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Ask The Health Expert

Ask The Health Expert

Ask The Health Expert

724 podcast episodes


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.

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I Keep Hearing About Adaptogens for Helping With Stress. What Are They and Which Are Your Favorites?

"I keep hearing about adaptogens for helping with stress. What are they and which are y...

8 minutes
Jul 28, 2021

How Does Reiki Work?

"How does Reiki work?" asks Tori from Facebook. Here to answer is Serena Poon, Celebrit...

10 minutes
Jul 27, 2021

What Is the Story With Crystals? Any Benefits or Is It Total Woo?

"What is the story with crystals? Any benefits or is it total woo?" asks Sarah from Ins...

8 minutes
Jul 26, 2021

[Bonus Episode] Keto Fast with Dr. Joe Mercola

You're in for a treat: Dr. Joe Mercola, bestselling author and founder of the world's n...

29 minutes
Jul 24, 2021

Turmeric Requires Black Pepper and if That Makes the Gut More Permeable, How Do I Deal With That?

"Turmeric requires black pepper and if that makes the gut more permeable, how do I deal...

4 minutes
Jul 23, 2021

Any Help for Hot Flashes?

"Any help for hot flashes?" asks amy.j.gearing from Instagram. Here to answer is JJ Vir...

5 minutes
Jul 22, 2021

What Are Your Thoughts on Diet Culture vs. Intuitive Eating?

"What are your thoughts on diet culture vs. intuitive eating?" asks annlafees from Inst...

4 minutes
Jul 21, 2021

Any Suggestions for Curbing Appetite and Cravings?

"Any suggestions for curbing appetite and cravings?" asks Sobia from Facebook. Here to ...

5 minutes
Jul 20, 2021

I Use a Body Fat Scale Every Day but What the Heck Do All the Different Numbers Mean?

"I use a body fat scale every day but what the heck do all the different numbers mean?"...

9 minutes
Jul 19, 2021

[Bonus Episode] The Talk 2.0: What Your Mother Didn’t Tell You About Menopause with Dr. LaKeischa McMillan

What if I told you menopause doesn’t have to be a thing women are required to suffer th...

29 minutes
Jul 17, 2021