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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.

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 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.

    What's the Best Diet to Keep Your Immune System Strong?

    What's the Best Diet to Keep Your Immune System Strong?

    What’s the best diet to keep your immune system strong? John from Facebook has asked this important health question that is on everyone’s mind.

    JJ Virgin, host of the Ask The Health Expert Podcast, has the answer. Listen to what she has to say and get an extra boost to your immune health.

    • 8 min
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    What's This Ask the Health Expert Show All About?

    Listen in as JJ pulls back the curtain...

    • 2 min
    How Much Fiber You Need Every Day with JJ Virgin

    How Much Fiber You Need Every Day with JJ Virgin

    In today’s podcast episode, JJ discusses the many ways fiber improves your health. From digestion to heart health to blood sugar balance, increasing fiber in your diet makes many body systems run better. JJ discusses the amount of fiber we should be eating and provides a list of high-fiber foods so you can increase your daily intake. Listen in to this informative episode and start upping your fiber today!

    • 25 min
    What Should I Eat After Working Out? with JJ Virgin

    What Should I Eat After Working Out? with JJ Virgin

    It’s time for another Q&A! In today’s episode, JJ answers a question regarding if protein shakes are a good idea after resistance training. She’ll talk about things you should be focused on to get the best results from your workouts, and supplements that are important to include if you’re hitting it hard. Stay tuned to hear JJ’s opinion.

    • 6 min
    How a Low-FODMAP Diet Can Help Your Digestion with Julie Matthews

    How a Low-FODMAP Diet Can Help Your Digestion with Julie Matthews

    Julie Matthews is a researcher and author specializing in complex neurological, immune, and digestive disorders. Today she and JJ discuss how a diet low in FODMAPs can help relieve digestive issues. Listen as Julie explains exactly what FODMAPs are and the best way to get started on a low-FODMAP diet while the body heals, as well as how long you should follow a low-FODMAP diet and when to start reintroducing foods. Julie also provides some sample menus to show how simple it is to swap out foods that...

    • 24 min
    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

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