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

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

Community Resource Directory

Art & Music Business Services Education & Certification Health & Healing Intuitive Arts Nutrition Psychology/Counselling Restaurants ✉ Place a Listing ART & MUSIC Do you … Read more

Plentiful plant protein

NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina, Grace Yeh and Sharon Voong   •  Why does protein matter? As a component of muscle, bone and all body tissues, … Read more

The sunlight vitamin

NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina and Brenda Davis • Around the year 1900 in the northeastern US, 80 to 90 percent of the children had the … Read more

Is soy safe?

NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina and Brenda Davis • Our September column on soy generated interest, letters and controversy. While considerable negative press about soy can … Read more

Getting your omega-3s

NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina MS, RD, with Angelina Lam, Gloria Ho & Kelly Bogh • Research suggests omega-3s can reduce the risk of cardiovascular and … Read more

Rising concerns about gluten

NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina MS, RD, and Brenda Davis RD • Gluten is a protein composite found in wheat, spelt, kamut, rye, barley and triticale … Read more