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Eating Right for Kickboxing: Banana Blueberry Power Drink

NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina and Brenda Davis, RDs In the past few years, kickboxing has increased in popularity among both men and women. People participate to lose weight, gain muscle, increase fitness and have fun. Whatever your reasons, it is important to complement your training regime with proper and adequate nutrition. Kickboxing is a high-intensity […]

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Have Fun in the Kitchen

NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina   The kitchen has traditionally been the heart of the home, a powerful space to generate physical, mental, emotional and spiritual well-being.  – Chef Joseph Forest Some of us follow recipes to the letter. If directions say to whisk the sauce and we have a fork but no whisk, we turn […]

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Chocolate for healthy hearts: Almond Butter Balls

NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina What can be better than a sweet treat with health benefits? As it happens, our favourite February food, chocolate, has a few glowing characteristics. It comes from the Theobroma cacao tree, from a bean that grows on that tropical tree. (Theobroma means “food for the Gods.”) Chocolate originated in Mexico and Central […]

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Warm Winter Fare: Ginger, carrot and yam soup

NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina   In creating recipes, it is my great pleasure to collaborate with expert chef Joseph Forest; the process allows me to improve my sensory awareness of food, something dietitian training didn’t include. During our exchanges, Joseph has become fascinated with the field of nutrition, which I bring to the table, and […]

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