JJ Virgin is a triple-board-certified nutrition expert and Fitness Hall of Famer. She is a passionate advocate of eating and exercising smarter, appearing on prominent TV shows like Dr. Phil, Dr. Oz, and Rachael Ray to share what she knows. 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.
Today JJ talks all about Diet, Nutrition, and Sugar. How to break free of your sugar cravings, why you shouldn’t bother counting calories, and what the best diet would be when dealing with a health crisis. JJ also talks about discovering if you are a fat burner or sugar burner and then figuring out how to make necessary shifts when needed. As a free gift for our listeners, JJ has given FREE access to her fat burner or sugar burner quiz to help us identify these aspects.
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Here are some highlights from this Podcast:
(3:17) – How to retrain your sweet tooth in 2 weeks
(7:14) – How much fruit is really okay to eat
(10:09) – Is snacking healthy
(14:10) – The best diet when you are on a healing journey
(17:43) – Your body isn’t a bank account – why you shouldn’t count calories
(23:11) – How stress affects our metabolism