JJ Virgin, CNS, CHFS is the New York Times bestselling author of The Virgin Diet and The Virgin Diet Cookbook. An internationally recognized expert in weight loss, Virgin has appeared on The Doctors, the Rachael Ray Show and Today, among many other programs, and blogs frequently for the Huffington Post, Prevention magazine, and Livestrong.com.
Most people know sugar is bad for them, but few people know the sugar impact of seven common foods-grains, roots, fruit, low-fat and no-fat diet and dairy foods, sugary sauces and condiments, alcohol and sugary drinks, and natural and artificial sweeteners-can be the real cause of inflammation, bloating, metabolic disorders, fatigue, and weight gain. JJ VIRGIN'S SUGAR IMPACT DIET will revolutionize how readers think about (and eat) sugar. This two-week, low-sugar diet helps retrain taste buds, restore sugar sensitivity, heal the digestive tract, rev up metabolism, and promote rapid weight loss. It also helps reverse premature aging, while heading off most chronic and inflammatory illnesses where they start.
"JJ Virgin's Sugar Impact Diet can help save your brain and your life. Numerous studies show that sugar can be addictive and pro-inflammatory and lead to a number of devastating illnesses. If you want a better brain, I highly recommend this book."—Daniel G. Amen, MD, New York Times bestselling author of Change Your Brain, Change Your Life
"Breaks through the myths and provides a clear and realistic path to health. This book is life changing!"—Cynthia Pasquella, CCN, author of P.I.N.K. Method and The Hungry Hottie Cookbook, and founder of the Institute of Transformational Nutrition
"Follow JJ Virgin's advice if you want to live longer, feel better, and be more vibrant. You will never look at sugar the same way again."—Tara Amen, BSN, RN, New York Times bestselling author of The Omni Diet
"In line with leading-edge science, JJ Virgin presents a radical and empowering new way to look at sugar."—David Perlmutter, MD, FACN, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Grain Brain
"Opens your eyes to how much sugar you're really eating, and provides an actionable plan to cut down on the sweet stuff and feel better fast."—Mark Hyman, MD, author of the #1 New York Times bestseller The Blood Sugar Solution 10 Day Detox Diet
"In her newest book, JJ Virgin's Sugar Impact Diet, author JJ Virgin takes no prisoners. She delivers a hard-hitting, no-holds-barred, crystal clear message on how to identify and eliminate the astounding and myriad forms sugars have taken in our diets. Follow her advice and you will discover answers to why weight and healthy can prove so elusive despite the best intentions."
--William Davis, MD, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Wheat Belly, Wheat Belly Cookbook, and Wheat Belly 30-Minute (or Less!) Cookbook