Food for environmentalists

Nutrispeak by Vesanto Melina Do you champion wise usage of water resources, clean oceans and a reduction in greenhouse gases? A newly released book by … Read more

Eating & driving planet aids

NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina MS, RD, and Sahar Lakhani • As spring buds appear, we might be looking at our lifestyle choices and considering new … Read more

Steps for a healthy heart

NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina MS, RD, and Sahar Lakhani • February is Heart Month, an optimum time to care about your heart. While death rates … Read more

Easy veggie nutrition

NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina MS, RD, and Brenda Davis • Vegetarians enjoy impressive health advantages, including greater longevity and reduced risk of cardiovascular disease, type … Read more

Can slaughter be humane?

NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina MS, RD • I recently received a newsletter advertising local organic food that was subject to “humane slaughtering practices.” I find that … Read more

The prime of life

NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina MS, RD, and Kayla Feenstra • I’m convinced to this day that our lifestyle choices make the difference between thriving and … Read more

Vegetarian diplomacy

NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina MS, RD • The central concept here can be adapted for a great many scenarios. Consider this: One person’s focus may … Read more

Bonnie’s bone bonanza

NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina MS, RD • Bonnie was thinking about going vegan. Of all the dietary choices she had considered over the years, this … Read more

Superstars strut their stuff

NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina MS, RD • I recently attended the 6th International Congress on Vegetarian Nutrition, which is held in California roughly every five … Read more

Food allies

NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina and Brenda Davis, RDs In the quest for blooming health and vitality, we have enemies and allies in the realm of … Read more