The Exam Room by the Physicians Committee podcast

The Exam Room by the Physicians Committee

Physicians Committee

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!

299 episodios

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    How Much Fiber Do You Need? | Dr. Will Bulsiewicz Live Q&A

    52:05

    How much fiber should you eat each day? Only 5% of Americans are getting enough, leaving the other 95% at greater risk for developing serious health complications! They may possibly even be feeling cranky since there is a good chance they are backed up!   Dr. Will Bulsiewicz is back to clear up confusion and clean out your system as he joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll to reveal how much fiber you should be eating. More importantly, he’ll tell you how easy it is to get it!    Chuck also opens The Doctor’s Mailbag on The Exam Room LIVE for Dr. B to answer viewer questions about gut health:   - Does nonorganic produce harm gut bacteria? - Can healthy gut bacteria help diabetes? - Can dehydration cause constipation? - What are the best foods to restore good gut bacteria? - Which foods contain natural probiotics? - And many more!   Chuck also reports on a new study showing mushrooms may help prevent depression.   — — — Dr. Will Bulsiewicz Fiber Fueled: https://amzn.to/2OHnU6i 7-Day Plant-Fed Gut Challenge: http://bit.ly/plantfedgut Instagram: @theguthealthmd — — — Chuck Carroll Instagram: @ChuckCarrollWLC Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC Facebook: http://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook — — — Barnard Medical Center Appointments https://bit.ly/BMCtelemed 202-527-7500 — — — 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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    Top 12 Superfoods For Fighting Breast Cancer | Dr. Kristi Funk

    48:03

    Studies show certain foods can substantially lower the risk of breast cancer. Some of them may already be in your kitchen!   Dr. Kristi Funk, board-certified breast cancer surgeon and best-selling author, reveals the 12 best superfoods for fighting breast cancer as she joins "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll on The Exam Room™ podcast.   The scientifically proven healthy dozen includes everything from popular fruits and vegetables to the most common spices.   This is the second of four special episodes dedicated to breast cancer.   Dr. Funk is helping to lead the Let's Beat Breast Cancer campaign with the Physicians Committee. She encourages women to take the four-week LBBC challenge to improve their health and reduce their risk for breast cancer.   — — — Let’s Beat Breast Cancer 4-Week Challenge https://letsbeatbreastcancer.org — — — BREASTS: The Owner’s Manual https://amzn.to/3mmCP3h — — — Dr. Kristi Funk Summit: https://bit.ly/CncrKckng21 Website: https://pinklotus.com IG: @drkristifunk Twitter: @drkristifunk Facebook: https://bit.ly/DrFunkFB — — — Chuck Carroll IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC Facebook: http://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook — — — Barnard Medical Center Appointments https://bit.ly/BMCtelemed 202-527-7500 — — — 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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    Soda and Keto or Fruits and Veggies: What's Best for Breasts? | Dr. Kristi Funk Live Q&A

    45:25

    From genetics to hormones to the food you eat and what you drink, this is everything you wanted to know about what can affect your odds of getting breast cancer.   Board-certified breast cancer surgeon and best-selling author Dr. Kristi Funk joins "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll to answer viewer questions about the disease that will be diagnosed in nearly 270,000 women this year.   Among the questions answered:   - Can soda cause breast cancer? - Which fruits and vegetables are best for fighting cancer? - Does the keto diet make women more likely to get breast cancer? - Can a plant-based diet improve the effectiveness of treatment? - Does olive oil protect against breast cancer? - Are plant-based omega-3 sources as effective as fish sources for fighting cancer? - Plus, many more!   — — — Let’s Beat Breast Cancer 4-Week Challenge https://letsbeatbreastcancer.org — — — Breasts: The Owner’s Manual https://amzn.to/3mmCP3h — — — Dr. Kristi Funk Summit: https://bit.ly/CncrKckng21 Website: https://pinklotus.com IG: @drkristifunk Twitter: @drkristifunk Facebook: https://bit.ly/DrFunkFB — — — Chuck Carroll IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC Facebook: http://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook — — — Barnard Medical Center Appointments https://bit.ly/BMCtelemed 202-527-7500 — — — 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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    90% Fewer Breast Cancer Cases? It's Possible. Here's How. | Dr. Kristi Funk

    56:14

    Only about 10% of breast cancer cases can be attributed to genetics. As for the other 90%? Much of that is up to you! You have enormous power to reduce your risk of being one of the nearly 270,000 women who will be diagnosed with it this year.   Dr. Kristi Funk, board-certified breast cancer surgeon and best-selling author, unveils the steps you can take to dramatically improve your chances of living cancer-free as she joins "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll on The Exam Room™ podcast.   Dr. Funk is helping to lead the Let's Beat Breast Cancer campaign with the Physicians Committee. She encourages women to take the four-week LBBC challenge to improve their health and reduce their risk for breast cancer.   — — — Let’s Beat Breast Cancer 4-Week Challenge https://letsbeatbreastcancer.org — — — BREASTS: The Owner’s Manual https://amzn.to/3mmCP3h — — — Dr. Kristi Funk Summit: https://bit.ly/CncrKckng21 Website: https://pinklotus.com IG: @drkristifunk Twitter: @drkristifunk Facebook: https://bit.ly/DrFunkFB — — — Chuck Carroll IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC Facebook: http://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook — — — Barnard Medical Center Appointments https://bit.ly/BMCtelemed 202-527-7500 — — — 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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    Does Intermittent Fasting Work and More Questions Answered | Dr. Neal Barnard Live Q&A

    38:24

    Intermittent fasting is the most popular diet in the world, according to some estimates. But are its supposed health benefits legitimate?   Dr. Neal Barnard shares the upside of fasting and cautions about the things many people do unknowingly that erase its positive effects.   Dr. Barnard also answers other diet and health related questions when he joins "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll on The Exam Room Live.   Among the questions answered in the Doctor's Mailbag:   - How much fat should be in a low-fat diet? - How can vegans get enough protein without eating nuts or legumes? - Which plant-based foods are good for calcium? - Are protein shakes healthy? - Plus, many more!   Chuck also reports on a large study showing that a plant-based diet can protect against prostate cancer.   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.   — — — Gregory J. Reiter Memorial Fund https://gregoryreiterfund.org — — — Fight Hot Flashes with Food Classes Register: https://bit.ly/HotFlashFood — — — Prostate Cancer Study https://bit.ly/3zTNtDp — — — Healthy For A Lifetime Register: https://www.healthyforalifetime.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 Appointments https://bit.ly/BMCtelemed 202-527-7500 — — — 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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    Think Positive for Good Health With Bryan Cressey + Bonus Q&A with Dr. Neal Barnard and Dr. Michael Greger

    45:14

    A positive mindset can be ultra-important to improve your health.   Bryan Cressey, co-founder of one of the largest private equity firms in the U.S., has been vegan since 1997. He joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll to share how eating a plant-based diet for more than a quarter century has helped him excel in business as much as with his own well-being. To Bryan, the benefits begin with your personal health and spill over into other areas of your life.   Also, revisit the day that Dr. Michael Greger and Dr. Neal Barnard broke the vegan internet! Chuck dives into The Exam Room archives to revisit a special live Q&A with two of the leading voices in health and nutrition!   Dr. Barnard and Dr. Greger answer these questions from The Doctor's Mailbag:   -  How many nuts should you eat every day? -  Can vitamin D improve the immune system? -  What nutrient can naturally lower estrogen? -  How do the nutrients in white rice differ from brown rice? -  Should vegans have regular blood tests to check nutrient levels? -  And more! — — — Bryan Cressey Be A Winner Book: https://amzn.to/3CSs8fq IG: @bryancressey — — — Dr. Michael Greger How To Survive A Pandemic Book: https://amzn.to/3dofBng Twitter: @nutrition_facts IG: @michaelgregermd — — — Chuck Carroll Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook — — — Dr. Neal Barnard Twitter: @DrNealBarnard IG: @DrNealBarnard Facebook: http://bit.ly/DrBarnardFB — — — Physicians Committee Twitter: @PCRM IG: @PhysiciansCommittee Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/PCRMFacebook — — — Barnard Medical Center Schedule Appointment: https://bit.ly/BMCtelemed — — — 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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    Food Fight! Crowning the Healthiest Foods for Kids | Dr. Yami Live Q&A

    40:14

    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 Mailbag:   - What are the healthiest snacks for kids? - Is a vegan diet healthy for children? - How much fat do children need in their diet? - What are good alternatives to lunch meat? - How can stop sugar cravings in kids? - Can children get hooked on fast food at an early age? - Plus, many more!   — — — Healthy School Lunch Resources https://bit.ly/SchoolLunchHelp — — — Dr. Yami IG: @thedoctoryami Facebook: https://bit.ly/DrYamiFB Web: https://www.doctoryami.com — — — Chuck Carroll IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC Facebook: http://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook — — — Barnard Medical Center Appointments https://bit.ly/BMCtelemed 202-527-7500 — — — 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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    Moby: The Heartwarming Reason I'm Vegan

    36:38

    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 their love for animals.   Moby also talks about using his body as a billboard for the causes he believes in.   And you’ll find out what may be the most popular recipe in his newly released The Little Pine Cookbook, which features vegan recipes from a restaurant he founded in Los Angeles.   — — — Moby Cookbook https://amzn.to/3AtELg1 — — — Support PCRM https://pcrm.org/donate — — — Moby Twitter: @thelittleidiot IG: @moby Moby Doc: https://bit.ly/MobyDoc1 iTunes: https://apple.co/3EB3KQT Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3AuF6Pu — — — Chuck Carroll IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC Facebook: http://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook — — — Barnard Medical Center Appointments https://bit.ly/BMCtelemed 202-527-7500 — — — 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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    Foods That Help Depression | Dr. Neal Barnard Live Q&A

    41:08

    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 improve depression? - Will junk food help depression or make the symptoms worse? - Why do we crave junk food when we're depressed? - What are the most important nutrients for mental health? - Plus, 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.   — — — 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 Appointments https://bit.ly/BMCtelemed 202-527-7500 — — — 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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    Why Are We Overweight? It's More Than Calories | Dr. Mickey Witte

    36:03

    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 pleasure and reward centers activated in the brain by food.   Dr. Witte is an adjunct professor at the University of Miami specializing in obesity science.   Also, Chuck reports on a study showing foods with flavonoids can help lower high blood pressure.   — — — Dr. Mickey Witte IG: @MickeyEatsPlants Twitter: @DrMickeyWit https://www.mickeyeatsplants.com — — — Chuck Carroll IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC Facebook: http://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook — — — High Blood Pressure Study https://bit.ly/FlavonoidStudy — — — Barnard Medical Center Appointments https://bit.ly/BMCtelemed 202-527-7500 — — — 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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