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Best Diet for Weight Loss: Vegan or Mediterranean Diet?

Best Diet for Weight Loss: Vegan or Mediterranean Diet?

Will you lose more weight on a vegan diet or the Mediterranean diet? "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll is joined by Dr. Neal Barnard to discuss the results of a study that tested the diets head to head to see which is best for slimming down and getting healthy!

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The study also examines which diet reigns supreme for improving blood pressure, cholesterol, and diabetes.

Also, find out whether the brain causes you to crave fatty foods when you’re on a low-fat diet. 

Plus, Dr. Barnard will raise your health IQ and answer listener questions when Chuck opens The Doctor’s Mailbag. 

  • Will you automatically gain weight once you stop eating a low-carb diet like keto?
  • How long does it take for cholesterol to improve on a plant-based diet?
  • Is it better to eat an olive rather than olive oil?
  • What is the best way to strengthen bones and joints? 
  • And many more!

The pair also look at new evidence showing COVID-19 is causing diabetes in people who have no history of the disease. 

If you have a question you’d like to ask the doctors on the show, tweet it to @ChuckCarrollWLC using #ExamRoomLive. 

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