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A fun and inspiring plant-based podcast from nutrition experts at The Physicians Committee. "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll, who lost 275 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 radically improving your health as Chuck goes one-on-one with others who have transformed their lives. 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!

A fun and inspiring plant-based podcast from nutrition experts at The Physicians Committee. "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll, who lost 275 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 radically improving your health as Chuck goes one-on-one with others who have transformed their lives. 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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A fun and inspiring plant-based podcast from nutrition experts at The Physicians Committee. "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll, who lost 275 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 radically improving your health as Chuck goes one-on-one with others who have transformed their lives. 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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English


Episodes

Raw vs. Cooked Food | Live Gut Health Q&A with Dr. Will Bulsiewicz

4/15/2021
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! 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...

Duration:00:49:16

Are You Eating Enough Fiber? How to Know | Dietitician Lee Crosby

4/13/2021
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...

Duration:00:44:33

Best Foods for Healthy Skin | Live Q&A with Dr. Jessica Krant

4/8/2021
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...

Duration:00:43:29

Gianna Simone’s Journey to Health and Hollywood

4/6/2021
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...

Duration:00:46:25

Best Foods for Your Heart and More | Live Q&A with Dr. Neal Barnard

4/1/2021
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...

Duration:00:44:19

Big Beef Claims: Fact Checking with Dr. Neal Barnard and Lee Crosby, RD, LD

3/30/2021
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...

Duration:00:41:49

New Hope for Alzheimer's Disease | Live Q&A with Drs. Dean and Ayesha Sherzai

3/25/2021
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...

Duration:00:51:54

Veganism and Social Justice | Omowale Adewale and Kimatni Rawlins

3/23/2021
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...

Duration:00:54:29

Calorie Density and How It Can Help You Lose Weight | Dr. Neal Barnard

3/18/2021
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. Also, learn the 6 pillars of lifestyle medicine and how the practice differs from the...

Duration:01:15:26

Fat, Fruit, Sugar and Diabetes | Cyrus Khambatta PhD

3/16/2021
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...

Duration:00:59:15

5 Ways to Prevent Colon Cancer | Dr. Will Bulsiewicz

3/11/2021
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...

Duration:00:46:01

Overweight and Healthy? Examining the “Healthy at Every Size” Movement

3/9/2021
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...

Duration:01:06:05

Best Vegan Sources of Iodine

3/4/2021
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: If you have a question you’d like to ask the experts on the show, tweet it to @ChuckCarrollWLC using #ExamRoomLive. — —...

Duration:00:43:41

Best and Worst Foods for Alzheimer’s Disease | Drs. Dean and Ayesha Sherzai

3/2/2021
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...

Duration:00:57:55

Best Foods to Prevent a Heart Attack

2/25/2021
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...

Duration:00:47:54

Overcoming Rheumatoid Arthritis with Food

2/23/2021
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...

Duration:01:05:36

The Truth About Weight Loss

2/18/2021
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...

Duration:01:32:24

Becoming a Bad Ass Vegan

2/16/2021
There's a reason why John Lewis is known as the Bad Ass Vegan. He overcame an obese childhood and used his own weight loss success to empower thousands to conquer their own chronic health issues that have been plaguing them for years. He joins "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll to talk about overcoming the challenges of weighing more than 300 pounds as a freshman in high school. And while his athletic career flourished, the extra weight had taken a toll on his body. Ultimately, his...

Duration:00:54:23

Best Diet for Weight Loss: Vegan or Mediterranean Diet?

2/11/2021
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....

Duration:00:53:48

What Fried Food REALLY Does To Your Heart

2/9/2021
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...

Duration:00:37:43