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Triple-board certified nutrition expert and Fitness Hall of Famer JJ Virgin is a passionate advocate of eating and exercising smarter. JJ and her team help people stay fired up and healthy as they age, so they feel the best they ever have at age 40+.

JJ is a prominent TV and media personality, whose previous features include co-host of TLC’s Freaky Eaters, 2 years as the on-camera nutritionist for Weight Loss Challenges on Dr. Phil, and numerous appearances on PBS, Dr. Oz, Rachael Ray, Access Hollywood, and the TODAY Show. She also speaks regularly and has shared the stage with notables including Seth Godin, Lisa Nichols, Gary Vaynerchuk, Mark Hyman, Dan Buettner, and Mary Morrissey.

JJ is the author of four NY Times bestsellers: The Virgin Diet, The Virgin Diet Cookbook, JJ Virgin’s Sugar Impact Diet, and JJ Virgin’s Sugar Impact Diet Cookbook. Her latest book, Warrior Mom: 7 Secrets to Bold, Brave Resilience, shows caregivers everywhere how to be strong, positive leaders for their families, while exploring the inspirational lessons JJ learned as she fought for her own son’s life.

JJ hosts her popular podcast, relaunched as Ask the Health Expert in June 2020, with over 5.5 million downloads and counting. She also regularly writes for Rodale Wellness, Mind Body Green, and other major blogs and magazines.

Visit www.jjvirgin.com for hundreds of free recipes and resources, plus state-of-the-art programs, products, and plenty of support to help you build your dream life.

Ask The Health Expert JJ Virgin

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Triple-board certified nutrition expert and Fitness Hall of Famer JJ Virgin is a passionate advocate of eating and exercising smarter. JJ and her team help people stay fired up and healthy as they age, so they feel the best they ever have at age 40+.

JJ is a prominent TV and media personality, whose previous features include co-host of TLC’s Freaky Eaters, 2 years as the on-camera nutritionist for Weight Loss Challenges on Dr. Phil, and numerous appearances on PBS, Dr. Oz, Rachael Ray, Access Hollywood, and the TODAY Show. She also speaks regularly and has shared the stage with notables including Seth Godin, Lisa Nichols, Gary Vaynerchuk, Mark Hyman, Dan Buettner, and Mary Morrissey.

JJ is the author of four NY Times bestsellers: The Virgin Diet, The Virgin Diet Cookbook, JJ Virgin’s Sugar Impact Diet, and JJ Virgin’s Sugar Impact Diet Cookbook. Her latest book, Warrior Mom: 7 Secrets to Bold, Brave Resilience, shows caregivers everywhere how to be strong, positive leaders for their families, while exploring the inspirational lessons JJ learned as she fought for her own son’s life.

JJ hosts her popular podcast, relaunched as Ask the Health Expert in June 2020, with over 5.5 million downloads and counting. She also regularly writes for Rodale Wellness, Mind Body Green, and other major blogs and magazines.

Visit www.jjvirgin.com for hundreds of free recipes and resources, plus state-of-the-art programs, products, and plenty of support to help you build your dream life.

    I Have Multiple Autoimmune Diseases. What Can I Do to Improve My Immune Function?

    I Have Multiple Autoimmune Diseases. What Can I Do to Improve My Immune Function?

    "I have multiple autoimmune diseases. What can I do to improve my immune function?" asks Julie, from my Super Immune Masterclass. Dr. Terry Wahls, researcher, clinical professor of medicine at the University of Iowa, and certified functional medicine practitioner, has the answer. Listen in and learn how to help your immune function, even if you have more than one autoimmune disease.

    Dr. Wahls is living proof that autoimmune disease doesn't have to control your life, and she has the research and...

    • 6 min
    Are Autoimmune People More at Risk for Viruses and Infections?

    Are Autoimmune People More at Risk for Viruses and Infections?

    "Are autoimmune people more at risk for viruses and infections?" asks Nancy from my Super Immune Masterclass. Dr.Terry Wahls, researcher, clinical professor of medicine at the University of Iowa, and certified functional medicine practitioner, has the answer. Tune in to learn how you can promote a healthy immune response, even if you have compromised immune function.

    Dr. Wahls is living proof that autoimmune disease doesn't have to control your life, and she has the research and data to show it...

    • 5 min
    Why Do You Recommend Avoiding Alkaline Water?

    Why Do You Recommend Avoiding Alkaline Water?

    "Why do you recommend avoiding alkaline water?" asks Buffaloglitter from Instagram. Medical biophysicist Dr. Sarah Ballantyne, Ph.D., also known as The Paleo Mom, has the answer. Listen in to learn the science behind alkaline water and separate the facts from the marketing hype.

    Download Dr. Ballantyne's two awesome (and free!) quick-start guides at https://www.thepaleomom.com/free-gift. Whether you’re looking to boost energy, lose weight, reverse chronic disease, or just live your healthiest life...

    • 5 min
    Should I Be Eating Breakfast?

    Should I Be Eating Breakfast?

    "Should I be eating breakfast?" asks MK Gross from Facebook. Medical biophysicist Dr. Sarah Ballantyne, Ph.D., also known as The Paleo Mom, has the answer. Listen in to learn whether breakfast really is the most important meal of the day, as we've been told.

    Download Dr. Ballantyne's two awesome (and free!) quick-start guides at https://www.thepaleomom.com/free-gift. Whether you’re looking to boost energy, lose weight, reverse chronic disease, or just live your healthiest life, these guides will get...

    • 7 min
    Is It Bad to Eat Organ Foods Like Liver?

    Is It Bad to Eat Organ Foods Like Liver?

    "Is it bad to eat organ foods like liver?" asks Maartje.1234 from Instagram. Medical biophysicist Dr. Sarah Ballantyne, Ph.D., also known as The Paleo Mom, has the answer. Tune in to learn more about this nutrient-dense organ meat and whether or not it lives up to its toxic reputation.

    Download Dr. Ballantyne's two awesome (and free!) quick-start guides at https://www.thepaleomom.com/free-gift. Whether you’re looking to boost energy, lose weight, reverse chronic disease, or just live your healthi...

    • 5 min
    Where Do Mushrooms Fit Into a Paleo Autoimmune Diet?

    Where Do Mushrooms Fit Into a Paleo Autoimmune Diet?

    "Where do mushrooms fit into a Paleo autoimmune diet?" asks Karen C from Instagram. Medical biophysicist Dr. Sarah Ballantyne, Ph.D., also known as The Paleo Mom, has the answer. Tune in to learn more about this important, healthful food that is in a class of its own and what it can do for your body.

    Download Dr. Ballantyne's two awesome (and free!) quick-start guides at https://www.thepaleomom.com/free-gift. Whether you’re looking to boost energy, lose weight, reverse chronic disease, or just live...

    • 6 min

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