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Welcome to Episode 55 of The Intermittent Fasting Podcast, hosted by Melanie Avalon, author of What When Wine Diet: Lose Weight And Feel Great With Paleo-Style Meals, Intermittent Fasting, And Wine and Gin Stephens, author of Delay, Don't Deny: Living An Intermittent Fasting Lifestyle.
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SPECIAL GUEST EPISODE WITH JJ VIRGIN!
“Your body is not a bank account. It’s a chemistry lab.” — JJ Virgin
Celebrity nutrition expert and Fitness Hall of Famer JJ Virgin teaches clients how to break through food and carb intolerances and master their mindset so they can finally lose the weight to transform their health and their lives. JJ is the author of four New York Times bestsellers: The Virgin Diet, The Virgin Diet Cookbook, JJ Virgin’s Sugar Impact Diet, and JJ Virgin’s Sugar Impact Diet Cookbook. Her newest title, Warrior Mom, shows mothers 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.
Counting calories and hours on the treadmill will never achieve the lasting results that help you look and feel your best! That’s why JJ specializes in weight loss resistance related to food intolerances and sugar addiction. She has helped hundreds of thousands of people finally lose the weight and feel better fast with her groundbreaking diet and mindset programs. She shows people how to eliminate weight gain, fatigue, and pain related to food intolerances, as well as shift from being sugar burners to fat burners. She also teaches how to build a strong, positive mindset so that your health and life goals are always within reach.
JJ is a prominent TV and print media personality, whose previous work includes co-starring on TLC’s Freaky Eaters and serving as health expert on Dr. Phil. JJ regularly speaks at major integrative medical and consumer conferences, having shared the stage with Jack Canfield, TD Jakes, Tony Robbins, John Gray, Dr. Daniel Amen, and Brendon Burchard. Her regular appearances include PBS, Dr. Oz, Rachael Ray, the TODAY Show, Larry King Live, andAccess Hollywood. JJ also hosts the popular JJ Virgin Lifestyle Show podcast, with over 3.5 million downloads and counting. She writes for Huffington Post, Rodale Wellness, Mind Body Green, and other major blogs and magazines.
JJ has provided nutrition and training programs for a wide variety of famous faces, including CEOs, athletes, and celebrities like Gene Simmons, Ben Stiller, Taj George, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Nicole Eggert, Tracie Thoms, and “Superman” Brandon Routh.
JJ is a board-certified Nutrition Specialist, board-certified in Holistic Nutrition, and a Certified Exercise Physiologist. She has completed over 40 graduate and doctoral courses and continues to learn every day to keep her audience up-to-date on the latest science. JJ is also a business coach and founded the premier health entrepreneur event and community, The Mindshare Summit.
Find helpful articles, recipes, podcasts, online programs, and more at www.jjvirgin.com.
Find articles, recipes, helpful online programs, and more at www.jjvirgin.com.
3:10 - The Difference Between Being A Sugar Burner And Fat Burner
6:25 - How Do You Become A Fat Burner? (And Roadblocks Along The Way!)
10:30 - Finding How Many Carbs You Feel Best On, And When Keto Isn't Right
12:00 - Early Eating Windows
14:25 - Circadian Genes And Eating Windows
16:35 - Seasons, Sleeping, And Insulin Sensitivity
17:45 - Fruit And Vitamin D Production
18:20 - Tips ANd Tricks For Starting IF & Cleaning Up Your Diet
20:55 - Food Sensitivities And Craving The Foods That Hurt Us
23:45 - IGE Vs. IGG reactions
25:00 - How To Identify Your Food Sensitiites
29:45 - Stress Reducing Techniques (Gratitude, Little Wins, Appreciating People, Tapping, HIIT)
34:20 - The Importance Of Appreciating And Taking Time For Your Meals
36:40 - The Importance Of Chewing
38:40 - How To Develop A Positive Mindset (Rubber Bands, Managing Environment, Removing Negativity)
46:55 - Get JJs Free Challenge Guide!
Happy for No Reason: 7 Steps to Being Happy from the Inside Out (Marci Shimoff)
Mindset: The New Psychology of Success (Carol S. Dweck)
STUFF WE LIKE
Check out the Stuff We Like page for links to any of the books/supplements/products etc. mentioned on the podcast that we like!
Mindset Food Study
Fruit Vitamin D Study
More on Melanie: MelanieAvalon.com
More on Gin: GinStephens.com
Theme Music Composed By Leland Cox: LelandCox.com
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