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Author Archives: Jaime Martinez

Categories Recipes

Almond Milk Recipe

This past weekend my girlfriend from NY visited me and was telling me that she makes her own almond milk. I’ll be honest, I was SHOCKED.  I thought it was too laborious and much easier to buy an organic packaged version.  She said she thought the same before her friend convinced her otherwise and assured me its was super easy and delicious. She was right!

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Categories Health

Continue with Coconut Oil

Last week, the AHA posted a position statement advising against the use of coconut oil.  The media ran with the negative headline and social media exploded with questions regarding its safety. #coconutoil was even trending on Twitter.  It is time to set the record straight and list the facts on why you should NOT stop using coconut oil and how it is healthy for you! Read More Continue with Coconut Oil

Categories Guest Posts, Vitamins and Minerals, Weekly Nutrition Posts

Vitamin B12 and Infographic!

Vitamin B12 is the big brother of the B Vitamins; often overlooked, impossible to live without and all important to human functioning. One of eight crucial B vitamins, B12 is the vitamin that ensures proper functioning of the nervous system, assists in the formation of red blood cells, and this is a big one, aids in metabolism by turning those fatty acids into pure usable energy.

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Categories Guest Posts, Health, Weekly Nutrition Posts

Guest Post: Dietary Considerations for Autistic Children

There is much more than meets the eye when dealing with autism and children. Actually, most of what is considered an autistic symptom is completely underneath the surface of physical features and deals particularly with social skills, understanding the feelings of others, visual misperceptions and anxiety (Williams, 2011).

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