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 began her gluten free diet ventures way before it became
trendy. After battling health issues ranging from migraines, GERD,
fatigue, bloating and moodiness, her husband asked her to marry him
anyways and she went gluten,soy and dairy free ridding all
medications and began her path to healing. After her naturopathic
medical doctor gave her the green light to begin trying for a
family, she was pregnant three weeks later and life as a mom began.
She left her job after her daughter was born in 2007 and took a
maternity sabbatical to study health, nutrition and healing. She
does not claim to be a dietician, classes made her sleepy in
college, instead she earned her degree in exercise science for her
love of fitness. After landing a job in corporate wellness, she
earned her Master's in Public Health and loves belting out
statistics about health and proving doctors through research that
the right diet can heal. Jasmine calls herself a nutrition
detective deciphering labels and educating parents to empower them
to eat cleaner and healthier.
After the birth of her son in 2010, she learned know matter how
much you do by the books, sometimes you just can't know it all. She
is grateful for her son's Sensory Processing Disorder and keeps to
a strict diet of various food sensitivities and learning more than
she ever thought she would know and is now helping parents whose
kids are on the spectrum. Jasmine likes to challenge the medical
community, encourages parents to do the same by exercising their
patient rights and while she believes there is a time and place for
modern medicine, she'll look to alternative methods to health and
healing before resorting to drugs.
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
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. Read...
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. Read...
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. Read...
In the second of three parts on detoxing your kitchen, Jasmine Jafferali takes on sugar and offers some healthier substitutions. Read...
Chicago parents, give your New Year's resolutions a healthy boost by detoxing your kitchen. First of three parts. Read...
It's time her daughter gets her first American Girl doll and Jasmine Jafferali can't wait for Christmas morning. Read...
This mom is irate that the FDA has halted the more affordable genetic test offered by 23andMe Inc. Her own results allowed her to understand her son's allergies much better. Read...
A holiday lesson for the kids: 'Our lives do not become full because we get what we want, but we must learn to give more than what we have.' Read...
In our darkest and saddest days, Jasmine Jafferali says, we can remind ourselves that we still have much to be thankful for because it shows in the way we live our lives Read...