Plant protein: getting it right!

NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina with Mio Lainchbury and Arooj Hayat Moving towards a plant-based diet can initially raise questions about whether you’re getting enough protein, … Read more

Why go more plant-based?

NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina A half century ago, vegetarian and vegan diets were viewed with concern by health professionals. In decades since, these have been … Read more

Explore veggie meetup groups

NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina Some people from Winnipeg call our fair city “Vegcouver.” One good reason is that when we search the helpful, plant-based eating … Read more

Dairy-free and well nourished!

NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina There are many good reasons to embrace a diary-free diet: Human health: Most of the world’s population has some degree of … Read more

Taking care of your heart

NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina The news regarding heart health used to be all about cholesterol. This made sense since the plaque that sticks to the … Read more

Our munching munchkins

NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina and Claudia Lemay Like a super-powered magnet, children are often drawn to sugary and non-nutritious foods. However, regular consumption of junk … Read more

Healthy snacking

NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina Do you ever eat mindlessly? It would be very surprising if even one reader replied, “No, never.” So if we are … Read more

Fish farming

NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina Last month, we explored the cruelty and environmental damage inherent in commercial fishing. This month, we look at aquaculture. Today, approximately … Read more

Something fishy

NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina Fish has long been viewed as an ideal protein source and the significant source of long-chain omega-3 fatty acids such as … Read more

Going plant happy

NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina Catherine Jones and Stéphane Lahaye Are you interested in pursuing a plant-based lifestyle but don’t know where to start? Read on … Read more