Vesanto Melina

First Name: 
Vesanto
Last Name: 
Melina

Vesanto Melina, M. Sc., R.D., was trained at the University of Toronto and the University of London, England, and taught nutrition at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver and Seattle's Bastyr University. She was a coordinator for the vegetarian section of the Manual of Clinical Dietetics(Dietitians of Canada and the American Dietetics Association) and is co-author of the nutrition classic "Becoming Vegetarian" (now in eleven countries and three languages), as well as "Cooking Vegetarian', "Becoming Vegan" and "Healthy Eating for Life to Prevent and Treat Cancer".
Vesanto is widely known in the media - press, TV and radio. She is an internationally known speaker and has presented workshops on the topic of vegetarian nutrition to over 1800 dietitians throughout. North America. Vesanto received the prestigious Clintec award for leadership in dietetics. She regularly consults for government and industry and for individual clients.
To complement her scientific expertise is Vesanto's joy in creating food that is healthy, delicious and simple to prepare. Her website is
http://www.nutrispeak.com

Brenda Davis is a registered dietitian in private practice, an author and an internationally acclaimed speaker. She became a committed, ethical vegetarian 13 years ago when she was moved to explore the consequences of food choices beyond personal health. Brenda completed an honors degree in Human Nutrition at the University of Guelph, followed by an internship in Ottawa Ontario. She has worked as a public health nutritionist, clinical nutrition specialist, nutrition consultant, academic nutrition instructor, and is currently the Past-Chair of the Vegetarian Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group of the American Dietetic Association. Brenda is co-author of three books - the best-seller, Becoming Vegetarian, its companion, Becoming Vegan, and the newly released Dairy-free and Delicious. She answers nutrition questions on the VegFamily website. Brenda lives in Kelowna, British Columbia with her husband Paul, and two teenage children, Leena - age 17 and Cory - age 14, all vegetarians.

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Becoming Vegetarian

The Complete Guide to Adopting a Healthy Vegetarian Diet
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Comprehensive and well-researched, this new edition of Becoming Vegetarian provides everything you need to know about making a healthy transition to a vegetarian diet or maximizing its benefits if already a vegetarian.

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Cooking Vegan

Healthful, Delicious and Easy
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Internationally known vegan dietitian Vesanto Melina and professional chef Joseph Forest combine their expansive knowledge and experience in this tour de force of nutrition information and tempting recipes to help readers expand their nutritional knowledge and increase their culinary repertoire.

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Cooking Vegetarian 2nd Edition

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Discover the Richness of Vegetarian Cooking! Following a vegetarian or vegan diet doesn't mean you have to sacrifice taste or nutrition. Canadian dietician Vesanto Melina and professional chef Joseph Forest have collaborated to bring you this brand new collection of the best-tasting, healthy vegan and vegetarian recipes.

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Food Allergy Survival Guide

Surviving and Thriving with Food Allergies and Sensitivities
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“I made a quiche that has no eggs, dairy or tofu—it was an amazing creation made with white beans and coconut milk—tasting is believing!”

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