85 Articles by JJ Virgin

JJ Virgin

I'm A Nutritionist. Here's How I Indulge In Almost Any Food

One simple rule can open up a lot of possibilities

JJ Virgin
May 27 2016

The Ingredient That May Be Causing Food Intolerances: A Nutritionist Explains

Celebrity nutritionist JJ Virgin shares why whey protein isn't the best choice for making a nourishing shake.

JJ Virgin
May 13 2016

How To Eat Healthfully At 10 Kinds Of Restaurants

With a little creative ordering, you can eat healthfully almost anywhere.

JJ Virgin
April 30 2016

What A Celebrity Nutritionist (And Single Mom) Eats Daily

The key is keeping it fast, convenient, and healthy.

JJ Virgin
April 29 2016

How I Help Vegans & Vegetarians Optimize Their Diets

A plant-based diet provides numerous benefits. They're typically lower in damaging fats but higher in fiber and other nutrients, which may explain why...

JJ Virgin
April 11 2016

Fitness Tweaks To Get You To Your Happy Weight, Stat

Despite what your gym or the latest fitness craze might suggest, you can’t out-exercise or otherwise outrun a crappy diet. That’s why I ask clients to...

JJ Virgin
April 2 2016

7 Easy Ways To Upgrade A Paleo Diet

Paleo has become hot for good reason. Mimicking the way our ancestors ate—focusing on a whole, unprocessed diet that eliminates high-sugar-impact...

JJ Virgin
March 31 2016

7 Ways To Detox Without Cleansing, Juicing, Or Souping

Ditch sugar, and then follow these seven steps.

JJ Virgin
March 24 2016

I'm A Celebrity Trainer. Here Are 5 Ways I Indulge

You don't have to cheat to indulge a little bit.

JJ Virgin
March 6 2016

12 Rules I Follow Every Day To Stay Fit & Healthy

Being healthy is easier than you think.

JJ Virgin
February 4 2016

5 Ways I Build Strong Bones Without Dairy

Believe it or not, you can get all of the calcium your body needs without ever touching a glass of cow’s milk. I'm not a huge fan of milk because,...

JJ Virgin
January 21 2016

4 Ways My Clients Successfully Maintain Weight Loss

In the past 30 years, I've helped more than a million people lose weight and maintain their weight loss.

JJ Virgin
January 15 2016

10 "Rules" I Live By When It Comes To Eating Fat

A few esteemed colleagues and friends are publishing books this year debunking the numerous myths surrounding dietary fat and showing how eating a...

JJ Virgin
January 10 2016

5 Easy Ways To Have Better Poops, All The Time

Let's talk about poop. Ideally, you’ll have one to three bowel movements a day.

JJ Virgin
December 29 2015

3 Ways To Finally Get Healthy In 2016

Diet hopping is pretty standard this time of year. People dive enthusiastically into their chosen programs. Their first week almost always goes well....

JJ Virgin
December 25 2015