One day we wake up and we start to feel less energetic, more bloated, perhaps even achy in our joints and sore in our gut. We assume this is what happens as we age. You may be eating all of the right things — low fat yogurt, egg whites, orange juice, perhaps even tofu, but you are still having trouble shedding those few extra pounds. In her ground-breaking book, The Virgin Diet: Why Food Intolerance is the Real Cause of Weight Gain, JJ Virgin reveals that food intolerance is the culprit triggering stubborn weight gain and a host of other nasty symptoms like breakouts, headaches and a bloated stomach.
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The Virgin diet is an eating plan that the creator, J. Virgin, claims will help you shed 7 pounds in seven days. That goal, Virgin states, can be achieved simply by avoiding seven kinds of foods while also eating anti-inflammatory foods such as organic fruits and vegetables, organic meat and nuts. You'll gradually add the foods back in during the second phase of the diet to determine if you truly do have a negative reaction to them. Before cutting anything out of your diet, however, have a conversation with your doctor about the risks and benefits of doing so.
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The George Mateljan Foundation is a not-for-profit foundation with no commercial interests or advertising. Our mission is to help you eat and cook the healthiest way for optimal health. Why We Avoid Cooking With Extra Virgin Olive Oil Even though we strongly recommend the inclusion of extra-virgin olive oil EVOO in most meal plans—and average 2 tablespoons per day in our 7-Day Menu—we do not cook with this plant oil and we do not believe that cooking with EVOO is the best way for you to incorporate it into your healthiest way of eating. However, we also recognize that there are two basic ways of thinking about the use of EVOO in cooking, and we have created this article to describe both of these perspectives and to provide you with enough research information for making a personal decision about the use of EVOO in your healthiest way of eating.