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Using Red Light Therapy to Get Healthy with Scott Nelson

By JJ Virgin

While recovering from her recent hip surgery, JJ used red light therapy to jumpstart healing. That's when she discovered all the amazing advantages that red light therapy has to offer! Here to talk more about red light therapy is Scott Nelson, a cofounder of Joov, the first company to develop a modular, full-body light therapy device. Listen as Scott explains exactly what red light therapy is and how it works, as well as why natural light is so important to your overall health. Scott also shares the incredible research-backed benefits of light therapy, including weight loss, increased collagen production, faster muscle recovery, improved sleep, and enhanced cognitive function. Find out how red light therapy can help you reach your health and fitness goals!   Freebies From Today’s Episode Get Scott Nelson’s free handout, 15 Tips on How to Use Red Light Therapy for Optimal Health, plus a promo code for a free bonus gift with every Joovv purchase by going to JJVirgin.com/joovv.   Main Points From Today’s Episode It’s been shown that Americans spend 93% of their time indoors under artificial light. That lack of natural light exposure can lead to negative health effects. The wavelengths of red and near infrared light have been proven to help the mitochondria in our cells produce more energy, contributing to a host of health benefits. Those include improved skin health, faster muscle recovery, better sleep, enhanced cognitive function, and weight loss. Red light therapy is great for your skin! That’s because it helps your body produce more collagen and elastin.   Episode Play-By-Play [0:54] JJ’s experience with red light therapy after her surgery [2:25] Scott Nelson’s career briefing [2:59] Listener shout-out [6:01] Why is natural light so important to our overall health? [6:55] How Scott became interested in light therapy [9:52] What is red light therapy and how does it work? [11:08] Research-backed benefits of red light therapy [11:48] Why is red light therapy a well-kept secret? [15:15] How JJ found out about red light therapy [17:47] What are mitochondria? [18:40] The wavelengths of red and near infrared light therapy help the mitochondria produce more cellular energy, contributing to a host of health benefits. [19:30] Professional athletes using red light therapy [20:20] Success stories with red light therapy [21:56] How red light therapy can benefit your skin [23:33] The effects that red light therapy can have on testosterone levels [24:50] Light therapy has been shown to help reduce joint pain and inflammation. [25:12] How red light therapy can be used therapeutically [29:08] One of the number one reasons people have food intolerances is due to a leaky gut. Try JJ’s Leaky Gut Support! [29:44] Listener’s question: How do you prepare for surgery? [31:52] Vitamin C helps with collagen synthesis. [32:27] The advantages of JJ’s Paleo-Inspired All-In-One Shakes [32:57] Fish oil can help with bone remodeling and reducing inflammation. [33:40] Curcumin is a powerful ally when it comes to decreasing inflammation.   Mentioned in this episode: JJ Virgin Leaky Gut Support JJ Virgin Paleo-Inspired All-in-One Shake Omega Ultra Direct-to-Consumer Lab Testing (including Omega 3:6 Index) Become part of JJ’s community JJ Virgin Official Facebook page JJ Virgin on Instagram JJ Virgin on YouTube

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