Chuck shed 265 pounds by conquering food addiction and devoting himself to a healthier lifestyle! Eight years later, he’s maintaining the weight loss by eating a plant-based diet. Going vegan once seemed unthinkable to Chuck, but now it’s going back to eating processed meat and dairy that would be inconceivable.
Neal Barnard, M.D.
Dr. Neal Barnard, a real-life rock star and authority on plant-based living, motivates and inspires both new vegans and those who have been plant-powered for life.
A Podcast Examining Vegan Nutrition and Medical News
The Exam Room is the ultimate vegan podcast from the Physicians Committee. Dr. Neal Barnard, a real-life rock star and authority on plant-based living, motivates and inspires the vegan-curious and those who have been plant-powered for life. Learn the secrets to radically improving your health as show host “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll, who lost 265 pounds and kept it off, goes one-on-one with others who have transformed their lives. Then dive into the science of a vegan diet! What can eating just one hamburger do to the body? Is cheese really addictive? Plus, recipes and breaking medical news from the Physicians Committee.
Nov. 15, 2017
It’s a vegan Thanksgiving! Dr. Neal Barnard welcomes you to the debut podcast from The Physicians Committee. “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll finds out the ill effects and what really happens to your body when you eat a traditional Thanksgiving dinner with turkey, gravy, cheese and more! Barnard Medical Center Director Dr. Jim Loomis talks nutrient density and shares a vegan recipe for cauliflower buffalo wings that will knock your socks off! Chuck goes one-on-one with Betty Mizek who emotionally talks about how surviving heart attack led her to going vegan. Plus, nutritionist Susan Levin discusses the health benefits of going vegan and a new campaign from the Physicians Committee to highlight vegan foods on Amtrak. Full Episode Details >