The Skinny Dipping Rx

17 The truth about sugar, aging, and your skin: A conversation with JJ Virgin

February 17, 2023 Keira Barr, MD Season 1 Episode 17
The Skinny Dipping Rx
17 The truth about sugar, aging, and your skin: A conversation with JJ Virgin
Show Notes

JJ Virgin is a triple-board certified nutrition expert, four time New York Times bestselling author and host of the popular Ask the Health Expert podcast, with over 13 million downloads and growing. JJ Virgin is a passionate advocate of eating and exercising smarter and helps people stay fired up and healthy as they age, so they feel the best they ever have at age 40+.

If you’ve been wanting to know the skinny on diet and acne, the truth about foods that affect your skin and the number #1 thing that’s accelerating your aging, you’re gonna want to listen to this episode. What you hear may surprise you because even though we dish on diet, that’s not what is going to have the biggest impact on you getting glowing skin. 

Listen as JJ reveals the truth about sugar, how it can negatively impact everything from your skin to your sleep to your stress levels and metabolism. JJ also shares her top tips for looking, living and feeling comfortable in your skin. 

Grab your favorite beverage, get cozy and tune in because JJ’s here to share her wealth of knowledge and inspiration with us all!


This podcast is meant for educational and informational purposes only. Neither this podcast nor any information contained within it are a substitute for professional care by a doctor or other qualified medical professional. This podcast does not constitute medical or other professional advice or services. If you have a medical concern, please consult with your physician.

Host: Dr. Keira Barr

Editor: Abigail Cerquitella


  • The number #1 thing that’s accelerating your aging
  • Why your body is a chemistry lab not a bank account
  • The truth about sugar
  • The top 3 things you need to do to keep your skin glowing

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