Exploring the Link Between Mold and Weight Loss Resistance

Michael sits down with JJ Virgin on her podcast, Ask the Expert, to talk about all things mold and the impact it can have on health. Michael explains the importance of testing our dust, why mold growth in a home often occurs, the impact this exposure can have on the health of those exposed, insurance for remediation, and more.

What You’ll Learn:

  • How Michael got into the remediation and air quality industry 
  • How mold exposure and poor air quality can impact health
  • Symptoms of mold exposure 
  • How to know if there’s mold in a home and how it gets there
  • How to test a home for mold and Michael’s product The Dust Test
  • Insurance coverage for mold remediation
  • What mycotoxins are
  • The effectiveness of air purifiers
  • How mold exposure can impact weight loss

Give a listen below!

JJ Virgin:

Triple-board certified nutrition expert and Fitness Hall of Famer JJ Virgin is a passionate advocate of eating and exercising smarter. JJ helps people stay fired up and healthy as they age, so they look and feel their best in their 40s, 50s, 60s, and beyond.

JJ is a prominent TV and media personality, whose previous features include co-host of TLC’s Freaky Eaters, two years as the on-camera nutritionist for Weight Loss Challenges on Dr. Phil, and numerous appearances on PBS, Dr. Oz, Rachael Ray, Access Hollywood, and the TODAY Show. She also speaks regularly and has shared the stage with notables including Seth Godin, Tony Robbins, Lisa Nichols, Gary Vaynerchuk, Mark Hyman, Dan Buettner, and Mary Morrissey.

JJ is the author of four New York Times best sellers: The Virgin Diet, The Virgin Diet Cookbook, JJ Virgin’s Sugar Impact Diet, and JJ Virgin’s Sugar Impact Diet Cookbook. Her latest book, Warrior Mom: 7 Secrets to Bold, Brave Resilience, shows caregivers everywhere how to be strong, positive leaders for their families, while exploring the inspirational lessons JJ learned as she fought for her own son’s life.

JJ hosts the popular Ask the Health Expert podcast, with over 14 million downloads and growing. She regularly writes for Medium, Mind Body Green, and other major blogs and magazines. JJ is also a business coach who founded The Mindshare Summit, which has become the premier health-entrepreneur event and community.


About Michael Rubino
Michael Rubino is the authority on mold remediation. As Founder and Chairman of HomeCleanse, Rubino specializes in working with people who are immunocompromised or have acute and sustained reactions to mold exposure. Rubino provides solutions that not only get rid of mold sources but also get rid of the contamination created by those mold sources using his proprietary “Home Detox” method. He is a council-certified Mold Remediator by IICRC and ACAC and a contributing member, sponsor, and speaker for the Indoor Air Quality Association.