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Dive into the science of your diet! Learn how a humble blueberry can fight cancer or what the longest living cultures in the world are eating. Every episode is packed with facts that will raise your health IQ and boost your nutrition knowledge. "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll is joined by Dr. Neal Barnard, founder of The Physicians Committee, and other leading doctors and dietitians. Unlock the secrets to living longer and healthier life and how to fight diseases with every meal.

The Exam Room by the Physicians Committee Physicians Committee

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.9 • 3.1K Ratings

Dive into the science of your diet! Learn how a humble blueberry can fight cancer or what the longest living cultures in the world are eating. Every episode is packed with facts that will raise your health IQ and boost your nutrition knowledge. "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll is joined by Dr. Neal Barnard, founder of The Physicians Committee, and other leading doctors and dietitians. Unlock the secrets to living longer and healthier life and how to fight diseases with every meal.

    Salt and the Microbiome: How Sodium Affects Gut Health | Dr. Will Bulsiewicz

    Salt and the Microbiome: How Sodium Affects Gut Health | Dr. Will Bulsiewicz

    While we often link excess salt intake to heart disease and high blood pressure, the damage to the gut and microbiome is not to be overlooked.
     
    Join Chuck Carroll and the master of gut health, Dr. Will Bulsiewicz, MD, MSCI, for a deep dive into the impact of sodium on your microbiome.
     
    Tune in to discover:
    - How excessive salt intake can disrupt your gut bacteria and cause a host of health issues.
    - The effects of high-sodium diets on gut bacteria.
    - The role of potassium-rich foods in balancing sodium levels.
    - Tips to help you navigate the sodium minefield in everyday foods.
    - How to reduce salt without sacrificing flavor.
    - Dr. B’s exciting announcement about his supplement company, 38Tera.
     
    Don't miss this enlightening conversation that could change the way you think about salt and your health!
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    Dr. Will Bulsiewicz
    38Tera: https://38tera.com
    Online courses: https://theplantfedgut.com
    Fiber Fueled Cookbook: https://amzn.to/34y6GQP
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theguthealthmd
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    Feast & Fallow
    Website: https://feastandfallow.com
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/feastandfallowcafe
    — — EVENTS — —
    International Conference on Nutrition in Medicine
    Where: Washington, DC — Grand Hyatt
    Date: August 15-17
    Who: Drs. Neal Barnard, Dean Ornish, Alan Desmond, Gemma Newman, Jim Loomis, Thomas Campbell, Kristi Funk, and more!
    Tickets: https://www.pcrm.org/icnm
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    National Health Association Conference
    Where: Online
    Date: June 27-30
    Who: Drs. Neal Barnard, Caldwell Esselstyn, Joel Fuhrman, Alan Goldhamer, Stephan Esser. Plus, Chuck Carroll, Ann and Jane Esselstyn, and more!
    Tickets: https://bit.ly/NHAConf2024
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    • 48 min
    What to Eat to Reduce Injury and Recover Faster | Dr. Stephan Esser

    What to Eat to Reduce Injury and Recover Faster | Dr. Stephan Esser

    Dr. Stephan Esser, a distinguished sports medicine specialist, brings a wealth of experience and a deep commitment to plant-based living.
     
    Trained at Harvard and the Mayo Clinic, Dr. Esser has served as the team physician for the University of North Florida's Division I athletics and now runs a sports and lifestyle medicine practice. Beyond his professional credentials, he also has experience as a top-ranked tennis player, giving him a personal understanding of the demands of high-level athletic performance.
     
    In this episode of The Exam Room, Dr. Esser sits down with host Chuck Carroll, "The Weight Loss Champion," to explore:
    - His personal journey as a fourth-generation plant-based eater
    - The connection between plant-based nutrition and athletic performance
    - Key nutrition tips for athletes to prevent injuries, reduce inflammation, and boost recovery
     
    Dr. Esser also shares transformative stories from his practice, highlighting the profound impact of nutrition on athletic performance and overall health.
     
    Join us for this enlightening discussion on how a plant-based diet can help you achieve peak health and performance.
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    Dr. Stephan Esser
    Website: https://esserhealth.com
    Website: https://essersports.com
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/esserhealth
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EsserHealth
    — — EVENTS — —
    International Conference on Nutrition in Medicine
    Where: Washington, DC — Grand Hyatt
    Date: August 15-17
    Who: Drs. Neal Barnard, Dean Ornish, Alan Desmond, Gemma Newman, Jim Loomis, Thomas Campbell, Kristi Funk, and more!
    Tickets: https://www.pcrm.org/icnm
    — — —
    National Health Association Conference
    Where: Online
    Date: June 27-30
    Who: Drs. Neal Barnard, Caldwell Esselstyn, Joel Fuhrman, Alan Goldhamer, Stephan Esser. Plus, Chuck Carroll, Ann and Jane Esselstyn, and more!
    Tickets: https://bit.ly/NHAConf2024
    — — THIS IS US — —
    The Exam Room Podcast
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    Chuck Carroll
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    Facebook: http://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook
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    Physicians Committee
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    • 48 min
    Strength and Recovery Secrets of a UFC Hall of Famer | Rashad Evans

    Strength and Recovery Secrets of a UFC Hall of Famer | Rashad Evans

    Rashad Evans is a UFC Hall of Famer, MMA legend, and now a health advocate. He has embarked on a journey of transformation that is nothing short of inspiring.
     
    Rashad joins "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll on The Exam Room to discuss how transitioning to a plant-based diet has enhanced his training program and generated faster recovery times.
     
    In this episode, you'll hear Rashad's insights on:
    - How a plant-based diet transformed his athletic performance
    - The surprising role mushrooms play in his health regimen
    - His newfound passion for plant-based cooking and favorite go-to meals
     
    Rashad also shares details about his latest venture, Umbo, and how functional mushrooms are making a difference for athletes and health enthusiasts alike.
     
    Tune into this episode if you're curious about how diet changes can lead to enhanced health and athletic gains. It is an inspiring conversation that could change the way you think about nutrition and wellness.
    — — SHOW LINKS — —
    Rashad Evans
    Umbo: https://getumbo.com
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/getumbo
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sugarashadevans
    X: https://twitter.com/SugaRashadEvans
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    International Conference on Nutrition in Medicine
    Where: Washington, DC — Grand Hyatt
    Date: August 15-17
    Who: Drs. Neal Barnard, Dean Ornish, Alan Desmond, Gemma Newman, Jim Loomis, Thomas Campbell, Kristi Funk, and more!
    — — THIS IS US — —
    The Exam Room Podcast
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    Chuck Carroll
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    Facebook: http://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook
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    Physicians Committee
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    • 37 min
    Best Foods for Kidney Health and Function | Dr. Neal Barnard Q&A

    Best Foods for Kidney Health and Function | Dr. Neal Barnard Q&A

    Your kidneys need good fuel to function at their best. The best foods for kidney health are revealed by Dr. Neal Barnard as he joins Chuck Carroll on The Exam Room Podcast.
     
    Topics Discussed
    - Top foods for kidneys
    - Worst foods for kidneys
    - Most important nutrients for kidneys
    - Healthiest kidney diets
    - Managing chronic kidney disease naturally
    - Slowing progression of kidney disease with diet
    - Omega-3's and kidney health
    - Iron deficiency and kidney health
    - Antioxidants and kidney function
    - And more!
     
    Chuck is also joined by Lisa DeCrescente from Planet Maryland.
     
    This episode 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.
     
    — — THE POWER FOODS DIET — —
    Order the book: https://amzn.to/3GmCxUj
    — — SHOW LINKS — —
    Gregory J. Reiter Memorial Fund
    https://gregoryreiterfund.org
    — — EVENTS — —
    Planet Maryland
    Where: Chevy Chase, MD — Elm Street Urban Park
    Date: June 2, 2024
    Who: PCRM's Dr. Roxie Becker and more!
    Website: https://planetseriesevents.org/maryland
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    Planted Expo
    Where: Vancouver, BC — Vancouver Convention Center West
    Date: June 1-2, 2024
    Who: Chuck Carroll, Dr. Michael Greger, Carleigh Bodrug, Robert Cheeke, and more!
    Tickets: https://bit.ly/PlantedVancouver2024
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    International Conference on Nutrition in Medicine
    Where: Washington, DC — Grand Hyatt
    Date: August 15-17
    Who: Drs. Neal Barnard, Dean Ornish, Alan Desmond, Gemma Newman, Jim Loomis, Thomas Campbell, Kristi Funk, and more!
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    Chuck Carroll
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    Physicians Committee
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    • 40 min
    Plants Saved His Life: One Determined Vegan | Kelley Gilberry

    Plants Saved His Life: One Determined Vegan | Kelley Gilberry

    Plants didn't just change Kelley Gilberry's life. They saved his life.
     
    He was overweight, battling heart disease, and struggled with high blood sugar, too.
     
    But the military vet would not surrender to an early death. Instead, he fought to reclaim his health. And he did so by arming himself with a plant-based diet.
     
    Soon he would be winning the battle, reversing his heart disease, bringing his blood sugar back under control, and shedding the excess weight that had been troubling him.
     
    Now Kelley has a new mission: to help others do the same.
     
    That is why he calls himself One Determined Vegan.
     
    He joins "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll to share his keys to success and how you can improve your health, too!
    — — SHOW LINKS — —
    Kelley Gilberry
    Book: https://amzn.to/4dQdqsy
    Website: https://onedeterminedvegan.com
    IG: https://www.instagram.com/one_determined_vegan
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    Planted Expo
    Where: Vancouver, BC — Vancouver Convention Center West
    Date: June 1-2, 2024
    Who: Chuck Carroll, Dr. Michael Greger, Carleigh Bodrug, Robert Cheeke, and more!
    Tickets: https://bit.ly/PlantedVancouver2024
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    International Conference on Nutrition in Medicine
    Where: Washington, DC — Grand Hyatt
    Date: August 15-17
    Who: Drs. Neal Barnard, Dean Ornish, Alan Desmond, Gemma Newman, Jim Loomis, Thomas Campbell, Kristi Funk, and more!
    — — THIS IS US — —
    The Exam Room Podcast
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    Chuck Carroll
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    • 58 min
    What to Eat for Clear Skin | Dr. Suzanne Bruce

    What to Eat for Clear Skin | Dr. Suzanne Bruce

    Acne, dry skin, rosacea, blemishes, and other skin conditions can often improve by eating different foods.
     
    Dr. Suzanne Bruce, a double board-certified dermatologist, gives her top skin rejuvenating foods when she joins Chuck Carroll on The Exam Room Podcast.
     
    Topics
    - Foods that cause acne and foods that help
    - Anti-aging and vitamin E
    - Foods that prevent wrinkles
    - Sugar and its effect on skin
    - Dairy and blemishes
    - Alcohol's effect on skin
    - Spicy food and skin conditions
    - Caffeine and skin health
    - Healthy skin benefits of fruit
    - Is too much fruit a bad thing?
    - Omega-3 fatty acids and youthful skin
    - And more!
     
    — — SHOW LINKS — —
    Dr. Suzanne Bruce
    Appointments: https://www.sba-skincare.com
    IG: https://www.instagram.com/sbadermatology
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sbadermatology
    — — EVENTS — —
    Planted Expo - Vancouver
    Where: Vancouver Convention Center West
    Date: June 1-2, 2024
    Who: Chuck Carroll, Dr. Michael Greger, Carleigh Bodrug, Robert Cheeke, and more!
    Tickets: https://bit.ly/PlantedVancouver2024
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    International Conference on Nutrition in Medicine – Washington, DC
    Where: Grand Hyatt
    Date: August 15-17
    Who: Drs. Neal Barnard, Dean Ornish, Alan Desmond, Gemma Newman, Jim Loomis, Thomas Campbell, Kristi Funk, and more!
    — — THIS IS US — —
    The Exam Room Podcast
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    Chuck Carroll
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    • 42 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
3.1K Ratings

3.1K Ratings

Mokyin ,

Fabulous podcast!

So much important information! You owe it to yourself to follow and listen to The Exam Room and raise your health IQ!

GWRankine ,

Great evidence based information

The show is full of great information that you can act on to greatly improve your health. Chuck is a terrific host. He asks good questions and lets the experts explain.

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Chuck is Fantasitc

How lucky Dr. Barnard is to have him.

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