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Core beliefs about a plant-based diet
01/09/2016 FacebookTwitterGoogle+Share NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina   •  I recently took out – from our wonderful public library system – a
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Shaping up in 2016 with renewed diet and fitness practices
01/01/2016 FacebookTwitterGoogle+Share NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina MS, RD • At this time of year, it can be invigorating to renew our diet
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The sunlight vitamin
01/12/2015 FacebookTwitterGoogle+Share NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina and Brenda Davis • Around the year 1900 in the northeastern US, 80 to 90 percent of
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Is soy safe?
01/11/2015 FacebookTwitterGoogle+Share NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina and Brenda Davis • Our September column on soy generated interest, letters and controversy. While considerable negative
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Vitamin B12
01/10/2015 FacebookTwitterGoogle+Share NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina MS, RD • Vitamins are essential to life. The “vita” in their name refers to that
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Debunking the soy scare
07/09/2015 FacebookTwitterGoogle+Share NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina MS, RD • Soy has been the focus of considerable controversy. The roots lie in good
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Quite Possibly the Most Eye Opening Six Minutes Ever on Film
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Helping Picky Eaters
Helping Picky Eaters By Vesanto Melina, MS RD and Kristen Yarker, MSc RD As many parents can attest, toddlers and
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Thanksgiving Dinner, Vegan Style (Video Clips)
For some excellent holiday celebration menu items, click each link below to see these short video clips: Holiday Winter Stuffed
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Gluten-Free Celebration
By Vesanto Melina, MS, Registered Dietitian With 1% of the population having celiac disease, 0.1% having true wheat allergy and
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Helping Picky Eaters
By Vesanto Melina, MS RD and Kristen Yarker, MSc RD As many parents can attest, toddlers and preschoolers typically go
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Humane Slaughter?
By Vesanto Melina, MS RD I recently received a newsletter advertising local organic food that was subject to “humane slaughtering
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