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Disease Prevention & Health

Taking care of your heart

10/02/2018 Share NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina The news regarding heart health used to be all about cholesterol. This made sense since the plaque that sticks to …

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Disease Prevention & Health

Preventing and reversing diabetes

08/12/2018 Share NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina and Brenda Davis Since 2000, the number of people in Canada with diabetes has doubled. Today, one in three Canadians lives …

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Disease Prevention & Health

Plant protein: getting it right!

12/07/2018 Share NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina with Mio Lainchbury and Arooj Hayat Moving towards a plant-based diet can initially raise questions about whether you’re getting enough …

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Children & Teens

Why go more plant-based?

05/06/2018 Share NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina A half century ago, vegetarian and vegan diets were viewed with concern by health professionals. In decades since, these have …

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Children & Teens

Dairy-free and well nourished!

30/03/2018 Share NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina There are many good reasons to embrace a diary-free diet: Human health: Most of the world’s population has some degree of …

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Adventure

Explore veggie meetup groups

02/05/2018 Share 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 …

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Children & Teens

Healthy snacking

10/11/2017 Share NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina Do you ever eat mindlessly? It would be very surprising if even one reader replied, “No, never.” So if we …

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Environment

Fish farming

11/10/2017 +Share NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina Last month, we explored the cruelty and environmental damage inherent in commercial fishing. This month, we look at aquaculture. Today, …

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