Understanding Multivitamin Usage In The Latino Community #LATISM #Sponsored

*This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of LATISM .  I was compensated to participate in a Latino research study around Latinos and multivitamin usage.  All opinions are 100% mine.     Taking vitamins and supplements has always been a part of my growing up in a Latino household.  As far back as I can remember, my grandparents and parents made us take vitamins on a daily basis and always emphasized their importance to our overall well-being.     A recent consumer survey conducted by Consumer Reports en Español and LATISM** investigating the use of vitamins and supplements among Latinos found that 66% take them at least once per week.  It was also found that 56% of Latinos do not discuss potential hazardous interactions that could occur from combining supplements with their prescription medications with their doctors.  Additionally, 56% of Latino parents give their children multivitamins at least once per week.     According to Dr Jose Luis Mosquera, Medical Advisor for … [Read more...]

How Can You Manage Your Child’s Mobile Phone Usage? #SprintLatino #Sponsored

*This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Sprint Latino.  I was compensated to participate in a Sprint Latino research study around Latina Moms and mobile security for their children.  All opinions are 100% mine.     In today's modern technological times, it's hard to keep children from gravitating towards all of the new gadgets that are out there for them to explore.  This is especially true when it comes to smartphone technology and kids wanting to have their own smartphones like their peers.  In our home, we are currently negotiating the guidelines for allowing our ten year old son to have his first cellular phone.  This conversation has come about partly due to necessity and partly due to his wanting to have a phone like some of his friends.     According to a Social Lens Research Study, within the Latino community, the average age that children are given access to mobile phones is 12.  Latina moms cite their top two reasons for getting mobile phones for their … [Read more...]