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Nutritious Life with Keri Glassman

By JJ Virgin

Keri Glassman is an author, celebrity nutritionist, and wellness contributor for numerous top media outlets. She joins JJ in today's podcast episode to share her whole-person approach to living a healthy, happy life! Listen as Keri talks about the 8 pillars that work together to create a nutritious life, including food, stress, sleep, exercise, relationships and more. Keri also shares the typical foods she eats in a day, as well as her thoughts on topics like diet soda, artificial sweeteners, and certain types of diets like Paleo and vegetarian. Tune in to find out how to start incorporating the pillars of a nutritious life into your routine so you can look and feel your very best!   Freebies From Today’s Episode Get a Keri Glassman’s free Perfect Cleanse by going to jjvirgin.com/nutritiouslife.   Main Points From Today’s Episode Keri is the founder and CEO of the Nutritious Life company. Keri helps people incorporate the 8 different pillars of a nutritious life into their routine so they can look and feel their very best. The 8 pillars of a nutritious life extend beyond food to include sleep, stress, relationships, exercise, and more. Making healthy choices in one area opens the door to making additional positive choices. Keri's day-to-day diet is vegan meets Paleo. She eats a variety of whole foods, including loads of vegetables, healthy fats, and clean protein.   Episode Play-By-Play [1:55] Keri Glassman’s career briefing [3:00] Listener shout-out  [3:39] Your breakfast sets the pace for your entire day. That’s why JJ created the All-In-One Protein Shakes! [5:05] How Keri became interested in health and wellness [7:10] Common experiences that Keri and JJ shared while growing up  [8:38] Why JJ earned the nickname “Poppy” as a child  [10:16] How Keri gained 20 pounds as a freshman in college  [12:30] Keri became interested in how to fuel her body to be fit, strong, and healthy. [14:08] Why Keri decided to shift careers and pursue her interest in the field of nutrition  [15:40] What a nutritious life means to Keri  [17:29] The 8 pillars of a nutritious life work together to help you live your healthiest, happiest life. [18:44] The importance of sleep  [21:00] Lack of sleep can lead to a cascade of unhealthy choices. [23:23] Stopping the on-again, off-again cycle of dieting [24:38] Why you should never drink diet soda  [26:00] The differences between certain types of sweeteners, as well as the best options [27:50] Is there a place for an occasional indulgence?  [29:40] Hidden sugars that are lurking in common foods   [30:55] Keri’s thoughts on specific diets  [31:50] Typical foods on Keri’s menu  [33:18] The difference between a diet and the way you eat  [34:43] The quality of the food you’re eating is key. [36:00] The “Diets Decoded” section of Keri’s website breaks down the components of certain types of diets and critiques them.  [37:22] Your optimal diet can shift over time based on your needs.  [40:22] JJ’s takeaway from today’s episode: letting go of the all-or-nothing mentality   Mentioned in this episode: JJ Virgin All-In-One Protein Shakes Subscribe to the JJ Virgin Lifestyle Show Become part of JJ’s community JJ Virgin Official Facebook page JJ Virgin on Instagram JJ Virgin on YouTube

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