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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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Categories Health, Vitamins and Minerals

Avocados, The Alphabet Fruit

AvocadosAvocados, a highly nutritious food, is often referred as “the alphabet fruit” because it contains nutrition A to Z, such as potassium, folate, magnesium, phosphorus, Vitamin B6, C, and E, to name a few.  Rich in monounsaturated fats and high in fiber (one whole avocado has 13g of fiber!), avocados are a delicious food to add to meals.

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Categories Health

100% Natural?

What does 100% Natural mean?

Natural does not mean organic, but the stamp food manufacturers use often resembles the organic green stamp and it can be misleading. Labels can be confusing and the use of the word “natural” on foods is oftentimes more for advertising than saying anything about the health benefits of the food. These foods are NOT organic and can contain GMO’s. Consumers can be falsely convinced they are buying a “healthy” alternative.

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