Hurrah for raw

NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina In last month’s column, we explored by-products from cooking that can pose a threat to human health: HCAs (heterocyclic amines), PAHs … Read more

Water: life’s foundation

NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina Water is the essence of our body’s circulatory system and that of the planet’s. In our bodies, a loss of 10 … Read more

Veggies for vitality

NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina The scrumptious aroma of potatoes baking in the oven on a winter afternoon. Minestrone soup simmering, bringing an invitation from onion, … Read more

Healthy holidays

NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina Are you planning any festive gatherings that will include food? Beyond the traditional fare, do you wonder how to nourish the … Read more

Go for green

NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina Green is a big plus when it comes to nutrition. Whether it is a salad or vibrant florets of steamed broccoli, a green … Read more

Sample a Taste of Health

NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina Vancouver’s healthy food festival, Taste of Health, has become a welcome September tradition. It’s a fun, inexpensive way for families to … Read more