The Exam Room by the Physicians Committee

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Do you know which foods are actually healthy for kids? There's a good chance that what you were taught growing up isn't the most sound nutrition advice!   Pediatrician Dr. Yami joins "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll to crown the undispu
Moby shares the heartwarming story of his love of animals and the epiphany he had that led him to go vegan.   Moby also remembers the animals his father rescued from a lab when the future music megastar was little more than a toddler.   Despite
Help for depression could come from your next meal! There are many foods that can help ward off the blues, but there are also just as many that can cause you to become depressed.   Dr. Neal Barnard separates the good foods from the bad and reve
Becoming overweight is not as simple as eating more calories than you burn. It’s far more than just eating too much fat. In fact, obesity is a complex assortment of issues that few truly understand.   Neuroscientist Dr. Mickey Witte joins “The
One out of every 10 people will develop painful kidney stones in their lifetime. In many cases a person’s diet can play a large role.   What foods help kidney stones? What foods can cause them?   Those are the two key questions answered by Dr.
There are a lot of foods that people with diabetes aren't eating even though they are perfectly healthy!   These are 10 plant-based foods that surprisingly won't cause a blood sugar spike. Deitra Dennis, a registered nurse and national board ce
Learn how your diet can be the first line of defense for your immune system.   Dr. Neal Barnard shares the foods that can help prevent the common cold and flu as well as the foods that roll out the red carpet for infection.   He joins “The Weig
Is it better to cut fat or cut carbs for weight loss? We get the definitive answer!   Dr. Vanita Rahman and dietitian Karen Smith join “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll to weigh the pros and cons of low-fat and low-carb diets to determin
Is the keto diet the best diet for weight loss or your ticket to an early grave? Research from hundreds of studies is reviewed to find out!   Dietitian Lee Crosby joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll for a live keto diet Q&A on The Ex
Doctors told Kate McGoey-Smith she had only a few years to live. She was suffering from a rare heart condition and required an oxygen tank just to breathe. As if that weren’t enough, Kate also lost her vision and had diabetes.   But that diagno
Explore how your diet can help heal your thyroid on this episode of The Exam Room LIVE with Dr. Neal Barnard and "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll.   Dr. Barnard answers these questions:   - Can a vegan diet help thyroid problems? - Can
The research keeps pouring in from dozens of new studies showing that a vegan diet can supercharge your health!   Dr. Robert Freeman explores a mountain of data from the past year that links a diet free of meat and dairy to lower rates of chron
How often should you poop? Once a day? Every other day? Get the answer from gastroenterologist Dr. Will Bulsiewicz as he joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll for a special edition of The Exam Room LIVE.   Dr. Bulsiewicz is the author
The average person has gained 25 pounds during the pandemic and is now struggling to shed the unwanted weight!   Join “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll and Dr. Vanita Rahman for weight loss tips that actually work and get the scale movin
A plant-based diet can help prevent severe cases of COVID-19 and may reduce the risk of becoming infected altogether, according to two studies.   Dr. Neal Barnard explores research analyzing the diets of healthcare workers in six countries. The
Dr. Will Bulsiewicz reveals the healthiest foods for your gut! No, the list does not include Kraft's new mac and cheese ice cream. Yes, that is a real thing.   Join the author of Fiber Fueled and "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll as they
Learn three steps that can help alleviate the uncomfortable symptoms of menopause!   By changing the way you eat, it is possible that hot flashes will be reduced dramatically or possibly even stop completely! The steps that will be revealed led
An Olympic medalist is shattering the idea that milk does a body good!   But isn't chocolate milk the ultimate post-workout recovery drink? Dotsie Bausch shares where this myth started and how the skewed science is misleading.   Discover why da
The truth, whole truth, and nothing but the truth about soy!   Dr. Neal Barnard gives the whole story about the controversial bean in part 2 of the special menopause relief series. He joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll to talk about
Huge relief is on the way for women suffering from hot flashes!   Dr. Neal Barnard shares the results of his powerful study on the dramatic effect a plant-based diet that includes soy can have on the number of hot flashes women have and how int
What you eat today can influence whether you will be diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease in the future.   Nutritional epidemiologist Dr. Puja Agarwal makes her debut on The Exam Room™ podcast to share her hope-filled research on
Did you know that some of our favorite foods might cause erectile dysfunction? Dr. Robert Ostfeld looks at 10 of the most popular foods in America when he joins "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll on The Exam Room!   Everything from pizza
Does soy lower testosterone and cause men to grow breasts?   Find out when Dr. Neal Barnard joins "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll to talk about the real effects of soy on The Exam Room LIVE!   Plus, the Doctor's Mailbag is opened to an
America is living sicker and dying younger than other industrialized countries. But why?   Dr. Columbus Batiste, an interventional cardiologist, unlocks the secrets of why one of the richest nations in the world is struggling with such poor hea
Does an egg really have more cholesterol than a Big Mac? We crunch the numbers to find out!   Dr. Neal Barnard joins "The Weight Loss Champion" Chuck Carroll to examine the surprising amount of cholesterol found in eggs and whether eating them
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