Evening With Vesanto – March 25 and 26 in Victoria BC

Class starts at 7pm at Sarah’s Place (#106-560 Johnson Street). March 25 and 26 in Victoria BC. **Please arrive by 6:45pm – as class will start at 7pm sharp.  Vesanto Melina is a Registered Dietitian and co-author of Becoming Raw, and of the Raw Food Revolution Diet. She also is co-author of the bestselling nutrition classics Becoming Vegan, Becoming Vegetarian, […]

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The New Becoming Vegetarian (US) and Becoming Vegetarian (Canada): Table of Contents CHAPTER 1: WHY BECOME VEGETARIAN?           Types of vegetarian diets and historical notes. Reasons why people become vegetarian. CHAPTER 2: MAXIMIZING THE VEGETARIAN ADVANTAGE Part 1: The evidence linking the standard North American diet with: heart disease, hypertension, cancer, osteoporosis, diabetes and other diseases. […]

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Buy Organic – it’s worth it

NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina, MS, RD A few years ago, there was little scientific support for the health advantages of organic produce. Now, scientific evidence is gathering that shows toxins in pesticides do us harm. Common sense would tell us to avoid pesticides, which evolved from the germ warfare industry and were designed to kill […]

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Feeding Teens: Black Bean Chipotle Dip

NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina, MS, RD The teen years can be a period of challenge, a little like the terrible twos, except now your kid is several inches taller than you. Mom and dad may find that a formerly compliant child has become a stranger. Nutrition-related issues either become an arena for conflict or shared […]

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Veggie Kabobs: Vegetable Kabobs

NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina, MS, RD Vegetable Kabobs Makes 6 kabobs Use six 10-inch metal or wooden (bamboo) skewers. To ensure that wooden skewers don’t burn, pre-soak them in water for an hour before you thread them and keep chunks of food tight to avoid spaces where the flame or heat could reach through and burn […]

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