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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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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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The Egg McMuffin, a Healthy Breakfast?

I always advise my clients to eat a healthy breakfast to start their day. So one of my clients tells me he had an Egg Mc Muffin for breakfast “How bad  can an egg mc muffin be?” he asks, “it’s … 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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