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Realism and compassion
06/05/2017 Share NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina For many, doing what comes naturally is an appealing concept. (For a good laugh, look
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Say cheese (nondairy)!
06/04/2017 Share NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina The significant health hazards associated with red meat are so well known by now that
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Long life, great health
02/03/2017 +Share NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina When you consider the diseases and deaths of older people in your family, does it
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Earth-friendly diets
01/02/2017 +Share NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina Some people are saying, “Take extinction off your plate.” What? I already take shorter showers.
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Speaking of the environment
28/11/2016 Share NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina » A decade ago, climate change and global warming seemed somewhat theoretical to some of us,
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It’s the Year of Pulses
15/07/2016 +Share NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina MS, RD • The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has named 2016 the International Year
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The carnitine controversy
06/10/2016 Share NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina • Carnitine is an amino acid, important for our body’s transportation of fatty acids to
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Plentiful plant protein
02/06/2016 FacebookTwitterGoogle+Share NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina, Grace Yeh and Sharon Voong   •  Why does protein matter? As a component of
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Dairy-free and delicious
07/05/2016 FacebookTwitterGoogle+Share NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina & Dave Shishkoff • Last month, I had the pleasure of being a presenter at the Dairy-Free
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Dairy-free dilemmas
01/04/2016 FacebookTwitterGoogle+Share NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina • It is the oddest thing that, until fairly recently, the fluid that cows produce to
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The food fairy: explaining healthy food choices for children
01/03/2016 FacebookTwitterGoogle+Share NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina MS, RD, and Claudia Lemay • I know a little girl who is obsessed with candy; it
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Healthy snacks offer benefits
01/02/2016 FacebookTwitterGoogle+Share NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina MS, RD • Can snacking be a key ingredient in a healthy lifestyle? If your first response
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