Summer fare

NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina When we get a spontaneous invite to a picnic, one easy choice is to stop by a supermarket or natural foods … Read more

Realism and compassion

NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina For many, doing what comes naturally is an appealing concept. (For a good laugh, look up “Doin’ what comes natur’lly” on … Read more

Say cheese!

NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina The significant health hazards associated with red meat are so well known by now that people are happy to avoid the … Read more

Long life, great health

NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina When you consider the diseases and deaths of older people in your family, does it seem like your life might follow … Read more

Earth-friendly diets

NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina Some people are saying, “Take extinction off your plate.” What? I already take shorter showers. Every week, I deposit my recycling … Read more

Speaking of the environment

NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina » A decade ago, climate change and global warming seemed somewhat theoretical to some of us, but evidence is now showing … Read more

Community Resource Directory

BC businesses and services which reflect the values and interests of Common Ground readers Art & Music Business Services Education & Certification Health & Healing … Read more

The carnitine controversy

NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina • Carnitine is an amino acid, important for our body’s transportation of fatty acids to the area in the cells where … Read more