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Healthy Jasmine

While she doesn't blog for her health, Jasmine writes to inspire you to make positive, healthy changes

About this blog

Jasmine Jafferali grew up an overweight child and drinking pop (yes, she's from Chicago) and made many lifestyle changes along throughout her life. While she doesn't blog for her health, she blogs to inspire you to make positive, healthy changes.

Jasmine loves to snack and her love of snacking helped her to launch her new app called Snack Smart Solutions, keeping snacks balanced, clean and tasty. You can read her blog and insites about faith, family, food and fitness at Healthy Jasmine.

The ick factor: Why you should wash your produce

Posted Apr 21, 2014 10:54 AM

Do you take the time to wash and scrub your produce? One Chicago health educator shares why it is time well spent for your family's health.
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Why probiotics is a must during pregnancy and beyond

Posted Apr 14, 2014 5:01 PM

Research is finding a positive connection between pregnant women who use probiotics and their baby's health.
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What is an MPH? Chicago health educator defends her credentials

Posted Mar 31, 2014 1:26 PM

"I want to empower you to question everything you put into your mouth," says Jasmine Jafferali, MPH.
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Paleo diets good for most

Posted Mar 24, 2014 12:27 PM

In part two of her examination of the Paleo diets, Healthy Jasmine takes a look this week at the cons, which includes added stress on the kidneys.
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The Paleo Diet under fire: A look at the positives

Posted Mar 10, 2014 2:15 PM

With reports coming out saying high-protein diets are as bad as smoking, Healthy Jasmine takes a look at some of the benefits of the diet.
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The ugly truth about gummy vitamins and candies

Posted Mar 3, 2014 4:50 PM

With both February's Dental Health Month and March's National Nutrition Month in mind, Jasmine Jafferali reached out to local pediatric dentist Dr. Sam Park about gummy vitamins and treats.
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Philip Seymour Hoffman's death prompts discussion of food addictions

Posted Feb 17, 2014 12:25 PM

We are all capable of being addicted to something, says Healthy Jasmine. She takes a look at why so many of us have food addictions.
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Chicago mom's plea to arrogant drivers: Please slow down in snow and ice!

Posted Feb 3, 2014 11:40 AM

To all the drivers who think they can handle snowy, icy conditions without slowing down, you can't. For the sake of others around you, this Chicago mom asks arrogant drivers to be more cautious.
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How to detox your kitchen: Tackling your cookware

Posted Jan 27, 2014 12:03 PM

Is your cookware adding metals and toxins to your cooked food? In the third and final installment in her Detoxing your Kitchen series, Jasmine Jafferali shares why you should scrutinize your pots and pans.
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How to detox your kitchen: Say no to sugars

Posted Jan 20, 2014 1:15 PM

In the second of three parts on detoxing your kitchen, Jasmine Jafferali takes on sugar and offers some healthier substitutions.
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