and testosterone levels and the roles they play in breast, prostate, and other forms of cancer.

- Balancing the thyroid: Read about the surprising effects of diet on hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism.

- Type 2 diabetes: Learn about how a healthy, plant-based diet can restore insulin function and help manage type 2 diabetes.

- Regulating metabolism: Learn how a plant-based diet can boost metabolic rate and affect how body fat is stored and burned.

 

The book also gives readers practical tips and resources, including answers to frequently asked questions and 65 hormone-balancing recipes developed by Lindsay Nixon.

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Recipes

http://bit.ly/bodybalancebook

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Dr. Barnard Tour Dates

http://bit.ly/booktour2020

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Chuck Carroll

Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC

IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC

Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook

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Facebook: http://bit.ly/DrBarnardFB

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Lindsay Nixon

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Web: http://bit.ly/HappyHerbivoreCom

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Feb 18, 2020
Foods To Help Erectile Dysfunction with Dr. Neal Barnard
37:17

Erectile dysfunction is a drag! Millions of men are struggling to keep up with their manhood and that's leading to a whole host of problems — not just in the bedroom either.

Most will turn the little blue pill for relief, but the reality is they'd be better off choosing vegetables over Viagra!

On this episode of The Exam Room podcast, “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll is joined by Dr. Neal Barnard who shares how better food can lead to better function in bed.

The pair also discuss a petition to the FDA that would require impotence drug manufacturers to put a warning label on pill bottles alerting consumers that erectile dysfunction is often the first sign of heart disease and diabetes. A change in diet can help in that department too!

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FDA Petition

http://bit.ly/2vvbuFj

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Dr. Barnard Tour Dates

http://bit.ly/booktour2020

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Chuck Carroll

Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC

IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC

Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook

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Dr. Neal Barnard

Twitter: @DrNealBarnard

IG: @DrNealBarnard

Facebook: http://bit.ly/DrBarnardFB

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Feb 13, 2020
Healthy Foods To Help Depression | Your Body In Balance
43:15

The foods you are eating play a big role in how you feel both physically and emotionally. We are going to explore the best foods to eat to help depression and learn about the foods that can leave you feeling down in the dumps.

“The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll and Dr. Neal Barnard are joined by Kim Diez who experienced first-hand the connection between food and mood. Kim tried seemingly everything but nothing, including medication, was able to bring her out of the dark place she resided mentally. At one point she even contemplated death.

But when she finally adjusted her diet, the crippling depression that had been controlling her life finally went away.

Dr. Barnard explains the science of how food can affect hormones and mental health. He also reveals the foods that can trigger depression.

Chuck also shares his own experiences with depression and how his mental state improved once he stopped eating a high-fat diet.

Plus, Lindsay Nixon shares a recipe for breakfast tacos that is sure to brighten anyone’s day! It’s the first dish on the daily menu from Dr. Barnard’s book Your Body In Balance.

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Order The Book

https://amzn.to/2ZYYfaU

 

About The Book

http://bit.ly/bodybalancebook

 

In Your Body in Balance, Dr. Barnard describes how food and hormones play a powerful role in:

- Fertility and menopause: Learn how foods affect the hormones that play a role in fertility, premenstrual syndrome, endometriosis, menstrual cramps, and polycystic ovarian syndrome. Learn how a plant-based diet can help manage menopause and reduce symptoms, including hot flashes.

- Sex-hormone related cancers: Read the science behind how foods affect estrogen and testosterone levels and the roles they play in breast, prostate, and other forms of cancer.

- Balancing the thyroid: Read about the surprising effects of diet on hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism.

- Type 2 diabetes: Learn about how a healthy, plant-based diet can restore insulin function and help manage type 2 diabetes.

- Regulating metabolism: Learn how a plant-based diet can boost metabolic rate and affect how body fat is stored and burned.

The book also gives readers practical tips and resources, including answers to frequently asked questions and 65 hormone-balancing recipes developed by Lindsay Nixon.

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Recipes

http://bit.ly/bodybalancebook

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Dr. Barnard Tour Dates

http://bit.ly/booktour2020

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Chuck Carroll

Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC

IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC

Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook

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Dr. Neal Barnard

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Facebook: http://bit.ly/DrBarnardFB

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Feb 11, 2020
Does The Keto Diet Cause Diabetes?
59:57

Does the popular Keto Diet cause diabetes?

We’re going to answer that question by diving into what research shows on this episode of The Exam Room™ podcast!

“The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll is joined by Dr. Hana Kahleova who has studied the link between the Keto Diet and diabetes. She says that it’s time to rethink sugar and carbohydrates as the culprits behind diabetes and instead look at the other foods on your plate, including meat and dairy. In fact, she cites a long-term study that finds following a low-carb diet for 10 years or more significantly increases the risk of becoming diabetic.

Dr. Kahleova and Chuck explore the three major nutritional problems that are causing people to live sicker and die younger. It turns out that the three are directly to related to the carbohydrate-restricted Keto Diet.

Chuck then explores the plant-based scene in England with a little help from Emma Humfrey. Interest in healthy eating is leading to a boom in options for plant-based eaters it seems! Emma, a paramedic by day and yoga master by night, also shares her own journey to a plant-based diet and how she's teaching her yoga students about nutrition with homemade healthy plant-based treats!

Emma’s mom, who was skeptical of her diet at first, has now even opened her own plant-based eatery after seeing her daughter thrive!

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Chuck Carroll

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IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC

Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook

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Emma Humfrey

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Feb 05, 2020
Can Endometriosis Be Controlled By Diet? | Your Body In Balance
56:33

Can endometriosis be treated by changing your diet?

In the fourth episode of the special “Your Body In Balance” series, you’ll hear from Katherine Lawrence Ireland whose surgeon stopped a hysterectomy mid-procedure after discovering that her endometriosis had improved so dramatically that it had practically vanished. Doctors called it a miracle, but Katherine believed it was because she changed her diet weeks earlier.

So how could this have happened? Was it really the new foods that she had been eating that caused her endometriosis to improve?

“The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll welcomes Dr. Neal Barnard to the show get the answers. Dr. Barnard explains the nutrition science of why that “miracle” occurred in the operating room. He also details how a diet that is heavy on meat and dairy, but light on fruits and vegetables, can cause hormonal issues and fuel endometriosis.

It was a condition that nearly robbed Katherine of the opportunity to have children. Today, she is the proud mom of three boys!

Katherine has also devoted her life to helping others leading healthier lives as well. She is the founder of Food Saved Me where she imparts her wisdom and knowledge though a series of classes in the Dallas, Texas area.   

Her story is just one of the many amazing transformations featured in Dr. Barnard’s new book, Your Body In Balance.

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Order The Book

https://amzn.to/2ZYYfaU

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About The Book

http://bit.ly/bodybalancebook

In Your Body in Balance, Dr. Barnard describes how food and hormones play a powerful role in:

- Fertility and menopause: Learn how foods affect the hormones that play a role in fertility, premenstrual syndrome, endometriosis, menstrual cramps, and polycystic ovarian syndrome. Learn how a plant-based diet can help manage menopause and reduce symptoms, including hot flashes.

- Sex-hormone related cancers: Read the science behind how foods affect estrogen and testosterone levels and the roles they play in breast, prostate, and other forms of cancer.

- Balancing the thyroid: Read about the surprising effects of diet on hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism.

- Type 2 diabetes: Learn about how a healthy, plant-based diet can restore insulin function and help manage type 2 diabetes.

- Regulating metabolism: Learn how a plant-based diet can boost metabolic rate and affect how body fat is stored and burned.

The book also gives readers practical tips and resources, including answers to frequently asked questions and 65 hormone-balancing recipes developed by Lindsay Nixon.

Dr. Barnard Tour Dates

http://bit.ly/booktour2020

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Chuck Carroll

Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC

IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC

Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook

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Dr. Neal Barnard

Twitter: @DrNealBarnard

IG: @DrNealBarnard

Facebook: http://bit.ly/DrBarnardFB

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Physicians Committee

Twitter: @PCRM

IG: @PhysiciansCommittee

Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/PCRMFacebook

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Katherine Lawrence

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Feb 04, 2020
Debunking ‘Bro Science’: Vegan Athletes, Myths & Facts
01:09:04

This episode of The Exam Room™ podcast is all about debunking the “bro science” that is spread in gyms and locker rooms worldwide. An increasing amount of science shows that athletes are actually able to perform as well — if not better — when eating a plant based diet!

Of course that idea is counter to the low-carb, meat-heavy diets that the majority of athletes have been taught to swear by. The idea of going without beef and chicken is mind-boggling for most competitors. Yet, research shows the only thing mind-boggling is why anyone would still be turning to meat in hopes of becoming an All-Star.

When the Super Bowl kicks off millions of people will be tuning in to see the Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers clash on the gridiron with an NFL Championship on the line. And many of those watching might be a little vegan curious thanks to the release of The Game Changers documentary.

The number of players in the NFL who are turning to a plant-based diet to gain an edge is rising. For Chiefs star safety Tyrann Mathieu the decision is paying off handsomely. He recorded the second-highest interception total of his career this season and earned first-team All-Pro honors. But it’s not just his on-field performance that’s getting a lift. His accolades earned him a lucrative multi-million dollar contract last off-season. And now he’s playing for a championship!

But what is it about plants that is so attractive to these gargantuan athletes? That’s what we’re going to find out on this episode.

“The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll is joined Barnard Medical Center director Dr. Jim Loomis who was featured in the smash hit documentary The Game Changers. He also is a former team physician for both an NFL team and Major League Baseball club. Now, Dr. Loomis is fueling his practice exclusively on plants and delving into the science that’s giving players like Mathieu a leg up on the competition!

Why is it that they’re able to recover faster? Do plants actually make you run faster? Can they still perform at elite levels? And can the common athlete and weekend warriors benefit as well? Dr. Loomis has the answers.

Plus, Audrey Dunham joins the show with some amazing plant-based recipes just in time for kickoff. She has some amazing options that will score a touchdown for your taste buds!

Audrey’s Big Game Menu

  • Cauliflower Buffalo Wings
  • Pumpkin Chili
  • Cornbread Muffins

Not to mention her line of vegan cookies at Peanuts Bake Shop!

 

Chuck Carroll

Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC

IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC

Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook

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Dr. Jim Loomis

IG: @jfloomismd

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Audrey Dunham

IG: @AudreyEDunham

Website: https://www.audreydunham.com

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Cauliflower Buffalo Wings

Recipe: http://bit.ly/3aS4PoE

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Pumpkin Chili

Recipe: http://bit.ly/2O6uOiw

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Cornbread Muffins

Recipe: http://bit.ly/38QwMeX

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Peanuts Bake Shop

Shop (US): http://bit.ly/peanutsshop

Shop (International): http://bit.ly/peanutsshop2

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Jan 29, 2020
How To Beat Diabetes By Changing Your Diet: Your Body In Balance
01:17:25

The doctor told him that he would need to be on insulin to treat diabetes for the rest of his life. But he told the doctor that wouldn’t work for him. Soon thereafter Bob Blackburn became the first patient the doctor had ever seen to reverse a diabetes diagnosis.

The idea of ditching meat and dairy was once unfathomable to the former Marine and professional wrestler. For decades his diet consisted of fast food, junk food, and high-fat foods. In fact, while traveling he would plan his routes around his favorite high-calorie restaurants.

But an inner health warrior was awoken inside Bob when his doctor informed him that he had diabetes. From then on, the unfathomable plant-based diet became the only diet he was interested in. 

On this third installment of the “Your Body In Balance” series with Dr. Neal Barnard and “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll, Bob shares his remarkable journey—one filled with a lifetime of adventure, learning, and inspiration.

Dr. Barnard also sits down with Chuck to explore the connection between diabetes and hormones and why a dietary change can be just what the doctor ordered.

Bob’s story is just one of the many featured in Dr. Barnard’s new book, Your Body In Balance, which will be released on Feb. 4.

 

Order The Book

https://amzn.to/2ZYYfaU

About The Book

http://bit.ly/bodybalancebook

In Your Body in Balance, Dr. Barnard describes how food and hormones play a powerful role in:

- Fertility and menopause: Learn how foods affect the hormones that play a role in fertility, premenstrual syndrome, endometriosis, menstrual cramps, and polycystic ovarian syndrome. Learn how a plant-based diet can help manage menopause and reduce symptoms, including hot flashes.

- Sex-hormone related cancers: Read the science behind how foods affect estrogen and testosterone levels and the roles they play in breast, prostate, and other forms of cancer.

- Balancing the thyroid: Read about the surprising effects of diet on hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism.

- Type 2 diabetes: Learn about how a healthy, plant-based diet can restore insulin function and help manage type 2 diabetes.

- Regulating metabolism: Learn how a plant-based diet can boost metabolic rate and affect how body fat is stored and burned.

The book also gives readers practical tips and resources, including answers to frequently asked questions and 65 hormone-balancing recipes developed by Lindsay Nixon.

Dr. Barnard Tour Dates

http://bit.ly/booktour2020

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Live Podcast with Dr. Barnard and Chuck

Washington, DC – Busboys & Poets

Feb. 7, 2019 – 7-9pm

RSVP: http://bit.ly/2FOoVlF

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Chuck Carroll

Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC

IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC

Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook

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Dr. Neal Barnard

Twitter: @DrNealBarnard

IG: @DRNealBarnard

Facebook: http://bit.ly/DrBarnardFB

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Bob Blackburn

Twitter: @bobblackburn

Facebook: http://bit.ly/diabeticwarrior

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Jan 28, 2020
Doctor's Mailbag: Juicing vs. Smoothies, Eating For Your Age and More!
01:11:38

The doctor is in and she’s answering your questions! On this episode of The Exam Room podcast, “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll welcomes Dr. Vanita Rahman to the show for a wide ranging nutrition question and answer session as we open the doctor’s mailbag!

Among the questions answered:

  • How much fiber is lost in the juicing process compared to making a smoothie?
  • Is it possible that it becomes impossible to lose weight when we get older no matter how clean we eat?
  • How should we change our diet to accommodate our aging bodies in our 60’s and beyond?
  • Why wouldn’t high cholesterol levels improve when eating a plant-based diet?
  • Why would a person gain weight after eating a plant-based diet for years?
  • How can a medical professional incorporate plant-based eating and preventative nutrition into their practice?
  • What are low-fat alternatives to the Beyond Burger?

Also, Chuck is joined by Shivani Sathasivam who is leading the way for healthier eating in the Middle East at just 23 years old. She adopted a plant-based diet after enduring unrelenting pain in her knee throughout her teenage years due to a severe injury.

Doctors told Shivani that she would require knee replacement surgery, but after modifying her diet the pain subsided greatly and the surgery was put on hold. Now she’s running full steam ahead pain-free as the leader of Plant-Based Bahrain!

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Live Show In Washington, DC

Join Chuck and Dr. Barnard at Busboys and Poets in Washington, DC on Friday, February 7 for a live podcast taping! They’ll be speaking about Dr. Barnard’s new book, Your Body In Balance, which takes a deep look at the link between hormones and health.

RSVP: http://bit.ly/2FOoVlF

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Chuck Carroll

Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC

IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC

Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook

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Physicians Committee

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Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/PCRMFacebook

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Shivani Sathasivam

IG: @plantbasedbh

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Jan 22, 2020
Thyroids and Nutrition: Your Body In Balance
01:32:39

The connection between thyroid health and diet is becoming increasingly clear.

In the second part of the “Your Body In Balance” series with Dr. Neal Barnard and “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll, the pair explore the research available on thyroid function and nutrition.

Dr. Barnard delves into the differences between hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism and the foods to avoid for each condition. He also tackles the effect dietary change can have on Hashimoto’s and Graves’ disease.

Then, Chuck is joined by three people from all different walks of life who overcame their thyroid issues and are featured in the Your Body In Balance book.

Dr. Mike Cowan is a neurosurgeon who enjoyed staying active and competing in sports. Mike thought that he was a pillar of health until one day his bloodwork showed an underperforming thyroid.

Wendy Sax is a film producer who began gaining weight unexpectedly and noticed that her hair was turning brittle. She experienced dramatic mood swings that often left her with feelings of deep depression while also feeling surges of restless energy. It wasn’t long before doctors diagnosed her with a hyperthyroid.

Jeanne Schumacher is a chemistry teacher who also began packing on pounds, but instead of having a jolt of energy, she felt sluggish and was sick all the time. She had become a frequent flyer in the doctor’s office. Her turning point came when she was rushed to the hospital with a 105-degree fever and sky-high blood pressure.

Although they lead much different lives, they do have one thing in common, each are now living vibrantly and healthfully following a closer examination of the foods they were eating.

Their stories of transformation are amazing!

Their stories are just a few of the many featured in Dr. Barnard’s new book, Your Body In Balance, which will be released on February 4.

Order The Book

https://amzn.to/2ZYYfaU

 

About The Book

http://bit.ly/bodybalancebook

In Your Body in Balance, Dr. Barnard describes how food and hormones play a powerful role in:

- Fertility and menopause: Learn how foods affect the hormones that play a role in fertility, premenstrual syndrome, endometriosis, menstrual cramps, and polycystic ovarian syndrome. Learn how a plant-based diet can help manage menopause and reduce symptoms, including hot flashes.

- Sex-hormone related cancers: Read the science behind how foods affect estrogen and testosterone levels and the roles they play in breast, prostate, and other forms of cancer.

- Balancing the thyroid: Read about the surprising effects of diet on hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism.

- Type 2 diabetes: Learn about how a healthy, plant-based diet can restore insulin function and help manage type 2 diabetes.

- Regulating metabolism: Learn how a plant-based diet can boost metabolic rate and affect how body fat is stored and burned.

The book also gives readers practical tips and resources, including answers to frequently asked questions and 65 hormone-balancing recipes developed by Lindsay Nixon.

— — —

Dr. Barnard Tour Dates

http://bit.ly/booktour2020

— — —

Chuck Carroll

Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC

IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC

Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook

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Dr. Neal Barnard

Twitter: @DrNealBarnard

IG: @DRNealBarnard

Facebook: http://bit.ly/DrBarnardFB

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Jeanne Schumacher

Twitter: @DrJSchumacher

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Physicians Committee

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Jan 21, 2020
How To Cook Without Eggs
55:11

Eggs are one of the most popular breakfast foods in the world and they’re also in a ton of recipes. So how can you cook without them?!

On this episode of The Exam Room™ podcast you will learn about a number of ways to replace eggs to turn virtually any recipe into a vegan recipe. “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll is joined dietitian Maggie Neola who has a whole list egg substitutes to share! Everything from nuts and seeds to fruits and even potatoes!

Dr. Neal Barnard also joins the show to talk about some scrambled science. He and Chuck delve into a study showing that the egg industry is sweeping unflattering data about the link between eggs and high cholesterol under the rug or misrepresenting it altogether.

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Live Show In Washington, DC

 

Join Chuck and Dr. Barnard at Busboys and Poets in Washington, DC on Friday, February 7 for a live podcast taping! They’ll be speaking about Dr. Barnard’s new book, Your Body In Balance, which takes a deep look at the link between hormones and health.

 

RSVP: http://bit.ly/2FOoVlF

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Chuck Carroll

Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC

IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC

Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook

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Dr. Neal Barnard

Twitter: @DrNealBarnard

Facebook: http://bit.ly/DrBarnardFB

Tour dates: http://bit.ly/booktour2020

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Physicians Committee

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Jan 15, 2020
Healthy Skin, Healthy Hormones: Your Body In Balance
31:26

If you have been struggling with your skin and battling acne and nothing seems to make it go away, the solution could be getting your hormones back in balance!

As we begin our special series “Your Body In Balance” with Dr. Neal Barnard and “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll the pair are joined by twin sisters Nina and Randa Nelson whose struggle with acne led to bouts of depression and took a toll on both the budding entertainers’ careers. During bad flare ups they would shut themselves inside their home and shut out their friends and the outside world. It seemed as though pimples would plague them their entire lives and that all hope was lost. That is until they changed what their diet.

On this episode, Dr. Barnard explains why our hormones are affected by food and how if what we eat causes them to go haywire, the solution to healthier skin might begin at the table.

Their story is just one of many featured in Dr. Barnard’s new book, Your Body In Balance which will be released February 4.

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Order The Book

https://amzn.to/2ZYYfaU

— — —

About The Book

http://bit.ly/bodybalancebook

 

In Your Body in Balance, Dr. Barnard describes how food and hormones play a powerful role in:

- Fertility and menopause: Learn how foods affect the hormones that play a role in fertility, premenstrual syndrome, endometriosis, menstrual cramps, and polycystic ovarian syndrome. Learn how a plant-based diet can help manage menopause and reduce symptoms, including hot flashes.

- Sex-hormone related cancers: Read the science behind how foods affect estrogen and testosterone levels and the roles they play in breast, prostate, and other forms of cancer.

- Balancing the thyroid: Read about the surprising effects of diet on hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism.

- Type 2 diabetes: Learn about how a healthy, plant-based diet can restore insulin function and help manage type 2 diabetes.

- Regulating metabolism: Learn how a plant-based diet can boost metabolic rate and affect how body fat is stored and burned.

The book also gives readers practical tips and resources, including answers to frequently asked questions and 65 hormone-balancing recipes developed by Lindsay Nixon.

— — —

Dr. Barnard Tour Dates

http://bit.ly/booktour2020

— — —

Chuck Carroll

Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC

IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC

Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook

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Dr. Neal Barnard

Twitter: @DrNealBarnard

Facebook: http://bit.ly/DrBarnardFB

— — —

Nina & Randa Nelson

IG: @ninanelson / @randanelson

YouTube: http://bit.ly/ninaranda

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Physicians Committee

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Jan 14, 2020
Fighting Cold and Flu with Food!
44:50

The food that you eat plays an enormous role in how strong our immune system is!

Join “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll and Dr. Jasmol Sardana as they examine how to fight a cold and flu with food! Did you know that the average person in the U.S. will catch a cold two to three times every year and tens of millions of others will come down with the flu?

Find out the best foods to eat to help you stay healthy while everyone around you seems to be coughing and sneezing up a storm on this episode!

Beyond food, Chuck and Dr. Jasmol also discuss the vegan flu shot, Flublok. This vaccine uses no eggs during the creation process and is believed to be the best option for those eating a vegan diet. And if you’re wondering why a person would still need a flu shot if they’re eating a healthy diet, Dr. Jasmol sheds light on that too!

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Jan 08, 2020
Everything You Need To Know About Going Vegan with Drs. Michael Greger, Neal Barnard, Jasmol Sardana
01:29:42

Everything you need to know about going vegan you will learn in this show as Drs. Michael Greger, Neal Barnard and Jasmol Sardana join “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll on The Exam Room™!

This jam-packed show will help you make this the healthiest year of your life.

Dr. Greger will share how not to diet! At a time when we’re spending billions of dollars every year to lose weight only to get heavier and heavier, Dr. Greger clues us in on where we’re going wrong as he talks about his new book, How Not To Diet. He gives advice on the best and worst time to eat, why gut bacteria is so important for weight loss, and how eating fewer calories without going hungry can extend your life!

Then, Dr. Sardana joins Chuck for Vegan 101 to answer the basic questions like “how do I get started” and “what steps should I take first?” She also helps us discover our “why” for change, which is almost as important as the how when taking charge of our health.

For the advanced course, Chuck revisits a conversation with Dr. Barnard that shatters myths about vegan diets! These are many of the same falsehoods that have prevented people from making the switch — everything from getting enough nutrients to athletic performance. And once all of that has been put to bed, Dr. Barnard reveals the health benefits of eating a plant-based diet that can make this your healthiest year ever.

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SPECIAL EVENT

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Special offer for Exam Room listeners! Buy one ticket at regular price and receive a link to purchase a second ticket for only $20! This is the perfect way to ring in the new year with a new and healthier you!

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Rochester, MN

Dr. Greger and Chuck will be featured speakers at the Community of Wellness Event on March 19-20 in Rochester, MN!

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Jan 01, 2020
Super Inspiring: The 13-Year-Old Vegan Hero
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Josie is just 13 years old but she’s already saving lives and making the world a better place!

Before the calendar flips to 2020, this super inspiring teen joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll for a special episode of The Exam Room™ to share her astonishing story. The young vegan spotted a cage on the side of the road. On the outside was a sign reading “Free Bacon.” On the inside was a tiny abandoned pig.

Josie knew she didn’t stumble across a meal, she stumbled across a friend whom would soon have a new home and a new name, Franny.

Their story has captured the hearts of thousands and now Josie is working tirelessly to help rescue other animals while spreading awareness of the benefits of a plant-based diet.

Her efforts are similar to the work being done in Michigan where lawmakers are working to outlaw painful experiments on dogs. Chuck is joined by Kristie Sullivan, Vice President of Research Policy at the Physicians Committee, to get an update on our efforts in the state and where things stand with the groundbreaking legislation.

We need your help to continue our work in 2020! From ending animal cruelty to life-saving research for human health to educating thousands of doctors on nutrition, we cannot do this without your support!

Thanks to some very generous members of the Physicians Committee, up to the first $500,000 donated until January 1 will automatically be matched dollar-for-dollar during the December Matching Gift Challenge! That means your generous contribution will automatically be doubled and go twice and far and help twice as much.

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Dec 30, 2019
The 5 Biggest Stories Of 2019
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What a year 2019 has been! Evidence showing the link between disease and diet continues to mount, which means that researchers are more confident than ever that key to leading a long and healthy life begins with the food on our plate.

 

On this very special edition of The Exam Room™ podcast, “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll looks back at the five biggest stories on the show from the past year.

 

5.) The final 365 days of the decade were dominated by questions about the health and complexion of our skin and the foods that help keep us looking young and vibrant. Plant-based dermatologist Dr. Niyati Sharma was kind enough to offer advice on everything from dry skin to wrinkles to acne!

 

4.) 2019 was also the year of the vegan athlete with the release of The Game Changers documentary. Elite athletes in virtually every major sport are now turning to a plant-based diet to get a leg up on their competition. Everyone from tennis phenom Venus Williams to NBA superstar Kyrie Irving and Formula 1 Racing champion Lewis Hamilton are ditching meat and dairy to take their game to the next level. Dr. Jim Loomis, a former team internist in the NFL and Major League Baseball, joined Chuck to explain what their new diets are doing to give their body a big boost!

 

3.) The year also saw renewed scrutiny of dairy. It’s been said for decades that milk does a body good, but newly released studies have shown that its effects are doing far more harm than help. Oncology dietitian Alison Tierney joined the show to present data showing rather than promoting healthy teeth and strong bones, the proteins and fat in dairy are actually promoting cancer!

 

2.) 2019 will soon give way to 2020 and before we know it the calendar will reset to 2021 and then 2022. An undeniable truth is that time marches on and we all grow older. Aging is a natural part of life, but can also be one of the most stressful. Many of us fear memories beginning to fade with time as forgetfulness creeps in and worries of Alzheimer’s disease enter our mind. But Dr. Neal Barnard joined Chuck with powerful research showing that we can give our brains a big boost! All it takes is a willingness to make small changes and eliminate certain foods from our diet and replacing them with major memory enhancing nutrients! Dr. Barnard has the science behind it all!

 

1.) The most popular show of the year focused on a problem that we all will face at some point in our life, food addiction. What is it about certain food that makes it impossible to put the fork down? Why are we compulsively driven to eat even when we’re not hungry? Dr. Barnard returned for a fascinating conversation with Chuck, a recovering food addict himself, to show exactly how our brains are wired to get hooked on high fat and sugary foods. In fact, the addiction can be so strong that the same medication used to treat opioid overdoses can be used to curb chocolate cravings!

 

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Special offer for Exam Room listeners! Buy one ticket at regular price and receive a link to purchase a second ticket for only $20! This is the perfect way to ring in the new year with a new and healthier you!

 

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Dec 24, 2019
Healthy Holiday Tips with Audrey and Jeff Dunham
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This is a jam-packed show with healthy holiday wisdom and a visit from Audrey and Jeff Dunham!

It’s the most wonderful time of year… for gyms to sell memberships, and fad diet “gurus” to cash-in. It’s also a wonderful time for your sweet tooth with cookies and cakes tempting you everywhere you turn.

But it’s not the most wonderful time of year for your scale or your health. Overindulging and putting on weight has become as much of a part of the holidays as opening gifts. But what if there was a way to make holiday treats with less fat and fewer calories?

There is! And many of the plant-based options are so good that even naughty kids who leave them for Santa get bumped to the nice list.

Join “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll and dietitian Lee Crosby as they share healthier holiday secrets and recipes during a live broadcast from the Fruitive Restaurant in Washington, DC! Learn the best plant-based substitutes for eggs and oil, the nutritional benefits of oatmeal cookies, and how to lower cholesterol while still catering to your sweet tooth!

Plus, learn how to deal with social situations at parties and family gatherings from non-vegans and how to plant ahead when you know vegan options will be limited.

You won’t want to miss the recipes for the oatmeal raisin chocolate chip cookies and chocolate lover’s banana bread.

Then, Chuck is joined in Los Angeles by famed comedian Jeff Dunham and his plant-powered cookie creating wife, Audrey. They share how Jeff keeps it plant-based on the road, an unforgettable Thanksgiving experience with the non-vegan side of the family, and the trick to finding healthy vegan options in the last places you’d expect! Plus, Audrey unveils her new cinnamon oatmeal cookies from Peanuts Bake Shop just in time for the holidays. And you’ll hear about Jeff’s adventures taking cookies out of the oven on his tour bus as it barrels down the road at 70 miles per hour.

Lee and Chuck will both be speaking at The Kickstart Intensive on January 10-11 in Washington, DC!

Special offer for Exam Room listeners! Buy one ticket at regular price and receive a link to purchase a second ticket for only $20! This is the perfect way to ring in the new year with a new and healthier you!

 

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Dec 19, 2019
The Doctor Who Survived A Heart Attack And Changed His Life
01:23:34

Dr. Neil Cooper always thought he would have a heart attack. And he ultimately did. But unlike his father he survived. Then he realized that genes were not his destiny and he had the power to control his fate.

Join “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll for one of the most inspirational episodes to date!

Dr. Cooper walks Chuck through his remarkable tale of survival and the 72 hours that changed his diet and his life forever. Now he’s paying forward his good fortune and newfound knowledge with other doctors and patients so they can turn around their own health before it’s too late!

Dr. Vanita Rahman then joins the show to answer your questions as we open The Exam Room mailbag for the first time!

Topics covered:

  • The best time of day to eat fruit
  • Surprising sources of salt in your diet
  • What happens when you reintroduce meat to your diet
  • A deep look at plant-based oils
  • The link between gut health and depression

Dr. Rahman and Chuck will both be speaking at The Kickstart Intensive on January 10-11 in Washington, DC! Join them for the same event that changed Dr. Cooper’s life!

Dr. Rahman is a board-certified internal medicine physician, certified nutritionist, and personal trainer. Visit here at the Barnard Medical Center.

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Dec. 18 at 7pm

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Dec 11, 2019
The Truth About Gluten!
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Gluten-free diets are big business! We are spending billions of dollars each year on everything from gluten-free cereals to snacks to breads and desserts. And these foods often cost more than twice as much as the regular fare! But are we really benefitting from paying extra to eliminate this controversial protein or are we just wrapped up in another food fad?

“The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll is joined by dietician Lee Crosby who has the answers on this episode of The Exam Room™ podcast! Lee shares everything you need to know about gluten: what it is, what foods have it, who should avoid it, the surprisingly small percentage of the population affected by Celiac disease and gluten sensitivity, and why eliminating it from your diet unnecessarily could actually put your health at risk! You’ll also learn about the other proteins in wheat that the body can be sensitive to!

You can visit Lee at the Barnard Medical Center for consultation of your diet.

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Dec 04, 2019
Vegan Thanksgiving For Non-Vegans
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This is how you have a vegan Thanksgiving for non-vegans! To prove that a big plant-based meal can satisfy even the most macho meat eaters, “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll enjoys a feast with Super Bowl winning running back Ricky Ervins and long-time sports writer Rick Snider.

They broke bread together just down the road from the headquarters of Washington’s NFL team and oh what a feast they had! The master chefs at GreenFare Organic Café and Restaurant whipped up all the classics: mashed potatoes, mushroom gravy, stuffing, vegan macaroni and cheese, brightly colored salad, sweet potato pumpkin bars — literally everything but the turkey!

For Rick and Ricky, it was a flavorful touchdown and a heck of an education, one that they may pay forward with their families at their own tables this year!

Chuck also delves into the science of a plant-based Thanksgiving with dietician Susan Levin. How does the body react differently to a big meal without meat compared to one that serves some? How might a vegan meal help keep you in a better mood and prevent little dustups over dinner? And are you less likely to slip into a food coma after you eat a vegan Thanksgiving dinner? Susan has the answers!

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Nov 26, 2019
4 Steps To Beat Diabetes With Dr. Neal Barnard
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Dr. Neal Barnard shares his four steps to beat diabetes as he joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll on The Exam Room!

Dr. Barnard also explains the truth behind diabetes and why fat — not sugar — is the real problem. We also discover the science of genetics and how someone may avoid become diabetic when nearly every other family member is. This can even happen with identical twins!

One out of three adults in the United States are either diabetic or pre-diabetic and many are unaware that they are. So, the tips come just in time!

Former college football star Marc Ramirez is living proof that a plant-based diet and lifestyle changes can send diabetes into remission. His family was ravaged by the diseases and he knew that he didn’t want to go down that same path.

Marc sits down with Chuck to share his inspirational story and detail how he made the change a full 10 years after his initial diagnosis and was able to get off all of his medication. And now he’s transforming the lives of his former teammates!

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Nov 20, 2019
Crushing Crohn’s Disease with a Plant-Based Diet
01:01:52

Could eating a vegan diet be the key to treating Crohn’s Disease? Quite possibly.

On this episode of The Exam Room™ podcast, “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll is joined by Dr. Hana Kahleova who shares a case study of a medical school student who was able to put his Crohn’s Disease into remission by adopting a plant-based diet. Even with traditional medical treatments the student was still struggling until he made dietary adjustments.

Dr. Kahleova and Chuck explore why his case may not be an anomaly and the nutrition science of why eliminating meat and dairy from the diet may the millions of others worldwide living with Crohn’s.

Chuck is also joined by entrepreneur Gregg Rozeboom who was inspired to open a chain of plant-based restaurants that were both healthy and eco-friendly. Gregg simply wanted for there to be a place where he could feel good about the food that was being served. Thus, Fruitive was born.

Gregg’s journey to open Fruitive and adopt a plant-based diet is also part of his own health journey. He suffered from frequent and intense migraine headaches. At the suggestion of his wife, he began logging a food journal. As it turns out, Gregg discovered that the fast food and processed food he had been eating was also triggering these crippling episodes. Without that food in his diet, the migraines have subsided greatly!

Fruitive has five locations in three cities, including Washington, DC, Virginia Beach, and Norfolk, Virginia.

We apologize for the audio quality during the interview with Gregg Rozeboom.

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Nov 13, 2019
Fighting For Dogs: A Drug Company’s Push To End Animal Testing
35:04

A major push is underway to end lab testing on dogs by pharmaceutical companies.

On this bonus episode of The Exam Room™, “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll is joined by Elizabeth Baker, pharmaceutical policy program director for the Physicians Committee, who shares the incredible story of Vanda Pharmaceuticals. The biopharmaceutical company is working to end animal testing even at the expense of their bottom line.

As you’ll hear, Vanda was ordered by the FDA to test a potential new drug for a stomach disorder on dogs. However, the company’s researchers concluded that the study would not be useful and cause unnecessary animal suffering. Vanda then asked FDA not to require the dog study, which would have taken place after the drug was already being tested in humans.

But the FDA pushed back and barred Vanda from continuing with any further trials. Now, Vanda is fighting back!

Baker also discusses the modern non-animal testing methods that are faster and more cost-effective in bringing drugs to market.

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Nov 07, 2019
Promising New Research: Rheumatoid Arthritis and Plant-Based Diets
01:11:35

Doctors may soon be prescribing plants instead of pills to treat arthritis.

On this episode of The Exam Room™, “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll is joined by Dr. Hana Kahleova to discuss why people with rheumatoid arthritis are turning to a vegan diet. Her team of researchers examined scores of studies on the topic and published a review showing very promising results. In fact, Dr. Kahleova says that there have been cases where patients have completely reversed RA after adopting a plant-based diet!

That’s sweet relief for the millions living with the disorder who have painfully inflamed and in many cases crippled joints.

Chuck is also joined by Melissa Sherlock who is a mover and shaker in a town made famous by its steak. She’s finding that her meat heavy town also has big appetite for plants!

She’s changing lives and changing minds one class at a time as a Food For Life instructor even when lifelong meat eaters come in vowing not to change. Through nutrition science, recipes, and a healthy dose of fun, Melissa is showing that beef is not what’s for dinner!

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Nov 06, 2019
How Orange Foods Fight Cancer
01:15:04

Beta-carotene is a cancer-fighting heavyweight! So, to honor this powerhouse nutrient we’re re-thinking pink. In fact, we’re changing our colors altogether to conclude our series on breast cancer. Because on this episode of The Exam Room™ orange is the new pink!

“The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll sits down with dietician Susan Levin who explains how the same nutrient that gives orange foods their color also helps hunt cancer cells in the body. Susan, who is director of nutrition education for the Physicians Committee, also reveals the foods with the most beta-carotene that you should be putting on your plate.

Chuck is then joined by Jessie Davidson who was diagnosed with breast cancer when she was just 28 years old. Jessie was a newlywed, having tied the knot less than a year earlier, but instead of having the world in the palm of her hand, it was turned upside down. But Jessie was relentless in her fight and shares how she faced her fears to pull through. A big part of that was discovering a plant-based diet and the link between cancer and the food in her kitchen.

Dr. Kristi Funk then steps back into The Exam Room™ with her fourth and final step of the Let's Beat Breast Cancer guide — keeping a healthy weight. You’ll learn how carrying around extra pounds can increase the odds of getting cancer and why eating high-fat foods causes a woman’s body to produce excessive amounts of cancer-promoting estrogen.

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Oct 30, 2019
Does Soy Really Cause Cancer?
01:34:01

Does soy really cause breast cancer? We discover the truth on this episode of The Exam Room podcast!

Dozens of studies are reviewed on as “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll is joined by dietitian Lee Crosby who will have you rethinking everything you thought you knew about soy. Is it a cancer fighting powerhouse or a cancer causing calamity? We have an answer!

Chuck is also joined by breast cancer survivor Christine Collins who shares her triumphant story. The mother of two young daughters had her world turned upside down when she was diagnosed and was rocked even harder when doctors discovered the cancer far was more advanced than originally thought. But Christine would not be deterred and immediately turned to a plant-based diet for help. Flash forward six years and she’s still amazing her doctors today!

Dr. Kristi Funk steps back in The Exam Room with Chuck to discuss the third of four steps to reducing your risk of cancer as part of the Let's Beat Breast Cancer campaign: limiting the amount of alcohol you drink. As Dr. Funk explains, alcohol has been shown to significantly increase cancer risk regardless whether it's beer, wine or hard liquor. And she shares the way it interacts with the body to cause this!

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Oct 23, 2019
Dairy Is Scary! The Milk and Cancer Connection
01:28:56

The link between dairy foods and milk and cancer is undeniable. In fact, multiple studies show that consuming them increases risk of developing breast cancer by roughly 50 percent among women!

On this episode of The Exam Room™ podcast, “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll explores the reason why the hormones, fat and proteins found in milk can be triggers for cancer. He is joined by oncology dietician Alison Tierney who specializes in diets among cancer patients.

Courageous breast cancer survivor Jennifer Hill also sits down with Chuck to share her remarkable journey and how a plant-based turned around her fortunes during aggressive chemotherapy treatments.

Plus, Dr. Kristi Funk returns to the to discuss the role alcohol plays in promoting breast cancer. She dives into the science of why regularly drinking beer, wine and spirits can cause cancer cells to grow in your body.

Limiting alcohol is the second of four steps outlined in the Let's Beat Breast Cancer campaign.

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Oct 16, 2019
When Pink Ribbons Push Carcinogens with Dr. Neal Barnard
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Dr. Neal Barnard steps into The Exam Room with “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll!

Every October it seems as though everything is awash in pink in honor of breast cancer awareness. However, Dr. Barnard explains that sometimes these well-intentioned efforts badly miss the mark.

Remember when KFC had a pink bucket of chicken? What about the airline selling a pink martini to raise funds for breast cancer research? More recently, a sausage company announced plans for a "cure campaign."

The problem is that all of these products have been shown to increase the risk of developing cancer and some have been classified directly as being carcinogenic to humans. It's like selling a pack of cigarettes to raise money for lung cancer research.

Dr. Barnard ponders a new way to think pink, one that stresses prevention rather than treatment!

Dr. Kristi Funk then joins Chuck to discuss the first of four steps outlined in the Let's Beat Breast Cancer campaign — eating a plant-based diet!

How is it that the nutrients in plants can unlock such powerful cancer-fighting capability? Dr. Funk has the answers!

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Oct 09, 2019
Beating Breast Cancer with Dr. Kristi Funk
01:15:44

Dr. Kristi Funk is a world renown breast cancer surgeon who has devoted her life to saving the lives of others and bringing hope to patients by teaching them the benefits of a plant-based diet.

The author of “Breasts: The Owner’s Manual” joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll to kick off the month-long Let’s Beat Breast Cancer podcast series that will bring that same hope and inspiration to thousands of others around the world.

Dr. Funk, who has worked with Academy Award winning actress Angelina Jolie and Grammy Award winning singer Sheryl Crow, will shatter myths surrounding breast cancer and shed new light on the disease:

- What really causes cancer

- Why genes are important, but they’re not everything

- How soy helps to fight and not cause cancer

- Other cancer fighting foods you should be eating

- Don’t be fooled into eating a high fat diet

- Why keeping meat off your plate lowers the risk of cancer

- The benefits of green tea

Dr. Funk is spearing heading the Physicians Committee’s Let’s Beat Breast Cancer campaign and leading the charge for the four-pronged approach to fighting back against a disease that one out of eight women will be diagnosed with in their lifetime.

  • Choosing plant-based foods
  • Exercise
  • Limit alcohol consumption
  • Work toward and maintaining a healthy weight

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Oct 02, 2019
Is Red Meat Really Bad For Your Health?
41:00

Dangerous and controversial headlines are everywhere and these headlines can kill!

Headline: "No need to reduce red or processed meat for good health!" 

Sadly, this is cancer causing clickbait and it's putting the health of millions in jeopardy. The risk of cancer, heart disease, and other ailments is very real and this episode has the science to prove it.

Dr. Neal Barnard and Mark Kennedy, Esq. join "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll to discuss this controversial research that defies the conclusions of scores of research and the World Health Organization which declared red and processed meats to be carcinogenic to humans.

The group gets to the truth about red meat, including years of research showing the harmful effects of eating as little as one slice of bacon every day! They also examine where researchers went wrong and how by omitting certain facts they arrived at such a dangerous conclusion.

 

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Sep 30, 2019
A Major Victory For Animals!
35:46

On a bonus episode of The Exam Room™ podcast, we are celebrating a major victory for animals!

The lives of hundreds of thousands of mice, rabbits and other mammals will be spared thanks to a new directive by the Environmental Protection Agency. The agency is eliminating all chemical testing on mammals by 2035 and the tests will begin to be phased out long before then!

“The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll is joined by Kristie Sullivan, MPH, Physicians Committee vice president for research policy, to learn exactly when the changes will begin to occur, how the decision could urge other agencies to follow suit, and even how this will affect the products that might be in your home.

You’ll also learn about innovative non-animal testing methods that are more accurate and effective, prevent unnecessary suffering, and save the lives of many animals.

But as you’ll hear there is still much work to be done! Chuck and Kristie also talk about the next steps to continue ending animal testing in labs and medical schools and how you can help!

 

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Sep 27, 2019
Debunking Myths with Dr. Neal Barnard & Dr. Robert Ostfeld
01:02:01

Are vegans really more likely to have a stroke than meat eaters? In this jam packed episode of The Exam Room Podcast™, Dr. Neal Barnard joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll to debunk that myth and take a close look at a recent study that found that to be the case.

As you’ll hear, the conclusion was drawn after researchers adjusted data from the study. Find out why this happened as Dr. Barnard sheds light on this method as well as a conversation he had with the authors of the study.

You’ll also learn the difference between hemorrhagic and ischemic strokes and how the risk differs for meat eaters compared to those who eat a plant-based diet.

Then, Chuck is joined by Dr. Robert Ostfeld to take a closer look at the health claims of the Atkins Diet. The low-carb, high fat diet is making a comeback thanks to a new wave of marketing. 

“As a cardiologist, I think the Atkins Diet is a mistake,” Ostfeld definitively stated.

It’s a mistake he says that goes beyond an increased risk of heart disease and cancer. Because you’ll find out how the effects of the diet stretch all the way into the bedroom where a lack of fruits and vegetables can impact erectile function!

 

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Sep 25, 2019
Losing Weight and Changing Lives
01:24:16

A doctor has changed her life by adopting a plant-based diet and is now using her experience to transform the lives of her patients.

Dr. Vanita Rahman joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll to talk about how she overcame her own battle with obesity and why she’s sharing that experience and what she’s learned.

Her journey to health began years earlier when her family immigrated to the United States from India. It wasn’t long before she began gaining weight on the standard American diet.  As Chuck and Dr. Rahman discuss, weight gain is difficult for any teenager let alone one who is trying to make friends in a new country.

It wasn’t until years later when her own health began to deteriorate that she turned to a vegan diet for help and it wasn’t long before she began to see results and started feeling better. She became so inspired by her transformation that she’s paying it forward with a new weight loss program at The Barnard Medical Center.

Chuck is also joined by Nolan Rodman and Dr. Hana Kahleova to find out how Nolan’s transition to a plant-based diet is progressing. In part 1 of the interview, Nolan was getting ready to try going vegan for the first time. How is he feeling now? What did Dr. Kahleova discover about his transition? They’ve run the tests and the results are in!

 

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Sep 18, 2019
Game Changing Science: The Truth About Vegan Athletes
01:16:48

“Someone asked me how could you get as strong as an ox without eating meat? My answer was, ‘have you ever seen an ox eating meat?’” - Patrik Baboumian, record-setting Strongman, from The Game Changers.

That is the epiphany of a hulking gentleman who squats the equivalent of five kegs of beer or two and half full-grown panda bears. Baboumian is truly one of the strongest men in the world and he is fueled exclusively a vegan diet.

On this episode of The Exam Room™ podcast, “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll goes one-on-one with Dr. Jim Loomis who is featured in The Game Changers documentary. For years he was tasked with keeping million dollar athletes healthy as a team physician for both the St. Louis Cardinals baseball franchise as well as the Rams NFL franchise.

Loomis reveals the mind-boggling list of foods the average player will eat on game day and why switching their diet could improve their performance on the field.

More importantly, he also details how he overcame a series of health issues after switching to a plant-based diet himself. The change was so dramatic that he was able to complete an iron man triathlon shortly after his 60th birthday!

We also hear from a young man who is trying a plant-based diet for the first time. He is fairly athletic, loves to play sports recreationally, and looking for a little bit of an edge. So what will he discover? Find out with us as we track his “vegan curious” journey.

 

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Sep 11, 2019
Foods To Boost Your Brain
01:12:46

Put on your thinking caps because this show is all about your brain!

Dr. Neal Barnard joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll on this episode of The Exam Room™ Podcast to go over the foods you should be eating to keep your brain in tip top condition! You’ll also hear them talk about:

- Why a family history of Alzheimer’s disease doesn’t mean you’re destined to get it

- Foods that increase the risk of a developing the disease

- How small changes to your lifestyle can have a dramatic effect on your brain health

- Why the types of pots and pans we use are as important as the food being cooked in them

Chuck is also joined by dietician Maggie Neola who shares promising new research showing that mushrooms can keep your memory sharp as you grow older. And you don’t even need to eat a whole lot of them to get the benefits!

Plus, the master plant-based chef behind The Exam Room Burger, Lauren Kretzer, returns to share a delicious brain boosting mushroom recipe! This is another exclusive that you’re sure to love.

 

Farro with Miso Mushrooms, Kale and Walnuts

(Vegan, Oil Free)

By Lauren Kretzer

Serves 4

 

-- Ingredients --

- 2 ½ cups vegetable stock (divided)

- ½ tsp salt

- 1 bay leaf

- 1 cup uncooked pearled farro

- 5 cups sliced cremini mushrooms

- 6 cups chopped kale

- 3 cloves garlic, minced

- 1 Tbsp tamari

- 1 tsp white miso

- 1 Tbsp nutritional yeast

- 1 Tbsp fresh lemon juice

- 1/3 cup chopped toasted walnuts

- 1/8 tsp ground black pepper

 

-- Instructions --

1.) In a medium pot, add 2 cups vegetable stock, salt, bay leaf, and farro. Bring to a boil, then immediately reduce heat to low and simmer, covered, for 20-25 minutes, or until farro is tender and liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat and fluff with a fork.

2.) While farro is cooking, in a large saucepan, heat ¼ cup of vegetable stock over medium high heat. Add mushrooms and cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes, or until tender. Add kale, garlic, tamari, miso, nutritional yeast, and remaining ¼ cup of vegetable stock – stir to combine.  Reduce heat to medium and cook an additional 3-4 minutes, or until kale is wilted and tender.

3.) Add cooked farro to mushroom and kale mixture. Add in lemon juice, toasted walnuts, and black pepper; stir until combined. Serve hot, or at room temperature.

 

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Sep 04, 2019
Why Your Gut and Brain Can’t Stop Talking to Each Other
01:09:02

Your brain and your gut are like best friends who are always calling and texting each other. They’re always in communication and can’t live without each other!

Gut and brain relationship expert Dr. Leigh Frame joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll on this episode of The Exam Room™ Podcast to shine more light on their unique bond. Her first appearance was one of the most downloaded episodes to date and Dr. Frame is back with even more science for her encore, including:

  • Keto Diet’s effect on gut bacteria
  • Why fiber is critical for gut health
  • How gut bacteria changes with every meal
  • Gut bacteria and mental health
  • Phytonutrients in the gut and potential for heart disease and cancer prevention

For inspiration, Chuck welcomes Bruce and Mindy Mylrea to the show. The couple famously travel the world in the “Wellness Wagon” — an RV that is covered with pictures of fruits and vegetables. They are on a mission to teach as many people as possible about the health benefits of a plant-based diet. And for them, it’s very personal.

Bruce has been diagnosed with prostate cancer and continues to carefully monitor his health while still teaching as many people as possible. The couple speak openly and candidly about the challenges they are facing and why it’s important that they tackle them head-on with a positive attitude and unrelenting optimism.

Eating a whole-food plant-based diet is a critical part of Bruce’s plan and he credits it immensely for helping him throughout the treatment process. He says he was able to nullify many of the side effects of the surgeries, radiation and hormone therapies because of his diet.

This is a show you won’t want to miss!

 

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Aug 28, 2019
Weight Loss Plateau: Getting The Scale Moving Again
01:03:16

This show is all about weight loss and inspiration!

Some believe that when you begin losing weight at some point the scale will simply stop moving. You eat the same and you exercise the same, but the pounds stop coming off. Maybe you exercise even more, but it seems no matter what you try you’re stuck on the weight loss plateau.

"The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll sits down with dietician Karen Smith to figure out how to get unstuck. She has tips and tricks to reboot your weight loss journey and get you back on the path to a healthier life!

Of course, when it comes to slimming down sometimes we all can use a little motivation. Eric O'Grey is the embodiment of inspiration!

For years he struggled with obesity and was on mountains of medications to treat type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol. At one point a doctor even told him to buy a cemetery plot because a grave would be his next stop.

Then he found another doctor who gave him two more prescriptions that would save his life: adopt a plant-based diet and a dog. Both he and the dog slimmed down and Eric is no longer on any medication.

Chuck welcomes Eric back to the show to talk about his extraordinary accomplishment and for the first time they are joined by the doctor whom he credits with saving his life, Dr. Preeti Kulkarni! Hear in her own words about why she took such a unique approach with Eric and what it was like to witness this extraordinary success unfold before her very eyes.

 

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Aug 21, 2019
3 NEW Reasons Not To Eat Red Meat
59:05

Researchers have known for years that red meat is anything but a health food. Dozens of studies have shown that eating it increases the risk of multiple forms of cancer and heart disease. Now, Dr. Joel Kahn joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll on The Exam Room™  with three NEW reasons not to eat red meat, some of which might surprise you!

 

Also on the show, does a McDonald’s hamburger or a veggie burger have a bigger impact on diabetes? Dr. Hana Kahleova had 20 men chow down in the name of science to find out. She joins Chuck to go over some eye opening results!

 

Then we unveil The Exam Room Burger! It’s a smoky black bean quinoa burger created exclusively for the show by the ultra-talented vegan chef Lauren Kretzer! This is a recipe you’re not going to want to miss!

 

The Exam Room Burger

vegan, gluten free, oil free

By Lauren Kretzer

Serves 6

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 (15.5 oz) can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • ½ cup cooked quinoa
  • ½ cup walnuts
  • ½ cup roughly chopped fresh cilantro
  • ¼ cup oat flour
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 Tbsp tahini
  • 1 Tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 Tbsp tamari
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp chili powder
  • ¼ tsp smoked paprika
  • Whole wheat hamburger buns, sliced avocado, and sprouts, for serving (optional)

 Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit and line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a Silicone baking mat (such as Silpat).
  2. In the bowl of a food processor fitted with an “S” blade, add black beans, quinoa, walnuts, cilantro, oat flour, garlic, tahini, tomato paste, tamari, salt, chili powder and paprika. Process until ingredients are just combined; mixture should have some texture, but should hold together.
  3. Transfer burger mixture to a cutting board and divide evenly into 6 patties (about 3-3 ½” in diameter).
  4. Place burger patties on lined baking sheet and cook for 18-20 minutes, turning halfway.
  5. Serve burgers on hamburger buns with avocado and sprouts (and/or any other desired toppings).

 

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A Plant-Based Meal Stimulates Incretin and Insulin Secretion More Than an Energy- and Macronutrient-Matched Standard Meal in Type 2 Diabetes: A Randomized Crossover Study

 

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Aug 14, 2019
Prescription For Food: Treating Our Addiction To Fat
01:16:32

There’s a good chance you’re addicted to a food even if you’re not overweight!

 

Food can be one of the most addictive substances on the face of the earth. Whether it’s fast food, fried food, chocolate or sweets, our brains crave high fat foods that are loaded with salt and sugar. You’re hooked!

 

It’s a vice that is literally killing us. For those with severe addictions, food can control their entire life.

 

In this edition of The Exam Room™ podcast, “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll reveals how his own battle nearly cost him his life. Because of his daily 10,000-calorie diet he got all the way up to 420 pounds before losing more than 275 pounds.

 

In this episode, he sits down with cardiologists Baxter Montgomery and Steve Lome who have wrestled with their own food demons. Through their experiences they have come up with a new prescription for fighting obesity: treat the addiction first.

 

Hear how their compassion is motivating patients to adopt a plant-based diet and have an emotion and physical transformation beyond their wildest dreams. Not only do they lose weight, but their risk for heart disease plummets and in many cases fully reverses! Their unique approach is a game changer!

 

Plus, Chuck revisits an interview with Dr. Neal Barnard on the science of food addiction. Learn why the brain is seduced by junk food and what makes it so hard for us to stop eating it!

 

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Aug 07, 2019
Dr. Dean Ornish: Reversing Disease and Living Longer
50:13

Dr. Dean Ornish joins The Exam Room™ to answer your questions about nutrition! 

The legendary in lifestyle medicine joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll for a wide-ranging interview at the International Conference on Nutrition in Medicine.

Dr. Ornish speaks openly with Chuck about his own battle with depression that nearly claimed his life before turning to a wide-ranging Q&A on nutrition.

Among the questions answered:

  • What are the best foods to eat to live longer?
  • What role does oil play in heart disease?
  • Do diets based on blood type really work?
  • Is it true that even on a plant based diet once you are on statins you will always need them?
  • Can adopting a plant-based diet improve the quality of life for people 85 and older?
  • Are soy-based foods like edamame and tofu dangerous?

The pair talk also discuss Dr. Ornish’s latest book, UnDo It: How Simple Lifestyle Choices Can Reverse Most Chronic Diseases.

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Jul 31, 2019
Paleo Diet: Is It Healthy?
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Is the paleo diet healthy? Supporters claim that by eating the way our ancestors did more than 10,000 years ago you will lose weight and get healthy. It’s a diet free of most grains, beans, legumes and potatoes since those foods weren’t available during the paleolithic era. However, there is evidence to suggest certain grains and tubers were in fact part of the Neanderthal diet.

 

Without those starches, a typical paleo menu relies heavily on grass-fed lean meat, fish, eggs, and oil. Nuts, fruit and vegetables are also permitted.

 

Millions sing paleo praises, but are they off key?

 

“The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll is joined by Dr. Hana Kahleova to get to the bottom of the paleo diet. They are separating myth from fact by examining the true effect it can have on your health.

 

Chuck also welcomes professional wrestler Austin Aries back to the show as he continues to explore the success athletes are having by eating a plant-based diet. The multiple time world champion has turned his back on a meat and dairy-rich upbringing in Wisconsin and is now fueled exclusively by plants. He also has been training with former UFC Heavyweight Champion Frank Mir.

 

Austin also ranks the top vegan pro wrestlers of all time!

 

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Join Chuck, Dr. Neal Barnard and dozens of other leaders in the plant-based community on July 25-27 at the International Conference On Nutrition In Medicine in Washington, DC. We’ll be taping live episodes of The Exam Room™ all weekend!

 

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Jul 24, 2019
Can A Vegan Diet Improve Your Skin?
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Can eating a vegan diet help your skin? A growing amount of research says yes.

 

Plant-based dermatologist Dr. Niyati Sharma returns to the show to join “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll and answer your questions!

 

  • Can eating chocolate cause acne?
  • What effect does coffee have on the skin?
  • Can eating sugar cause acne?
  • Does dairy cause acne?
  • What effect does dairy have on eczema?
  • What foods are best for psoriasis?
  • What foods are best to help with sun spots?
  • Is it possible to have oily skin and acne while eating a plant-based diet?
  • What foods should we eat to look young and combat wrinkles?

 

 

Chuck also looks at an epic week for plant-based athletes and why their diet is leading them to victory!

 

Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton took home the checkered flag at the British Grand Prix. Just a few hours later, Novak Djokovic outlasted Roger Federer in an epic championship final for the ages to capture his fifth Wimbledon title and celebrated by plucking a few blades of grass off the court and having a snack. Leafy greens, right?!

 

And who forget about Alex Morgan? All she did was help lead the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team to a win at the World Cup and win the ESPY Award for Best Female Athlete!

 

So what is a plant-based diet really the secret to their success? We’re going to find out as Chuck revisits an interview with Dr. James Loomis and dietitian Susan Levin who co-authored a study examining the effect of food on athletic performance. What the discovered were some of the strongest links yet between diet and post-workout recovery.

 

Dr. Loomis will also be featured in the highly anticipated upcoming documentary The Game Changers, a “revolutionary new documentary about meat, protein, and strength.” It is set for a one-night special nationwide screening on September 16, 2019.

 

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Join Chuck, Susan, Dr. Loomis, Dr. Neal Barnard and dozens of other leaders in the plant-based community on July 25-27 at the International Conference On Nutrition In Medicine in Washington, DC. We’ll be taping live episodes of The Exam Room™ from the conference!

 

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Jul 17, 2019
Healthiest 3 Days Ever
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Prepare yourself for the healthiest three days ever! 

On this episode of The Exam Room™ podcast, “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll is joined by Dr. Neal Barnard as he puts the finishing touches on his big presentation at the International Conference on Nutrition in Medicine. He and Chuck preview the enormous three-day event featuring some of the most prominent names in preventative medicine, including the famed Dr. Dean Ornish who will be there to talk about the 30 years of research he’s conducted and the breakthroughs he’s achieved in proving it is possible to reverse heart disease.

Dr. Barnard has the low down on the full lineup!

Then, Chuck welcomes Dr. Hana Kahleova back to the show as she gives us a sneak peek at the extraordinary research on plant-powered metabolism that she’ll be unveiling at the conference. If you’re an athlete, even just a weekend warrior, you’re going to want to pay close attention!

And in one of the most delectable segments ever on The Exam Room, Chuck and his colleagues from The Physicians Committee travel into the heart of Washington, DC to get to finalize the menu for the conference! He’ll be chatting with the man tasked with putting it all together, executive sous chef Daron Lee from the Grand Hyatt Hotel!

We're going to get some insight on what's he's planning and we're also going to learn about a mushroom he’s using that you may not have ever heard of before!

So what will happen when the group tastes all six of his tasty creations? Not all of them will make the cut and some tough decisions will need to be made!

This episode of The Exam Room™ Podcast is sponsored by The Gregory J. Reiter Memorial Fund, which supports organizations like the Physicians Committee that carry on Greg’s passion and love for animals through r