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Gaining Strength After an Injury

  Most of you know me as a personal trainer but during my more than 10 years of training, I have had many clients come to me immediately after an injury after their physical therapy has been discontinued.  They need … Continue reading

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Alkaline Foods and Acid Foods

I was asked today about alkaline and acidic foods and how they can affect our health. Acidity and alkalinity are measured in pH (potential of hydrogen). The pH scale goes from 0 to 14, with 0 the most acidic, and … Continue reading

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Benefits of Senior Exercise

Physical health benefits … Exercise helps maintain or lose weight. As metabolism slows with age, maintaining a healthy weight is a challenge. Preventing a sedentary lifestyle with exercise helps increase metabolism and builds muscle, burning more calories. With a healthy body … Continue reading

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Nutrition Watchdog Groups to Follow

I was guest speaker at a 29 Days of Health, Lunch and Learn in the city of Chicago recently. We were discussing food labeling and how the FDA allows the food industry to be manipulative to sell a product. One … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Chocolate Cupcakes with Coffee Frosting

So I decided to make gluten free Chocolate Cupcakes with Coffee Frosting. I heard someone once say that gluten cooking is a real science, but I had no idea what I was getting myself into… I found a couple of … Continue reading

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Achieving Health

I am Christine Jeffers a Chicago fitness and nutrition consultant, but I didn’t start out in the fitness industry. I started working in the graphic arts field about 20 years ago, and decided sitting behind a computer for 8 to … Continue reading

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