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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 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!

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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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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English


Episodes

Food Fight! Crowning the Healthiest Foods for Kids | Dr. Yami Live Q&A

9/23/2021
Do you know which foods are actually healthy for kids? There's a good chance that what you were taught growing up isn't the most sound nutrition advice! Pediatrician Dr. Yami joins "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll to crown the undisputed healthy heavyweight foods for youngsters! She and Chuck then examine what a healthy diet for kids should look like. Spoiler: It's not what is usually served in school lunch lines. Dr. Yami also answers viewer questions from The Doctor's...

Duration:00:40:13

Moby: The Heartwarming Reason I'm Vegan

9/21/2021
Moby shares the heartwarming story of his love of animals and the epiphany he had that led him to go vegan. Moby also remembers the animals his father rescued from a lab when the future music megastar was little more than a toddler. Despite forming a bond with animals at a young age, he tells “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll that it wasn’t until years later that he decided to stop eating meat. The pair also discuss why some people struggle to stop eating hamburgers despite...

Duration:00:36:37

Foods That Help Depression | Dr. Neal Barnard Live Q&A

9/16/2021
Help for depression could come from your next meal! There are many foods that can help ward off the blues, but there are also just as many that can cause you to become depressed. Dr. Neal Barnard separates the good foods from the bad and reveals the best diet for depression when he joins "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll on The Exam Room LIVE. These questions are answered from the Doctor's Mailbag: - What are the best foods to fight depression? - Can a vegan diet help...

Duration:00:41:07

Why Are We Overweight? It's More Than Calories | Dr. Mickey Witte

9/14/2021
Becoming overweight is not as simple as eating more calories than you burn. It’s far more than just eating too much fat. In fact, obesity is a complex assortment of issues that few truly understand. Neuroscientist Dr. Mickey Witte joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll to unpack the many reasons that millions struggle with their weight. - Why the body fights to hold on to fat. - Set Point Theory and the belief that the body programs itself to maintain a certain weight. - The...

Duration:00:36:02

Kidney Stones: Foods That Help | Dr. Neal Barnard Live Q&A

9/9/2021
One out of every 10 people will develop painful kidney stones in their lifetime. In many cases a person’s diet can play a large role. What foods help kidney stones? What foods can cause them? Those are the two key questions answered by Dr. Neal Barnard as he joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll on The Exam Room LIVE. Dr. Barnard also answers questions from viewers: - Does caffeine cause kidney stones? - Can eating too much spinach cause kidney stones? - Is vegan...

Duration:00:35:51

Surprising Diabetes-Friendly Plant-Based Foods

9/7/2021
There are a lot of foods that people with diabetes aren't eating even though they are perfectly healthy! These are 10 plant-based foods that surprisingly won't cause a blood sugar spike. Deitra Dennis, a registered nurse and national board certified health and wellness coach, joins "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll on The Exam Room podcast to reveal the list! Plus, millet goes under the microscope! Dr. Hana Kahleova discusses a study showing why the grain is so beneficial for...

Duration:00:55:06

Food, Fat, and Your Immune System | Dr. Neal Barnard Live Q&A

9/2/2021
Learn how your diet can be the first line of defense for your immune system. Dr. Neal Barnard shares the foods that can help prevent the common cold and flu as well as the foods that roll out the red carpet for infection. He joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll with tips to stay healthy and answer questions during this live Q&A on The Exam Room LIVE. - Best foods for boosting the immune system - Foods that weaken the immune system - How fat affects the immune system -...

Duration:00:40:54

Low-Fat or Low-Carb: Which Is Best?

8/31/2021
Is it better to cut fat or cut carbs for weight loss? We get the definitive answer! Dr. Vanita Rahman and dietitian Karen Smith join “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll to weigh the pros and cons of low-fat and low-carb diets to determine which is healthiest and which is best for keeping the weight off for good! Dr. Rahman and Karen also answer questions from listeners: - Can regaining weight after the keto diet make it harder to lose weight in the future? - Can carbs boost...

Duration:01:06:34

Keto: Heart Attack Waiting to Happen or Weight Loss Heaven? | Live Q&A with Lee Crosby, RD

8/26/2021
Is the keto diet the best diet for weight loss or your ticket to an early grave? Research from hundreds of studies is reviewed to find out! Dietitian Lee Crosby joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll for a live keto diet Q&A on The Exam Room LIVE. Lee is the lead author of the most comprehensive review of keto diets known to date. The group analyzed data from more than 120 studies to determine how the popular diet can impact your health. Lee also answers listeners questions...

Duration:00:53:02

Doctors Said She Was Dying. Plants Saved Her Life.

8/24/2021
Doctors told Kate McGoey-Smith she had only a few years to live. She was suffering from a rare heart condition and required an oxygen tank just to breathe. As if that weren’t enough, Kate also lost her vision and had diabetes. But that diagnosis was made well over 10 years ago. Since then, Kate has reclaimed her health! She no longer needs supplemental oxygen, has reversed her diabetes, and has regained the ability to see! Her recovery isn't the result of a new miracle drug. Rather,...

Duration:00:49:22

Best Foods for Healthy Thyroid | Dr. Neal Barnard Live Q&A

8/19/2021
Explore how your diet can help heal your thyroid on this episode of The Exam Room LIVE with Dr. Neal Barnard and "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll. Dr. Barnard answers these questions: - Can a vegan diet help thyroid problems? - Can fast food can cause a sluggish thyroid? - What are the best fruits and vegetables for thyroid health? - Is sugar bad for the thyroid? - Can coffee and caffeine cause thyroid issues? - Can changing your diet help you get off thyroid...

Duration:00:43:19

New Health Benefits of Vegan Diets In 2021 | Dr. Andrew Freeman

8/17/2021
The research keeps pouring in from dozens of new studies showing that a vegan diet can supercharge your health! Dr. Robert Freeman explores a mountain of data from the past year that links a diet free of meat and dairy to lower rates of chronic illnesses such as heart disease, diabetes, and cancer. He joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll to share the exciting findings, including a 37,000-person study about red meat and its potential for creating health challenges. Among the...

Duration:01:16:58

How Often Should You Poop? | Dr. Will Bulsiewicz Q&A

8/12/2021
How often should you poop? Once a day? Every other day? Get the answer from gastroenterologist Dr. Will Bulsiewicz as he joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll for a special edition of The Exam Room LIVE. Dr. Bulsiewicz is the author of the bestselling book Fiber Fueled and the perfect physician to discuss what many consider to be an important, yet taboo, topic. Other questions in The Doctor's Mailbag: - Can coffee relieve constipation? - What other foods help with...

Duration:00:50:49

Weight Loss Tips That Really Work | Dr. Vanita Rahman

8/10/2021
The average person has gained 25 pounds during the pandemic and is now struggling to shed the unwanted weight! Join “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll and Dr. Vanita Rahman for weight loss tips that actually work and get the scale moving in a healthier direction! They also have insight on why millions have been packing on pounds and discuss the surprising sources of excess fat and calories. Topics covered: Chuck also reports on a study that tracked people for more than 30...

Duration:00:48:17

Plant-Based Diet and COVID-19: What Science Shows | Dr. Neal Barnard

8/5/2021
A plant-based diet can help prevent severe cases of COVID-19 and may reduce the risk of becoming infected altogether, according to two studies. Dr. Neal Barnard explores research analyzing the diets of healthcare workers in six countries. The findings show that eating less meat and dairy and more fruits and vegetables can reduce the risk of severe infection by as much as 73%. However, a low-carb keto diet appears to significantly increase the likelihood of becoming severely ill. Dr....

Duration:00:33:47

The Best Gut Health Foods and F-GOALS Explained | Dr. Will Bulsiewicz Live Q&A

8/3/2021
Dr. Will Bulsiewicz reveals the healthiest foods for your gut! No, the list does not include Kraft's new mac and cheese ice cream. Yes, that is a real thing. Join the author of Fiber Fueled and "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll as they discuss this double-dairy concoction and what might happen to the guts of those who dare to try it. As you might imagine, it's not pretty! Dr. Bulsiewicz also explains F-GOALS, which is the method he created for incorporating plants into your diet...

Duration:00:47:31

3 Things Proven To Help Menopause | Dr. Neal Barnard Menopause Series Pt. 3

7/29/2021
Learn three steps that can help alleviate the uncomfortable symptoms of menopause! By changing the way you eat, it is possible that hot flashes will be reduced dramatically or possibly even stop completely! The steps that will be revealed led to an 84% reduction in severe hot flashes in a study. Dr. Neal Barnard shares the three steps when he joins "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll for the final episode of this special three-part menopause series on The Exam Room™ podcast. He...

Duration:01:16:11

The Olympian Who Won't Drink Milk Shares Why! | Dotsie Bausch

7/27/2021
An Olympic medalist is shattering the idea that milk does a body good! But isn't chocolate milk the ultimate post-workout recovery drink? Dotsie Bausch shares where this myth started and how the skewed science is misleading. Discover why dairy can actually reduce an athlete's ability to perform at the highest level when Bausch joins "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll on The Exam Room™ podcast. Bausch shares how a plant-based diet can take an athlete's performance to the next...

Duration:00:53:45

The Real Deal with Soy | Dr. Neal Barnard Menopause Series Pt. 2

7/22/2021
The truth, whole truth, and nothing but the truth about soy! Dr. Neal Barnard gives the whole story about the controversial bean in part 2 of the special menopause relief series. He joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll to talk about the truth and lies about soy. Many believe that eating soy will do anything from causing cancer to making men grow breasts. But Dr. Barnard has decades worth of data showing not only is that not true, but soy can actually lower the risk of cancer and...

Duration:00:51:30

Huge Relief From Hot Flashes | Dr. Neal Barnard Menopause Series Pt. 1

7/20/2021
Huge relief is on the way for women suffering from hot flashes! Dr. Neal Barnard shares the results of his powerful study on the dramatic effect a plant-based diet that includes soy can have on the number of hot flashes women have and how intense they are. In many cases, women stopped having them altogether! The study took 12 weeks but the results were felt much sooner! Plus, “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll speaks with a woman who participated in the study. Margo LaMarsh...

Duration:00:46:28