The Exam Room by the Physicians Committee

Health & Wellness Podcasts

Raise your health IQ with 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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Raise your health IQ with 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

Can Vegan Diet Help Beat Drug and Alcohol Addiction? | Adam Sud and Tara Kemp, PhD

2/7/2023
Is it possible for diet changes to help someone recovering from drug or alcohol abuse? A recovering addict teamed with researchers to find out. Adam Sud has used a plant-based diet as a key component to his continued ability to maintain sobriety for many years. He wanted to see whether it was possible to replicate the success. He and lead researcher Tara Kemp, PhD, join “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll to talk about what happened when patients at a rehab facility began eating a...

Duration:01:04:55

How to Live Longer: Foods That Add Years to Your Life | Dr. Neal Barnard Live Q&A

2/2/2023
You can live longer than the average person. Discover how. The average man in America will only live to be 73 years old, while the average woman will reach 79. But what most people don't realize is that many of the sicknesses and diseases that eventually kill them are preventable. In fact, studies show that simple diet changes can help women live more than 6 years longer. For men, it's an astounding 9.5 years! The secrets to adding years to your life are revealed by Dr. Neal Barnard as...

Duration:00:52:00

5 Steps for Meat Lovers to Go Vegan | Stephanie McBurnett, RDN

1/31/2023
Did you know the average American eats nearly 300 pounds of meat every year, according to some estimates? That can make the idea of going on a vegan diet seem impossible. But it's not! Dietitian Stephanie McBurnett joins "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll on The Exam Room Podcast to share her easy five-step process for even the biggest burger fans to transition to a plant-based diet. Her tips will walk you through eating at home, at restaurants, and parties without feeling alone in...

Duration:00:45:21

How to Stop Bloating: Expert Tips with Dr. Alan Desmond | Health All-Stars Series

1/26/2023
Bloating stinks! Here are tips that can help from a gastroenterologist. Bloating and gas can be uncomfortable, painful, and ruin your day. But there are some things you can do beyond just taking antacids and gas relief pills that will help. Dr. Alan Desmond shares his strategies and best foods for bloating when he joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll on The Exam Room LIVE. This is episode 8 of the Health All-Stars series. The series also features interviews with Dr....

Duration:00:51:48

Hero Doc’s 3 Foods to Heal Your Heart | Dr. Steve Lome

1/24/2023
Millions of Americans have heart disease. These foods greatly reduce your risk of becoming one of them and possibly even help reverse the disease if you already have it! Hero cardiologist Dr. Steve Lome gives his top three foods for heart health when he joins “The Weight Loss Champion” on The Exam Room Podcast. Dr. Lome saved the lives of two runners who collapsed after suffering heart attacks while running a marathon. Both are now following Dr. Lome’s dietary advice, including eating...

Duration:00:47:05

Weight Loss Drugs or Diet: What Works Best? | Dr. Neal Barnard Live Q&A

1/19/2023
Weight loss drugs are exploding in popularity with millions turning to them in hopes of improving their health and finally losing the pounds that only seem to keep piling on. But are they as effective as other popular diets and measures? "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll, who lost nearly 300 pounds, is joined by Dr. Neal Barnard for an honest exploration of what's best for long-term success. Dr. Barnard has devoted much of his career to improving the health of millions by...

Duration:00:43:35

Foods That Relieve Pain Naturally | Dr. Jim Loomis Live Q&A

1/17/2023
Pain relief isn't just found in a bottle. Plenty of foods can also help with everything from arthritis to headaches and even post-workout aches. Dr. Jim Loomis reveals the foods that are natural pain relievers when he joins "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll on The Exam Room LIVE. Dr. Loomis’ Recovery Shake Recipe - 8-12 oz tart cherry juice - 1 cup fresh or frozen kale - 1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries - 1 frozen banana - 1 tsp. cinnamon - 1 tsp. ginger - 1 tsp....

Duration:00:28:33

Best Foods For Healthy Skin: Eating For a Youthful Complexion with Dr. Gemma Newman

1/13/2023
Learn the best foods for healthy skin and a more youthful complexion. Dr. Gemma Newman shares what you can eat to look your best when she joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll for a live Q&A on episode seven of The Exam Room Health All-Stars series. Topics Covered - What are the most hydrating foods? - What foods can help get rid of acne? - What foods help psoriasis and eczema? - Can sugar and fried food cause breakouts? - Can food help eliminate wrinkles? - Are topical...

Duration:00:48:24

5 Tips to Reverse Diabetes Naturally with Cyrus Khambatta, PhD | Health All-Stars Series

1/12/2023
You can reverse diabetes without medication. It is possible! Learn how to improve insulin resistance naturally with Cyrus Khambatta, PhD, co-founder of Mastering Diabetes. He has five tips that can help you lower blood sugar and reclaim your health when he joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll for episode six of The Exam Room Health All-Stars series. The series also features Dr. Michael Greger, Dr. Neal Barnard, Dr. Will Bulsiewicz, Dr. T. Colin Campbell, Cyrus Khambatta from...

Duration:00:41:27

Creating a Stronger Immune System with Dr. T. Colin Campbell | Health All-Stars Series

1/11/2023
Dr. T. Colin Campbell wants to help you improve your immune system. The author of The China Study joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll for a live Q&A about the strong connection between food and immunity. Your diet can become the first line of defense to protect yourself from cancer, heart disease, diabetes, Covid-19, high blood pressure, and more! Dr. Campbell also shares what he feels is the most significant carcinogen that humans consume. Billions are unaware that they’re...

Duration:00:47:52

No Meat, No Man Card? Not True, Dude! with Rip Esselstyn | Health All-Stars Series

1/10/2023
Learn how to build muscle and keep your manhood running full throttle without eating meat! Rip Esselstyn, founder of Plant Strong, shows you the way to be stronger and healthier than you've ever been when he joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll for episode four of The Exam Room Health All-Stars series. Eating plant-based does not mean you have to check your man card! Not only can you build bigger muscles, you'll also have a much smaller chance of dying of the diseases that...

Duration:00:48:31

5 Power Foods You Should Be Eating with Dr. Will Bulsiewicz | Health All-Stars Series

1/6/2023
Learn the five power foods you should be eating every day from a world-renown gastroenterologist! The must-haves from Dr. Will Bulsiewicz, New York Times bestselling author of Fiber Fueled, can do an impressive job of improving your health. Find out what to put on your plate when he joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll for episode three of The Exam Room Health All-Stars series. Plus, Dr. Bulsiewicz will answer viewer questions from The Doctor's Mailbag. Topics...

Duration:00:54:01

Most Popular Diets Reviewed with Dr. Neal Barnard | Health All-Stars Series

1/5/2023
From Weight Watchers to Jenny Craig. From the Mediterranean and DASH diets to a raw diet. How healthy are the supposedly healthiest diets? They go under the microscope when Dr. Neal Barnard joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll for a closer look on episode two of The Exam Room Health All-Stars series. Plus, the Exam Roomies have a long list of some of the craziest diets they’ve tried! Spoiler: They didn’t work. Other Topics Discussed - How to convince others that a...

Duration:01:01:31

A Dozen Ideas for Health with Dr. Michael Greger | Health All-Stars Series

1/4/2023
Dr. Michael Greger has a dozen (and more) ways to improve your health as The Exam Room Health All-Stars series begins. Dr. Greger joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll to talk about his Daily Dozen checklist and answer nutrition questions from the Exam Roomies. Topics Discussed - Should you always eat organic? - How much water should you drink? - Vegans living longer than average. - Best vegetables for the immune system. - The healthiest beans. - How to maximize nutrient...

Duration:00:40:01

23 Tips for a Healthy Vegan Diet | Dr. Neal Barnard and Carleigh Bodrug

1/1/2023
From creative ways to replace hamburgers and hot dogs to the healthiest vegetables to easy ideas for cutting back on fat, these are 23 tips to eat a healthy vegan diet in 2023. Dr. Neal Barnard and best-selling author Carleigh Bodrug of PlantYou join “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll to share advice anyone can use. It works whether you’re trying a plant-based diet for the first time or have been vegan for years and want to become even healthier. Dr. Barnard has tips on the...

Duration:01:05:21

Top 5 of 2022: Foods for Memory, Hair Loss, Cholesterol, Cancer, and Gut | The Exam Room Podcast

12/27/2022
Foods that help with hair loss, high cholesterol, gut health, memory loss, and cancer are on the list of the five biggest episodes of The Exam Room Podcast for 2022. “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll looks back at the year in health with Dr. Neal Barnard, Dr. Will Bulsiewicz and cancer survivor Lauren Kretzer. You will learn the best spices for your gut, the top foods for lowering cholesterol and your risk of cancer, and how one nutrient in particular can stop your body from...

Duration:00:42:57

Urgent Help Needed: Make The World A Healthier Place | Dr. Neal Barnard and Friends Live Telethon

12/22/2022
2022 was a busy year for the Physicians Committee—but we’re not resting! We’re still fighting Elon Musk’s cruel animal experiments. And we continue to reach millions of people worldwide with the benefits of a plant-based diet. But that’s just the start and we need your support to keep our extraordinary momentum going! -- MATCH YOUR GIFT -- https://www.pcrm.org/ER -- All donations will be matched through Dec. 31 -- Dr. Neal Barnard, joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll,...

Duration:02:05:37

5 Foods You Should Stop Eating | Dr. Will Bulsiewicz Live Q&A

12/15/2022
These are the five foods you should stop eating today! Dr. Will Bulsiewicz, New York Times bestselling author of Fiber Fueled, reveals his list of the worst foods for your health when he joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll on The Exam Room LIVE. The list includes one of the most popular candies in the world and foods that are probably in your refrigerator or pantry right now. Plus, Dr. Bulsiewicz will answer viewer questions from The Doctor's Mailbag. Topics...

Duration:00:59:02

He Lost 160 Pounds and Got His Life Back | Anthony Masiello

12/13/2022
Anthony Masiello lost a ton of weight an gained his life back. He dropped an incredible 160 pounds after switching to an exclusively plant-based diet. The journey changed the trajectory of his professional career and gave him a new lease on life as a father of a young child. After becoming too big to fit on a ride with the child, he knew he needed to change. And did he ever! He is now a national board-certified health and wellness coach as well as the co-founder and CEO of Plant Based...

Duration:00:58:35

You’re Eating Parasites If You're Eating Fish | Dr. Neal Barnard Live Q&A

12/8/2022
Almost every fish sold in stores is infested with parasites. And unsuspecting people are eating them every day! More than 90% of some wild-caught fish is estimated to be infected with at least parasite eggs, while more than 75% of filets from wild-caught salmon contain parasitic worms. What does this mean for your health? The risks are exposed with Dr. Neal Barnard as he joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll on The Exam Room Podcast. Also covered: - Where do the...

Duration:00:51:26