Bonnie’s Bone Bonanza
by Vesanto Melina, MS, Registered Dietitian Bonnie was thinking about going vegan. Of all the dietary choices she had consideredRead more.
By Vesanto Melina with Nancy Callan Vancouver is the first Canadian city to embrace “Meatless Monday,” encouraging residents to foregoRead more.
Good Hospital Care and Fare
By Vesanto Melina When people speak of hospital food, they don’t often use the adjective “good”. In fact I don’tRead more.
The Beefs about Beef
By Vesanto Melina, MS, Registered Dietitian When barbecue season comes along, we may have fond memories of summer events withRead more.
Diet and Our Planet
By Vesanto Melina, MS, Registered Dietitian When people consider going green, their focus is often on buying a vehicle thatRead more.
Findings From the Nutrition Superstars
By Vesanto Melina, MS, Registered Dietitian In February 2013 I attended the 6th International Congress on Vegetarian Nutrition, which is held in California about every five years.Read more.
Are Microwaves Safe?
By Vesanto Melina Many of us wonder whether microwave ovens are sending us to the cancer ward or creating weirdRead more.
The Real Paleo Diet
By Vesanto Melina, MS, Registered Dietitian Paleolithic diets are the subject of many websites and books. However I haveRead more.
Buy Organic – it’s worth it
NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina, MS, RD A few years ago, there was little scientific support for the health advantages ofRead more.
Feeding Teens: Black Bean Chipotle Dip
NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina, MS, RD The teen years can be a period of challenge, a little like the terribleRead more.
Veggie Kabobs: Vegetable Kabobs
NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina, MS, RD Vegetable Kabobs Makes 6 kabobs Use six 10-inch metal or wooden (bamboo) skewers. To ensureRead more.