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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 the popular Reignite Wellness podcast, 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.

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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 the popular Reignite Wellness podcast, 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.

    How to Avoid the Most Common Protein Shake Mistakes with JJ Virgin

    How to Avoid the Most Common Protein Shake Mistakes with JJ Virgin

    JJ has been drinking protein shakes for over 25 years. She gives the rundown on the trifecta of fat, fiber and protein you should always have in your shakes, and talks about the absolute no-nos. She’ll talk about the size of your smoothies and give some great examples of the ingredients and sources that are vital to keeping your body well-fed so you can go 4-6 hours between meals. Listen today as JJ “shakes things up!”

    • 22 min
    The Truth About Diets & Gastric Bypass Surgery with JJ Virgin

    The Truth About Diets & Gastric Bypass Surgery with JJ Virgin

    It’s time for another Q&A! JJ answers a question from a listener wondering if The Virgin Diet is effective for people who have had failed gastric surgeries. She’ll cover the basic lifestyle changes that will help anyone who wants to take charge of their health. Developing good habits is a must, as is continuing those habits after you’ve reached your goals. Ready to get started on a new, healthier you? Listen now for some great JJ tips and advice!

    • 7 min
    Improving Your Intuition to Develop Healthier Habits with Razi Berry

    Improving Your Intuition to Develop Healthier Habits with Razi Berry

    Razi Berry, expert in naturopathic medicine, joins JJ today, discussing how being disconnected from ourselves and others has impacted our ability to hear what our bodies are telling us. Because we don’t have that communication, we make choices based on outside influences for when and how much to eat. Doing a few key exercises and eating foods that feed the emotional centers in our brains can improve body intuition, thereby improving our health. Listen to this wonderfully enlightening episode now!

    • 33 min
    Exploring the Best Healthy Sugar Alternatives with JJ Virgin

    Exploring the Best Healthy Sugar Alternatives with JJ Virgin

    Today JJ discusses what sugar does to your body. She’ll review different types of sweeteners, including natural and artificial options, and give her opinion on each. Tune in to find out what JJ thinks about sweeteners like table sugar, aspartame, and saccharin, as well as options like stevia, monk fruit, and sugar alcohols. JJ shares the reasons why you might want certain sweeteners in your life, and why you want others out pronto!

    • 32 min
    Is Coconut Milk Too High in Saturated Fat? with JJ Virgin

    Is Coconut Milk Too High in Saturated Fat? with JJ Virgin

    One of our listeners asked about saturated fat in coconut milk. JJ explains the importance of having fats in our diet, and the difference between naturally saturated and artificially saturated fats, and how vital a role fat plays in a healthy diet. She also lists foods that contain good saturated fats. Listen in today for this information-packed podcast!

    • 7 min
    How to Use Castor Oil to Achieve Outstanding Digestive Health with Dr. Marisol Teijeiro

    How to Use Castor Oil to Achieve Outstanding Digestive Health with Dr. Marisol Teijeiro

    Dr. Marisol Teijeiro, better known as Queen of the Thrones, is a leader in natural medicine and an expert on gut health. She joins JJ today as they discuss how using castor oil packs can improve your digestive health! Listen as Dr. Marisol shares factors that can contribute to uncomfortable digestive symptoms, including bad bacteria and biofilm in your gut. Dr. Marisol also reviews the many amazing healing benefits of castor oil and how it can help ease your symptoms, as well as the best things to look...

    • 44 min

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