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!
I had the opportunity to join Vinnie Tortorich on his podcast. We discussed being a renegade dietitian and breaking the form in regards to what dietitians are taught to preach. Listen here: (E)
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.
Great visual from Fix.com!
A couple of additional recommendations or modifications: skip the sweetener ( i.e. honey or syrup) as you don’t need it, avoid using fruit juice as a liquid (too much natural sugars) and I advise clients away from tofu as a protein source.
Excited to share that I won….
Best Nutritionist in the Best of Suburbia, Posh Seven Magazine Contest!
Thank you to all who voted!
Carving a pumpkin this season? Don’t throw out all those incredibly healthy seeds as they are nutritious and delicious!
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a developmental disorder that affects children’s ability to communicate, understand the feelings of others and creates social anxieties.
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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