Nutrient Requirements and Recommendations - Vitamins and Minerals

Pathway Contributor: Vesanto Melina


Vesanto Melina is a Registered Dietitian who did her undergraduate work at the University of London, England and the University of Toronto and graduate work at the University of Toronto. She has taught nutrition at the University of British Columbia and at Seattle’s Bastyr University. She is co-author of the 2003 Position of the American Dietetic Association and Dietitians of Canada: Vegetarian Diets and coordinator for the Vegetarian Nutrition section of the Manual of Clinical Dietetics. She received the Clintec award for leadership in dietetics. Vesanto is an internationally known speaker, an author of seven books, has published in Lancet and CJDC, and consults for government, industry, and for individual clients from her office in Langley, near Vancouver, B.C.

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