Aging in great health

NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina Getting older – showing it and feeling it – involves a build-up of toxic metabolites. These include reactive oxygen molecules (free … Read more

Redefining protein quality

NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina A new paper published by the American Society for Nutrition makes the case for modernizing the definition of protein quality. This … Read more

Essential iron – from plants

NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina, Alessia Vaz & Sophia Jhajj A common misconception holds that people on plant-based diets are more likely to develop iron deficiency … Read more

Vegan kid alert

NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina and Gillian M. Walters Children tend to gravitate to animals and love them. Adults guide them to care for companion animals; … Read more

Getting kids to eat their veggies

NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina and Kristen Yarker While many toddlers and preschoolers aren’t fans of vegetables, thankfully, there are effective, helpful strategies less forceful than … Read more