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Taking care of your heart
10/02/2018 Share NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina The news regarding heart health used to be all about cholesterol. This made sense since
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Preventing and reversing diabetes
08/12/2018 Share NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina and Brenda Davis Since 2000, the number of people in Canada with diabetes has doubled. Today,
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Plant protein: getting it right!
12/07/2018 Share NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina with Mio Lainchbury and Arooj Hayat Moving towards a plant-based diet can initially raise questions
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Why go more plant-based?
05/06/2018 Share NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina A half century ago, vegetarian and vegan diets were viewed with concern by health professionals.
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Dairy-free and well nourished!
30/03/2018 Share NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina There are many good reasons to embrace a diary-free diet: Human health: Most of the world’s
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Explore veggie meetup groups
02/05/2018 Share NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina Some people from Winnipeg call our fair city “Vegcouver.” One good reason is that when
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Coconut oil or coconut?
01/11/2018 Share NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina and Brenda Davis Few foods are at once maligned and acclaimed as much as coconut oil.
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Getting kids to eat their veggies
01/09/2018 Share NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina and Kristen Yarker While many toddlers and preschoolers aren’t fans of vegetables, thankfully, there are effective,
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Healthy snacking
10/11/2017 Share NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina Do you ever eat mindlessly? It would be very surprising if even one reader replied,
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Fish farming
11/10/2017 +Share NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina Last month, we explored the cruelty and environmental damage inherent in commercial fishing. This month,
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Something fishy
08/09/2017 +Share NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina Fish has long been viewed as an ideal protein source and the significant source of
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Our munching munchkins
08/12/2017 +Share NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina and Claudia Lemay Like a super-powered magnet, children are often drawn to sugary and non-nutritious foods.
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