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Peggy Hall

With a knack for clearing though the clutter of conflicting health information, certified yoga instructor, holistic nutritionist, author, radio personality and television host Peggy Hall delivers "Truth in Wellness" with her signature sparkle and enthusiasm, positively impacting the lives of millions who rely on her down-to-earth, "I can do that" advice and tips that make healthy living easy. What you hear from Peggy today shows up in the headlines tomorrow because she is always ahead of the curve when it comes to health, wellness and nutrition.

In her third season as national wellness expert for America Now, Peggy inspires each of her loyal viewers to "Treat yourself well – you deserve it!" Peggy's advice often flies in the face of conventional wisdom as she unearths the latest and greatest practical tips really work. Peggy won't scold you for eating a cookie – instead, she'll show you how to indulge in your favorite foods without guilt or weight gain.

A popular radio personality, Peggy has been appearing weekly since 2008 as the featured health and wellness expert for the ABC Radio Network, doling out her simple, surprising tips with her upbeat, sunny outlook.

Peggy is the media's go-to-guru on everything health and wellness and she contributes regularly to national magazines with her articles and expert comments appearing in Clean Eating, Oxygen Women's Fitness, First for Women, Women's World Magazine, Life & Style, Shape, Self, The Chicago Tribune, The Baltimore Sun The Atlanta Constitution, The Orange County Register, The Los Angeles Times, USA Today, ABC News, US News & World Report, The Today Show, and Men's Journal, among others. Peggy is also the creator of the One-Day MiracleCleanse, the Three-Day Detox Diet, the Ten-Day Transformation and 52 Weeks of Weight Loss.

An avid surfer and pioneer of the yoga+ surf movement, Peggy is the creator of the best-selling Yoga for Surfers DVD series, and the BABY ON BOARD pregnancy yoga DVD series.  

A strong believer in developing bright, shiny health inside and out, Peggy has created her own line of wellness products which include her signature Youth Serum and her popular Fat-Burning Fiber®

Along with her husband, Peggy lives in her native Southern California with their dog and four cats, two of which Peggy saved while doing animal rescue work in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

 

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  • Foods to help you snooze

    Foods to help you snooze

    You've heard of having a glass of warm milk with a cookie to help you fall asleep, but our Peggy Hall shares some surprising foods that help you snooze -- without packing on extra calories!
    You've heard of having a glass of warm milk with a cookie to help you fall asleep, but our Wellness Expert Peggy Hall shares some surprising foods that help you snooze -- without packing on extra calories!
  • Exercise to ease back pain

    Exercise to ease back pain

    Have you ever been in an exercise class that includes some sort of "roll up" move where you're dangling forward and then told to "Stack your vertebra one by one" as you roll up?
    Have you ever been in an exercise class that includes some sort of "roll up" move where you're dangling forward and then told to "Stack your vertebra one by one" as you roll up?
  • The do's and don'ts of pre-natal yoga

    The do's and don'ts of pre-natal yoga

    If you're pregnant and want to practice yoga, here are some things you'll need to know.
    If you're pregnant and want to practice yoga, here are some things you'll need to know.
  • Procrastination can lead to packing on the pounds

    Procrastination can lead to packing on the pounds

    Wellness expert Peggy Hall warns that procrastination can be fattening!
    Wellness expert Peggy Hall warns that procrastination can be fattening!
  • Write it down to avoid the stress

    Write it down to avoid the stress

    If you have got a million things to remember, it gets stressful.. Our wellness expert Peggy Hall has a simple idea that will help you remember and reduce that stress.
    If you have got a million things to remember, it gets stressful.. Our wellness expert Peggy Hall has a simple idea that will help you remember and reduce that stress.
  • Eating while standing? No problem!

    Eating while standing? No problem!

    You've probably heard the diet advice about always "sitting down to eat" -- otherwise you tend to overeat because your brain doesn't recognize that you've eaten a "real" meal.
    You've probably heard the diet advice about always "sitting down to eat" -- otherwise you tend to overeat because your brain doesn't recognize that you've eaten a "real" meal.
  • Add crunch with dehydrated onions

    Add crunch with dehydrated onions

    Green bean casserole is a classic family dish, but you can add that crunchy topping without all the calories with this "forgotten" food.
    Green bean casserole is a classic family dish, but you can add that crunchy topping without all the calories with this "forgotten" food.
  • Use nutritional yeast for a boost

    Use nutritional yeast for a boost

    You've heard of yeast for baking, but what about yeast for body-building? Peggy Hall says Baker's yeast is a low-cost, high-value source of protein.
    You've heard of yeast for baking, but what about yeast for body-building? Peggy Hall says Brewer's yeast is a low-cost, high-value source of protein.
  • When daily weigh-ins backfire

    When daily weigh-ins backfire

    When you are trying to lose weight, stepping on the scale is the last thing you want to do. Our wellness expert Peggy Halls tells us why daily weigh-ins can backfire.
    When you are trying to lose weight, stepping on the scale is the last thing you want to do. Our wellness expert Peggy Halls tells us why daily weigh-ins can backfire.
  • Keep your knees in shape

    Keep your knees in shape

    Every step, every turn, and every twist puts pressure on the knees. It's no wonder they start to ache or give out over time.
    Every step, every turn, and every twist puts pressure on the knees. It's no wonder they start to ache or give out over time.
  • Sea kelp seasoning helps reduce sodium

    Sea kelp seasoning helps reduce sodium

    So many foods and seasonings have come and gone, but our wellness expert Peggy Hall reminds us another 'forgotten food' - sea kelp seasoning.
    So many foods and seasonings have come and gone, but our wellness expert Peggy Hall reminds us another 'forgotten food' - sea kelp seasoning.
  • Eat More for Less: PB and Y?

    Eat More for Less: PB and Y?

    Wellness expert Peggy Hall shows you how to extend the portion sizes of your favorite foods without piling on the fat or calories!
    Wellness expert Peggy Hall shows you how to extend the portion sizes of your favorite foods without piling on the fat or calories!
  • Make healthier "mashed potatoes"

    Make healthier "mashed potatoes"

    If you're following the low-carb eating rage but miss your favorite baked potatoes, Wellness Expert Peggy Hall has a quick fix: Make mock mashed potatoes instead!
    If you're following the low-carb eating rage but miss your favorite baked potatoes, Wellness Expert Peggy Hall has a quick fix: Make mock mashed potatoes instead!
  • A healthy alternative to chocolate

    A healthy alternative to chocolate

    You already know that chocolate is addicting, but have you considered a chocolaty alternative that has fewer calories? Wellness Expert Peggy Hall takes a step back in time to bring a nostalgic favorite up-to-date.
    You already know that chocolate is addicting, but have you considered a chocolaty alternative that has fewer calories? Wellness Expert Peggy Hall takes a step back in time to bring a nostalgic favorite up-to-date.
  • Stressed? Try a little salt

    Does salt help you de-stress?

    If you crave salty foods when you're under stress, Wellness Expert Peggy Hall says not to beat yourself up over it -- believe it or not, salt acts as "nature's tranquilizer."
    If you crave salty foods when you're under stress, Wellness Expert Peggy Hall says not to beat yourself up over it -- believe it or not, salt acts as "nature's tranquilizer." The key is in making sure you get it from the right foods.
  • Are you walking properly?

    Are you walking properly?

    Walking is something we take for granted, but could your daily walk be doing you more harm than good? Peggy Hall tells us the danger signs to look out for and how to fix them.
    Walking is something we take for granted, but could your daily walk be doing you more harm than good? America Now Wellness Expert Peggy Hall tells us the danger signs to look out for and how to fix them.
  • Crush fried food cravings

    Crush fried food cravings

    If you are constantly dreaming about French fries, cheeseburgers, pizza and fried chicken it could be that you're deficient in healthy fats.
    If you are constantly dreaming about French fries, cheeseburgers, pizza and fried chicken it could be that you're deficient in healthy fats. It sounds odd, but America Now Wellness Expert Peggy Hall says that could be the case.
  • Pros and cons of buying alkaline water

    Pros and cons of buying alkaline water

    Have you heard of alkaline or "ionized" water? Promoters claim it has all sorts of healing benefits but health experts say research hasn't verified any of those claims yet
    Have you heard of alkaline or "ionized" water? Promoters claim it has all sorts of healing benefits but health experts say research hasn't verified any of those claims yet.
  • Forgotten Foods: Gelatin

    Forgotten Foods: Gelatin

    Remember good old-fashioned Knox gelatin? Women used to add it to their diets as a way to grow stronger nails and thicker hair. Guess what? It still works as well today as it did back then.
    Remember good old-fashioned Knox gelatin? Women used to add it to their diets as a way to grow stronger nails and thicker hair. Guess what? It still works as well today as it did back then.
  • Foods to flatten your belly

    Foods to flatten your belly

    Lots of people try to slim their mid-section by eating healthier foods, and it makes sense. But you can't always trust so-called "diet" foods. Peggy Hall shares tips on how to get a flatter belly.
    Lots of people try to slim their mid-section by eating healthier foods, and it makes sense. But you can't always trust so-called "diet" foods. Peggy Hall shares tips on how to get a flatter belly.
  • Remedies to help lower your blood pressure

    Remedies to help lower your blood pressure

    One in three adults in the U.S. has high blood pressure. So anything we can do to help keep it down is important. Our wellness expert Peggy Hall has more.
    One in three adults in the U.S. has high blood pressure. So anything we can do to help keep it down is important. Our wellness expert Peggy Hall has more.
  • Parsley: Nutritional powerhouse

    Parsley: Nutritional powerhouse

    Parsley is a versatile herb that's often dismissed as nothing more than a garnish before being thrown away. It has numerous medical benefits, including both heart and immune system health.
    Parsley is a versatile herb that's often dismissed as nothing more than a garnish before being thrown away. It has numerous medical benefits, including both heart and immune system health.
  • Unexpected ways to help avoid the flu

    Unexpected ways to help avoid the flu

    Every year, more than 200,000 Americans are hospitalized for flu related complications. But you can minimize coming in contact with germs that spread this virus.
    Every year, more than 200,000 Americans are hospitalized for flu related complications. But you can minimize coming in contact with germs that spread this virus.
  • 3 stretches for healthier hips

    Stretches for healthier hips

    Peggy says that many people go to the doctor to seek relief from their aching hips and don't realize that a few simple changes to their daily routine may help to keep future surgery at bay.
    Many people go to the doctor to seek relief from their aching hips and don't realize that a few simple changes to their daily routine may help to keep future surgery at bay. Check out these three exercise from Peggy Hall!
  • How to crush sugar cravings

    How to crush sugar cravings

    According to America Now Wellness Expert Peggy Hall, sugar is arguably one of the most addicting foods. The more you eat, the more you crave!
    According to America Now Wellness Expert Peggy Hall, sugar is arguably one of the most addicting foods. The more you eat, the more you crave! We'll show you how to resist.
  • Molasses proves to be healthier sugar substitute

    Molasses proves to be healthier sugar substitute

    Good old fashioned molasses, unlike other sugarcane sweeteners, contains significant amounts of vitamins and minerals.
    Good old fashioned molasses, unlike other sugarcane sweeteners, contains significant amounts of vitamins and minerals.
  • Why use wheat germ?

    Why use wheat germ?

    One ounce of wheat germ has only 100 calories and it contains six grams of protein, four grams of fiber and 10 percent of your daily iron requirement. It's also low in sodium and high in essential fatty acids!
    One ounce of wheat germ has only 100 calories and it contains six grams of protein, four grams of fiber and 10 percent of your daily iron requirement. It's also low in sodium and high in essential fatty acids! 
  • How to feel full longer

    How to feel full longer

    If you can't stand that gnawing feeling in your tummy, what can you do besides reach for a snack? America Now Wellness Expert Peggy Hall shares her top tips on staying full in between meals.
    If you can't stand that gnawing feeling in your tummy, what can you do besides reach for a snack? America Now Wellness Expert Peggy Hall shares her top tips on staying full in between meals.
  • Key mistakes people make at the gym

    Key mistakes people make at the gym

    According to a health club industry study, over 45 million Americans have gym memberships, but many of them have no idea how to properly use the workout equipment. Peggy Hall shows you how.
    According to a health club industry study, over 45 million Americans have gym memberships, but many of them have no idea how to properly use the workout equipment. Peggy Hall shows you how.
  • Fluorescent lights lead to headaches

    Fluorescent lights and headaches

    If you're like most people, you probably spend a lot of time in front of the computer or at your desk -- and you probably end up with a few headaches by the end of the day.
    If you're like most people, you probably spend a lot of time in front of the computer or at your desk -- and you probably end up with a few headaches by the end of the day.
  • How to properly roll & clean your yoga mat

    How to properly roll & clean your yoga mat

    Peggy Hall explains how the exercise mats that most people use to stay fit can actually make you sick.
    Peggy Hall explains how the exercise mats that most people use to stay fit can actually make you sick.
  • Keep your brain healthy by doing things "the wrong way"

    Keep your brain healthy by doing things "the wrong way"

    To keep your brain healthy and active, our wellness expert Peggy Hall recommends doing things the "wrong way" -- that is, the way you normally don't.
    To keep your brain healthy and active, our wellness expert Peggy Hall recommends doing things the "wrong way" -- that is, the way you normally don't.
  • Healthy Habits: How to travel well

    Healthy Habits: How to travel well

    Peggy Hall shares her best tips for traveling well. It's not the flying you should be afraid of; it's the germs you're flying with.
    Peggy Hall shares her best tips for traveling well. It's not the flying you should be afraid of; it's the germs you're flying with.
  • Tips to make you look (and feel) great

    Tips to make you look (and feel) great

    Our wellness expert, Peggy Hall, recently asked our beauty expert, Jessica Metivier, for some professional help with her on-camera makeup.
    Our wellness expert, Peggy Hall, recently asked our beauty expert, Jessica Metivier, for some professional help with her on-camera makeup.
  • Why you should leave your shoes at the door

    Why you should leave your shoes at the door

    In a recent study by the University of Arizona, researchers found that 60% of household dust comes from the outdoors, and most of the time is brought indoors on your shoes.
    In a recent study by the University of Arizona, researchers found that 60% of household dust comes from the outdoors, and most of the time is brought indoors on your shoes.
  • Ice vs. heat for aches

    Ice vs. heat for aches

    Wondering whether you should apply ice or heat to an aching joint? Wellness Expert Peggy Hall shares her favorite hot and cold home remedies.
    Wondering whether you should apply ice or heat to an aching joint? Wellness Expert Peggy Hall shares her favorite hot and cold home remedies.
  • Pineapple Freezer Fudge tastes great

    Pineapple Freezer Fudge tastes great

    Fudge is great, but it's full of calories. Our wellness expert Peggy Hall has a delicious, easy-to-make fudge recipe with less than half the calories of regular fudge.
    Fudge is great, but it's full of calories. Our wellness expert Peggy Hall has a delicious, easy-to-make fudge recipe with less than half the calories of regular fudge.
  • The best way to prevent morning neck pain

    The best way to prevent morning neck pain

    Do you suffer from neck pain? It may be caused by the way you start your day. Peggy Hall tells you a better way.
    Do you suffer from neck pain? It may be caused by the way you start your day. Peggy Hall tells you a better way.
  • The benefits of cod liver oil

    The benefits of cod liver oil

    Your grandma may have always said, "Don't forget your cod liver oil!" And she was right. Wellness Expert Peggy Hall explains why.
    Your grandma may have always said, "Don't forget your cod liver oil!" And she was right. Wellness Expert Peggy Hall explains why.
  • Why you're breathing wrong

    Why you're breathing wrong

    Breathing is something most of us take for granted, and according to America Now Wellness Expert Peggy Hall, it's something that most of us do wrong.
    Breathing is something most of us take for granted, and according to America Now Wellness Expert Peggy Hall, it's something that most of us do wrong.

*DISCLAIMER*: Wellness Expert Peggy Hall is not a medical doctor, but she can answer questions related to improving your health through stress reduction, exercise and nutritional support.

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