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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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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.   — — — Sherra Aguirre Order Joyful, Delicious, Vegan: https://amzn.to/3pScqLW Website: https://sherraaguirre.com IG: @sherraaguirre Twitter: @SherraAguirre — — — COVID-19 Study http://bit.ly/Cov19vegStdy — — — ICNM https://pcrm.org/icnm Save $50. Promo code: examroom — — — Chuck Carroll IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC Facebook: http://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook — — — Physicians Committee Twitter: @PCRM IG: @PhysiciansCommittee Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/PCRMFacebook YouTube: https://bit.ly/PCRMYouTube — — — Share the Show Please subscribe and give the show a 5-star rating on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or many other podcast providers. Don’t forget to share it with a friend for inspiration!
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.   — — — ICNM https://pcrm.org/icnm Save $50. Promo code: examroom — — — Dr. Will Bulsiewicz Fiber Fueled: https://amzn.to/2OHnU6i Online course: http://bit.ly/plantfedgut IG: @theguthealthmd — — — Diabetes and Fruit Study https://bit.ly/3xfdDzv — — — Chuck Carroll IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC Facebook: http://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook — — — Barnard Medical Center Telemedicine Schedule Appointment https://bit.ly/BMCtelemed 202-527-7500 — — — Physicians Committee Twitter: @PCRM IG: @PhysiciansCommittee Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/PCRMFacebook YouTube: https://bit.ly/PCRMYouTube — — — Share the Show Please subscribe and give the show a 5-star rating on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or many other podcast providers. Don’t forget to share it with a friend for inspiration!
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   — — — Swich Sign up: https://bit.ly/3xbbXHh IG: @thebigswich — — — ICNM https://pcrm.org/icnm Save $50. Promo code: examroom — — — Chuck Carroll IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC Facebook: http://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook — — — Physicians Committee Twitter: @PCRM IG: @PhysiciansCommittee Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/PCRMFacebook YouTube: https://bit.ly/PCRMYouTube — — — Share the Show Please subscribe and give the show a 5-star rating on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or many other podcast providers. Don’t forget to share it with a friend for inspiration!
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.   — — — Gregory J. Reiter Memorial Fund https://gregoryreiterfund.org — — — Chuck Carroll IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC Facebook: http://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook — — — Dr. Neal Barnard Twitter: @drnealbarnard IG: @drnealbarnard Facebook: http://bit.ly/DrBarnardFB — — — Barnard Medical Center Telemedicine Schedule Appointment https://bit.ly/BMCtelemed 202-527-7500 — — — Physicians Committee Twitter: @PCRM IG: @PhysiciansCommittee Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/PCRMFacebook YouTube: https://bit.ly/PCRMYouTube — — — Share the Show Please subscribe and give the show a 5-star rating on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or many other podcast providers. Don’t forget to share it with a friend for inspiration!
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!   — — — Migraine Help Safe Food List: http://bit.ly/MigraineFoods Study: http://bit.ly/StudyMigraines — — — Plant Fit Meg IG: https://www.instagram.com/plantfitmeg Twitter: https://twitter.com/PlantFitMeg YouTube: http://bit.ly/PlantFitMegYT — — — Chuck Carroll IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC Facebook: http://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook — — — Barnard Medical Center Telemedicine Schedule Appointment https://bit.ly/BMCtelemed 202-527-7500 — — — Physicians Committee Twitter: @PCRM IG: @PhysiciansCommittee Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/PCRMFacebook YouTube: https://bit.ly/PCRMYouTube — — — Share the Show Please subscribe and give the show a 5-star rating on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or many other podcast providers. Don’t forget to share it with a friend for inspiration!
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.   — — — Lee Crosby IG: @leeatveggiequest — — — Daniel Negreanu IG: @dnegspoker — — — Chuck Carroll IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC — — — Barnard Medical Center Telemedicine Schedule Appointment https://bit.ly/BMCtelemed 202-527-7500 — — — Physicians Committee Twitter: @PCRM IG: @PhysiciansCommittee Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/PCRMFacebook YouTube: https://bit.ly/PCRMYouTube — — — Share the Show Please subscribe and give the show a 5-star rating on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or many other podcast providers. Don’t forget to share it with a friend for inspiration!
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.   — — — JustBe Resto Café http://bit.ly/JustBeCafe IG: @JustBeCafe — — — Fight Diabetes with Food: India http://bit.ly/IndiaHealthCourse — — — Chuck Carroll IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC Facebook: http://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook — — — Dr. Neal Barnard Twitter: @drnealbarnard IG: @drnealbarnard Facebook: http://bit.ly/DrBarnardFB — — — Barnard Medical Center Telemedicine Schedule Appointment https://bit.ly/BMCtelemed 202-527-7500 — — — Physicians Committee Twitter: @PCRM IG: @PhysiciansCommittee Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/PCRMFacebook YouTube: https://bit.ly/PCRMYouTube — — — Share the Show Please subscribe and give the show a 5-star rating on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or many other podcast providers. Don’t forget to share it with a friend for inspiration!
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.   — — — Gregory J. Reiter Memorial Fund https://gregoryreiterfund.org — — — Chuck Carroll IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC Facebook: http://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook — — — Dr. Neal Barnard Twitter: @drnealbarnard IG: @drnealbarnard Facebook: http://bit.ly/DrBarnardFB — — — Barnard Medical Center Telemedicine Schedule Appointment https://bit.ly/BMCtelemed 202-527-7500 — — — Physicians Committee Twitter: @PCRM IG: @PhysiciansCommittee Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/PCRMFacebook YouTube: https://bit.ly/PCRMYouTube — — — Share the Show Please subscribe and give the show a 5-star rating on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or many other podcast providers. Don’t forget to share it with a friend for inspiration!
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.   — — — Pregnancy Advantage Fertility Summit http://bit.ly/PAFertilitySummit — — — PCRM Pregnancy Resources http://bit.ly/PCRMPregnancy — — — Jeanne Schumacher Twitter: @DrJSchumacher — — — Dr. Debra Shapiro Twitter: @DebraShapiroMD — — — Chuck Carroll IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC Facebook: http://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook — — — Barnard Medical Center Telemedicine Schedule Appointment https://bit.ly/BMCtelemed 202-527-7500 — — — Physicians Committee Twitter: @PCRM IG: @PhysiciansCommittee Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/PCRMFacebook YouTube: https://bit.ly/PCRMYouTube — — — Share the Show Please subscribe and give the show a 5-star rating on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or many other podcast providers. Don’t forget to share it with a friend for inspiration!
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.   — — — Dr. Will Bulsiewicz Fiber Fueled: https://amzn.to/2OHnU6i Online course: http://bit.ly/plantfedgut IG: @theguthealthmd — — — Mushroom Study https://bit.ly/2Qb9qNc — — — Chuck Carroll IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC Facebook: http://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook — — — Barnard Medical Center Telemedicine Schedule Appointment https://bit.ly/BMCtelemed 202-527-7500 — — — Physicians Committee Twitter: @PCRM IG: @PhysiciansCommittee Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/PCRMFacebook YouTube: https://bit.ly/PCRMYouTube — — — Share the Show Please subscribe and give the show a 5-star rating on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or many other podcast providers. Don’t forget to share it with a friend for inspiration!
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!   — — — 72 Reasons To Be Vegan Order: https://amzn.to/3vbCjI0 — — — Nitrate Vegetables Study http://bit.ly/NitrVegStudy — — — Kathy Freston Twitter: @kathyfreston IG: @kathyfreston Facebook: http://bit.ly/KathyVeganFB — — — Chuck Carroll IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC Facebook: http://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook — — — Barnard Medical Center Telemedicine Schedule Appointment https://bit.ly/BMCtelemed 202-527-7500 — — — Physicians Committee Twitter: @PCRM IG: @PhysiciansCommittee Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/PCRMFacebook YouTube: https://bit.ly/PCRMYouTube — — — Share the Show Please subscribe and give the show a 5-star rating on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or many other podcast providers. Don’t forget to share it with a friend for inspiration!
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.   — — — The Plant-Based Diet Revolution Order book: https://amzn.to/3nDbBFG​ Enter to win: http://bit.ly/PBRevoWin  * Entries must be received by 5/10/21 at 5pm ET — — — ICNM Register: https://pcrm.org/icnm — — — Dr. Alan Desmond Twitter: @DrAlanDesmond IG: @dr.alandesmond Facebook: http://bit.ly/DrDesmondFB — — — Chuck Carroll IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC Facebook: http://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook — — — Barnard Medical Center Telemedicine Schedule Appointment https://bit.ly/BMCtelemed 202-527-7500 — — — Physicians Committee Twitter: @PCRM IG: @PhysiciansCommittee Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/PCRMFacebook YouTube: https://bit.ly/PCRMYouTube — — — Share the Show Please subscribe and give the show a 5-star rating on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or many other podcast providers. Don’t forget to share it with a friend for inspiration!
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.   — — — USDA Lawsuit http://bit.ly/USDAsuit — — — Dr. Neal Barnard Twitter: @drnealbarnard IG: @drnealbarnard Facebook: http://bit.ly/DrBarnardFB — — — Chuck Carroll IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Dr.VanitaRahman — — — Barnard Medical Center Telemedicine Schedule Appointment https://bit.ly/BMCtelemed 202-527-7500 — — — Physicians Committee Twitter: @PCRM IG: @PhysiciansCommittee Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/PCRMFacebook YouTube: https://bit.ly/PCRMYouTube — — — Share the Show Please subscribe and give the show a 5-star rating on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or many other podcast providers. Don’t forget to share it with a friend for inspiration!
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.   — — — 12-Week Plant-Based Weight Loss Program Register: https://bit.ly/12wkwghtlss Save $50 by registering by April 30 — — — Dr. Vanita Rahman IG: @dr.vanita.rahman Twitter: @DocVanita — — — Chuck Carroll IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Dr.VanitaRahman — — — Barnard Medical Center Telemedicine Schedule Appointment https://bit.ly/BMCtelemed 202-527-7500 — — — Physicians Committee Twitter: @PCRM IG: @PhysiciansCommittee Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/PCRMFacebook YouTube: https://bit.ly/PCRMYouTube — — — Share the Show Please subscribe and give the show a 5-star rating on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or many other podcast providers. Don’t forget to share it with a friend for inspiration!
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.   — — — Soy Study https://bit.ly/3xn4XrA — — — Vegetarian Heart Disease Study https://bit.ly/3vctv4C — — — Chuck Carroll IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook — — — Barnard Medical Center Telemedicine Schedule Appointment https://bit.ly/BMCtelemed 202-527-7500 — — — Physicians Committee Twitter: @PCRM IG: @PhysiciansCommittee Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/PCRMFacebook YouTube: https://bit.ly/PCRMYouTube — — — Share the Show Please subscribe and give the show a 5-star rating on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or many other podcast providers. Don’t forget to share it with a friend for inspiration!
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!   — — — Kinder Beauty https://kinderbeauty.com — — — Healthy Diet, Healthy Environment Study https://bit.ly/2Qmhzyv — — — Plant-Based Climate Summit https://youtu.be/dxzSfiFz3fo?t=27 — — — Chuck Carroll IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook — — — Barnard Medical Center Telemedicine Schedule Appointment https://bit.ly/BMCtelemed 202-527-7500 — — — Physicians Committee Twitter: @PCRM IG: @PhysiciansCommittee Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/PCRMFacebook YouTube: https://bit.ly/PCRMYouTube — — — Share the Show Please subscribe and give the show a 5-star rating on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or many other podcast providers. Don’t forget to share it with a friend for inspiration!
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! — — — Kinder Beauty https://kinderbeauty.com — — — Water Scarcity Study https://bit.ly/2P6PJps — — — Plant-Based Climate Summit https://youtu.be/dxzSfiFz3fo?t=27 — — — Chuck Carroll IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook — — — Barnard Medical Center Telemedicine Schedule Appointment https://bit.ly/BMCtelemed 202-527-7500 — — — Physicians Committee Twitter: @PCRM IG: @PhysiciansCommittee Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/PCRMFacebook YouTube: https://bit.ly/PCRMYouTube — — — Share the Show Please subscribe and give the show a 5-star rating on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or many other podcast providers. Don’t forget to share it with a friend for inspiration!
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.   — — — Dr. Will Bulsiewicz Fiber Fueled: https://amzn.to/2OHnU6i Online course: http://bit.ly/plantfedgut IG: @theguthealthmd — — — Gut Inflammation Study https://bit.ly/3a9DXBQ — — — Chuck Carroll IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook — — — Barnard Medical Center Telemedicine Schedule Appointment https://bit.ly/BMCtelemed 202-527-7500 — — — Physicians Committee Twitter: @PCRM IG: @PhysiciansCommittee Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/PCRMFacebook YouTube: https://bit.ly/PCRMYouTube — — — Share the Show Please subscribe and give the show a 5-star rating on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or many other podcast providers. Don’t forget to share it with a friend for inspiration!
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!   — — — Heart Health Immersion Register: http://bit.ly/HeartImmersion — — — Quick Fiber Check http://bit.ly/fiberchecklist — — — Lee Crosby Twitter: @Veggie_Quest IG: @leeatveggiequest Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/VeggieQuest Web: https://veggie-quest.com — — — Chuck Carroll IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook — — — Barnard Medical Center Telemedicine Schedule Appointment https://bit.ly/BMCtelemed 202-527-7500 — — — Physicians Committee Twitter: @PCRM IG: @PhysiciansCommittee Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/PCRMFacebook YouTube: https://bit.ly/PCRMYouTube — — — Share the Show Please subscribe and give the show a 5-star rating on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or many other podcast providers. Don’t forget to share it with a friend for inspiration!
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!   If you have a question you’d like to ask the experts on the show, tweet it to @ChuckCarrollWLC using #ExamRoomLive.   — — — Heart Health Immersion Register: http://bit.ly/HeartImmersion — — — Chuck Carroll IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook — — — Dr. Jessica Krant Twitter: @TheSkinMD IG: @drkranttheskinmd Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheSkinMD Web: https://artofdermatology.com — — — Barnard Medical Center Telemedicine Schedule Appointment https://bit.ly/BMCtelemed 202-527-7500 — — — Physicians Committee Twitter: @PCRM IG: @PhysiciansCommittee Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/PCRMFacebook YouTube: https://bit.ly/PCRMYouTube — — — Share the Show Please subscribe and give the show a 5-star rating on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or many other podcast providers. Don’t forget to share it with a friend for inspiration!
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Simon Salinas

Can hear de Barnard half of the time, the audio comes and goes with volume variations when he speaks.

Mar 25th
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Niclas Daniels

Wonderful to hear that #rheumatoidArthritis can be reversed by a healthy diet.

Nov 7th
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Evelyn Herrera

wow. can't believe how fast Dr. funk talks and how much information she packs in each statement. outing her book in my must read list. already shared this episode with a cancer survivor and will continue spreading the word.

Oct 22nd
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Karin Lynn

Hi! Do you have a link to, or more info about the AHA's study looking at their recommended diet vs. vegan diet? Sounds very interesting! I'd like to learn more.

Mar 30th
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Marie-Eve Tremblay

Highly informative and empowering. I love it!

Dec 24th
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