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Alzheimer's Disease and Diet

7/11/2018
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Studies show that eating a plant-based diet can dramatically reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. Join “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll as he sits down with Dr. Neal Barnard to discuss the link between the disease and diet. Find out what foods can help combat the disease and which metals to avoid. You’ll also hear from Rushern Baker, a prominent politician in the Washington, DC area. He details the delicate balance of leading nearly a million residents with caring for...

Duration:01:19:01

Hazardous Hot Dogs

7/5/2018
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Have you ever wondered what happens to your body when you eat 74 hot dogs? You’re about to find out. Joey Chestnut set a world record this year by eating that many dogs in just 10 minutes! Millions may be celebrating the feat of his eat, but the cheers are misguided. “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll is joined by registered dietitian Karen Smith who outlines the incredible physical tantrum that occurs inside you after feasting on franks. Follow: @PCRM / @ChuckCarrollWLC Podcast...

Duration:00:13:32

The Protein Myth

6/27/2018
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Where do you get your protein? If you’re vegan, no doubt you’ve been asked that more than once. Our protein obsessed culture prides itself on eating mountains of chicken and beef to make sure we’re getting enough of it. But the truth is most of us are already eating way too much protein. And you don’t need meat to get it anyway! Join “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll along with Dr. James Loomis and registered dietician Susan Levin as they debunk The Protein Myth. You’ll learn what...

Duration:00:59:36

Ageless Vegans: Tracye and Mary McQuirter

6/20/2018
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Nobody gets excited about gray hair and wrinkles! Tracye and Mary McQuirter are living proof that the “Fountain of Youth” does exist and can be found right in your kitchen. The mother and daughter adopted a whole-food plant-based diet 30 years ago and it doesn’t look like they’ve aged a day since then. Clean eating and a regular dose of exercise are helping them keep Father Time at bay. Their new cookbook, The Ageless Vegan, is packed with 100 recipes promising to unlock “the secret to...

Duration:00:19:37

Hazardous Hospital Food

6/13/2018
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A hospital is supposed to be a place of healing and a pillar of health. Yet, many are serving the foods that may have helped land the patient in the operating room. Learn about the big money contracts between hospitals and fast food restaurants that generate millions of dollars every year as “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll sits down with Leslie Rudloff, Director of Legal Affairs at The Physicians Committee. Rudloff has obtained the contracts and has found just how much money...

Duration:00:58:25

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Fiber

6/6/2018
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Fiber is the Clark Kent of the nutrition world. Hiding in there is Superman with amazing super powers! This disease fighting powerhouse can reduce your risk of developing cancer and diabetes, cut food cravings, lower cholesterol as well as your odds of having arthritis painfully takeover your joints. And it can help you live longer, too! But what really keeps fiber flying high is its ability to battle the bulge, fight the flab, and help you lose weight! Unfortunately, the Standard...

Duration:01:08:49

Raising A Vegan Kid

5/30/2018
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Is it healthy for a child be vegan and not eat meat or dairy? Will they still get all of the vitamins and nutrients they need? Despite what you might have heard from skeptics, the answer to both is YES! In fact, the vegan kid in school probably isn’t alone anymore. With an increasing number of adults turning to a plant-based diet, it is a logical assumption that their offspring are following suit. They’re not the “weird kid” anymore! The reality is that the current standard American diet...

Duration:00:56:14

Meatless Cookout

5/23/2018
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Learn the five grilled meats that are worst for your health! You’ll also discover why hamburgers, hotdogs, and chicken that is cooked over an open flame can have a particularly charring effect the risk of developing cancer as Dr. Steve Neabore sits down with "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll. Luckily, there are a ton of plant-based options to put on the grill that can actually lower the risk of cancer. Registered dietician Lee Crosby returns to the show with some pallet-pleasing...

Duration:01:09:15

The Inspirational Story of Josh LaJaunie

5/21/2018
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Josh LaJaunie is a man who no longer believes in the word “impossible.” He no longer thinks he can achieve a goal; he knows that he will. It’s a critical distinction that the Louisiana native discovered while doing what he believed to be impossible at the time. Josh achieved a lifelong dream of shedding a massive 400-pound frame and becoming the person he always believed he could be, inside and out. In this conversation with “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll, you’ll hear about...

Duration:00:26:05

The Egg Myth

5/16/2018
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What if everything you were taught about eggs is a sham? Are they really a health food as many claim? According to an increasing amount of research, reports of their benefits have been greatly exaggerated. On this show, “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll and registered dietician Maggie Neola get to the bottom of the egg myth. What truly happens to your body when you break the shell? And does it matter how the egg is cooked? You’ll also learn more than a dozen ways to replace eggs...

Duration:00:49:19

Save Even More Money Eating Vegan!

5/11/2018
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You don’t have to go broke eating a vegan diet! We’ve already proven that two people can eat a plant-based diet for a full week for just $40. Now “The Weight Loss Champion Chuck Carroll” and dietician Lee Crosby have even more ways to save and they can be a lot of fun. You’ll learn about a produce auction — it’s like Sotheby's for fruits and veggies! Plus, there are more tips and tricks at the grocery store and farmers markets. Save big and be healthy! Follow: @PCRM /...

Duration:00:15:14

Vegan On A Budget

5/9/2018
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Is it possible to be vegan without breaking the bank? So many people think that you’ll spend half of your paycheck on food if you’re eating a plant-based diet. But that’s not true! In fact, on this week’s show “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll and registered dietician Lee Crosby will show you how you can buy a week’s worth of groceries for a two people for less than $41! We went to the store and filled our cart for a ridiculously low price and all it took was a little planning! Lee...

Duration:00:49:55

Weight Loss: Go Vegan, Watch Pounds Melt Away

5/2/2018
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What’s the secret to losing weight? Going vegan! One of the best benefits of switching to a plant-based diet is that the pounds melt away! Many even slim down without spending hours in the gym or counting calories. Is it a miracle? No! Join “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll, who lost 275 pounds, as he learns the secrets behind vegan weight loss. Dr. Steve Neabore joins the show to explain how the digestive process changes on a plant-based diet and stimulates weight loss and why...

Duration:01:06:26

Is Oil Really Healthy?

4/25/2018
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Oils are portrayed as health foods that provide all sorts of benefits to your body. You’ve heard they can improve heart health and cognitive function while potentially even preventing Alzheimer’s Disease. But are those claims true? An increasing amount of research contradicts what we’ve long been told. Join the Weight Loss Champion Chuck Carroll and Drs. Hana Kahleova and Steve Neabore as they examine the claims and find out the truth about oil in your diet. Plus, you’ll learn how doctors...

Duration:01:07:26

Dangers Of Dairy

4/18/2018
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WARNING! WARNING! WARNING! Dairy is hazardous for your health! It’s been said that milk does a body good, but nothing could be further from the truth. Studies have repeatedly shown that dairy consumption has been tied to obesity, heart disease, and cancer! But we’re taught from an early age that milk and cheese are part of a healthy diet. How could that be?! The Physicians Committee’s legal ace Mark Kennedy joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll and reveals the staggering truth...

Duration:01:13:58

Good Carbs vs. Bad Carbs

4/12/2018
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If you thought the only way to lose weight and be healthy was to avoid carbs, think again! But beware! While the good carbs will fuel your body, bad carbs can cause you to pack on the pounds! In this episode, Chuck Carroll and dietician Susan Levin will teach you everything you need to know to choose your carbs wisely.

Duration:01:07:03

Vegan Superfoods

4/5/2018
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There are foods and then there are SUPERfoods — especially when they're vegan! Learn the 12 healthiest plant-based superfoods as "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll is joined by Barnard Medical Center dietitian Lee Crosby. And be inspired by Dr. Neal Barnard's words of wisdom.

Duration:00:54:43

Reversing Diabetes

3/29/2018
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Type 2 diabetes is reversible! Dr. Neal Barnard explains how a plant-based, low-fat diet has been proven to help many diabetics stop painful injections and end their dependence on pills. He sits down with The Weight Loss Champion Chuck Carroll to outline his program which is three times more effective than the current dietary guidelines at controlling blood sugar.

Duration:00:45:16

Vegan After Weight Loss Surgery

3/22/2018
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Is it possible to go vegan following weight loss surgery? Chuck reveals the results of blood tests that show his vitamin and nutrient levels nine years after undergoing gastric bypass. On this episode, we examine the effect of a whole-food, plant-based diet on a post-op bariatric patient. Special guest: famed bariatric surgeon and plant-based advocate Garth Davis, M.D.

Duration:01:16:22

The 300-Pound Vegan: David Carter

2/21/2018
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David Carter is a giant. At 300 pounds and 6 feet 5 inches tall, he towers over almost everyone he meets. Indeed, Carter is no ordinary vegan — he’s a former NFL star using his colossal size and celebrity to erase the stigma many have about plant-based diets and helping his fellow players live longer and healthier lives. “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll takes the show on the road to sit down with him in New York City.

Duration:00:41:12