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JJ Virgin's Miracle Mindset

December 1, 2016
Hosted by Lisa Lewtan

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Today I will be talking to Celebrity Nutrition and Fitness Expert JJ Virgin. JJ is the author of 4 New York Times Bestsellers and is also a frequent blogger and popular guest on TV, radio, and in magazines. Though she is primarily known for helping clients lose weight and crush their sugar cravings, today JJ is going to share with us her personal story of resilience and what it means to have a Miracle Mindset.

Busy, Stressed, and Food Obsessed!

Thursday at 9 AM Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Health and Wellness Channel

Are you a busy, stressed and hungry go-getter? So many of us are hungry for "something,” but that something isn't always food! We often use food to fill the voids in our life rather than taking the time to slow down and really connect with our true needs. We may actually be hungry for fun, a nap or a hug!

In a non-judgmental and practical way, Lisa Lewtan offers simple tips and strategies in all areas of healthy living, including food, exercise, relationships, stress, fun, spirituality and any other area that can help us become our healthiest best selves.

Join in as we explore what it takes to be healthy, happy, and hip in this busy, stressful world! “Busy, Stressed, and Food Obsessed!” is broadcast live every Thursday at 9 AM Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Health and Wellness Channel.

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Lisa Lewtan

Lisa Lewtan is a Healthy Living Strategist, the founder of Healthy, Happy, and Hip, and author of the Amazon bestselling and award winning book "Busy, Stressed, and Food Obsessed!"

After literally collapsing from years of relentless stress and self-neglect that it took to build a successful technology company, Lisa used her entrepreneurial skills to self-hack her own mind and body and restore her health. She then went on to feel better than ever and to help others do the same.

A graduate of the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, she now helps highly successful superstars to slow down, chill out, develop a better relationship with food, look good and feel great. Her articles have been featured in numerous publications including The Huffington Post, Better after 50, and She also is the Healthy Living columnist for The Jewish Advocate and a sought after speaker.

Lisa offers a variety of workshops and courses to help you get back on track again and again with healthy. To learn more about Lisa's private coaching, classes, workshops, speaking topics and retreats, visit

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