Many of these articles were written for the public and appeared in
 Common Ground Magazine.

Disease Prevention & Health

What Are The Top 10 Ingredients In A Disease-Fighting Diet?

Click to see video Brenda Davis, R.D. weighs the pros and cons of a whole food diet vs the paleo diet and why the paleo …

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Disease Prevention & Health

What Are The Top 10 Ingredients In A Disease-Fighting Diet?

What Are The Top 10 Ingredients In A Disease-Fighting Diet? by Brenda Davis Brenda Davis, R.D. weighs the pros and cons of a whole food …

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Children & Teens

Plant-based Food Prep.

Nutrispeak By Vesanto Melina, MS, Registered Dietitian As a dietitian, I learned a lot about which foods rated highest in folate or vitamin C, and …

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Adventure

Celebrate with Compassion

Celebrate with Compassion By Vesanto Melina, MS, RD About ten percent of Canadians, and similar numbers in many other countries  are choosing plant-based meals and …

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Disease Prevention & Health

Who says you can’t turn back your biological clock?

Who says you can’t turn back your biological clock? Vesanto Melina, MS, Registered Dietitian Recent headlines show that that North Americans now live longer – …

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Disease Prevention & Health

Going Plant-based? By Leaps or by Baby Steps?

Going Plant-based? By Leaps or by Baby Steps? By Vesanto Melina MS, Registered Dietitian Have you been considering a shift towards a plant-based diet? Does …

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Disease Prevention & Health

Reversing Chronic Disease: Magic!

Reversing Chronic Disease: Magic! By Vesanto Melina, MS, RD, with Agathe Mathieu People can be burdened with a chronic illness that they think will be …

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Disease Prevention & Health

Redneck: The Word’s History in Nutrition

Redneck: The Word’s History in Nutrition By Vesanto Melina, MS, RD I was surprised to learn that the word “redneck” has a nutrition-related origin. More …

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Disease Prevention & Health

Aging in Great Health!

Aging in Great Health! Vesanto Melina, MS, Registered Dietitian Why do we age? Getting older, and showing it, and feeling it, involves a buildup of …

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Protein Foods

Three Great Ways to Start Your Day

Nutrispeak By Vesanto Melina and Julia Murray Breakfast! This can be an exciting reason to get up in the morning. (Then again, others prefer to …

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Disease Prevention & Health

Coconut Oil: Menace or Miracle?

Nutrispeak By Vesanto Melina and Brenda Davis Few foods have been at once maligned and acclaimed as much as coconut oil. Some view it as …

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Disease Prevention & Health

Redefining Protein Quality:  What’s New About Protein?

NutriSpeak by Vesanto Melina, MS, Registered Dietitian A new paper published by the American Society for Nutrition makes the case for modernizing the definition of …

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