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Meatless Cookout

Memorial Day marks the unofficial start to summer.

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Many pools will be opening, and beaches will be crowded with swimmers and sunbathers for the first time this year. Unfortunately, it also means that millions of hamburgers and hot dogs will tossed on the grill turning an otherwise fun-filled day into a potential health disaster.

Stephen Neabore, M.D., joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll to discuss the cancer-causing compounds that are produced when meat is cooked over an open flame. Plus, you’ll discover which meats contain the highest levels of carcinogens.

But if you’re not having the classic barbecue, what can you put on the grill? Lee Crosby, R.D., L.D., returns to the show with some great palate-pleasing alternatives that everyone will enjoy.

You’ll also hear the remarkable story of Zahrah Dad, who completed her internship with the Barnard Medical Center. Dad is a medical student from the United Kingdom who is completing her studies and will begin practicing just outside London this summer.

She’s proud to be among the growing number of doctors and practitioners who will be speaking with their patients about the importance of preventative medicine through a whole-food plant-based diet.

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