JJ Virgin Lifestyle Show
About This Show
Celebrity nutrition and fitness expert JJ Virgin, author of New York Times bestsellers The Virgin Diet and The Sugar Impact Diet, provides simple, effective strategies for fast, lasting fat loss. The JJ Virgin Lifestyle show provides valuable, easy-to-implement strategies to help you lose weight, eat healthy, turn back the clock, and become your healthiest, most vibrant self.
Most Recent Episode
The Cancer Revolution with Dr. Leigh Erin Connealy
7 days ago
Dr. Leigh Erin Connealy is the author of The Cancer Revolution, and she became interested in the prevention and treatment of cancer due to her own increased risk of the illness. With almost 1-in-2 people affected by cancer in their lifetime, this is a podcast you can’t afford to miss! Listen to learn about the early warning signs you need to pay attention to, the lab tests your doctor should be running, and how to prevent and reverse cancer with diet and lifestyle changes. Dr. Connealy explains that educating yourself is critical, and early prevention is the cure! Key takeaways: [1:24] Dr. Leigh Erin Connealy’s career briefing [3:30] Over 60 years ago, her mother was prescribed a medication to prevent miscarriage that was later found to cause cancer and a host of other health issues in children who were exposed before birth. [6:12] Your mess becomes your message – Connealy’s personal experience has helped her to connect with patients. [7:40] Early prevention and self-monitoring is critical. The cure for cancer is prevention. [11:05] Pay attention to how you feel every day. It’s important to eat healing foods, drink water, detox, move more, and get 8-9 hours of quality sleep. [12:25] Ask your doctor to run blood tests, including a CBC, chemistry panel, and CRP (C-reactive protein) test. Monitoring your CRP levels is crucial and even slight elevations indicate that something is out of balance in your body.  Get an HbA1c test to find out your blood sugar levels over the past 90 days. High blood sugar levels increase your risk for all types of health issues. [13:44] Be sure ask your doctor for a thyroid panel and DHEA-sulfate test. [16:30] Symptoms you need to pay attention to include chronic fatigue, chronic cough, brain fog, changes in your hair, hernias, body odor, and lumps and bleeding that aren’t going away quickly. [19:28] Our children are plagued with illness, including autism, depression, ADD, diabetes, obesity, and more. [20:50] Reducing your sugar content by 50 percent and moving 30 minutes a day are simple shifts that will make a big difference. [21:38] Dr. Connealy is offering listeners a free 14-day food plan to help prevent and treat cancer at jjvirgin.com/revo [24:35] Dr. Connealy’s one thing that makes the biggest difference: decide to be happy and get rid of your emotional conflicts