Ask the VegFamily Dieticians

Our panel of dieticians and nutritionists specialize in vegan diet nutritional information. Before submitting a question of your own please review our list of past questions and responses listed below. You may submit your nutrition and health question here.

Vegan Nutrition with Dina Aronson, MS, RD

Dina AronsonDina Aronson, MS, RD is a vegan dietitian whose specialties include chronic disease prevention, vegetarian/vegan nutrition, and lifestyle management. She is the founder and director of, a nutrition consulting company. Active in many vegetarian nutrition organizations, Dina was the recipient of the American Dietetic Association's Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year Award in 2002. Read past questions for Dina here.

Vegan Nutrition with Marty Davey, MS, RD

Marty DaveyMarty Davey is a Registered Dietitian and has a Masters degree in Food and Nutrition from Marywood University. She became a vegetarian in 1980 when she discovered that the French didn't want our meat products due to factory farming methods and began studying nutrition while cleansing her diet to a totally plant-based lifestyle. She has a private practice specializing in assisting clients transitioning from the conventional Western foods to a plant-based regime. Read past questions for Marty here.

Vegan Nutrition with Jill Nussinow, MS, RD

Jill NussinowJill Nussinow is a Registered Dietitian, culinary educator, cookbook author, speaker and consultant and all around proponent of a plant-based diet. She teaches vegetarian and vegan cooking at Santa Rosa Junior College in California and other places around the US. One of her greatest joys is sharing her enthusiasm for vegetables and pressure cooking with anyone who will listen. Visit Jill's website and her blog. Read past questions for Jill here.

Raw Health and Beauty with Kimberly Snyder

Kimberly SnyderBy immersing herself in the diverse, local communities throughout Australia, Asia, Africa, Europe and South America, Snyder discovered a common bond: the use of raw, natural ingredients in furthering health and beauty.† After returning to the U.S. she founded Envision Beauty to create products that combined maximum simplicity with unparalleled quality, using natural ingredients. She is a highly sought-after yoga instructor and a certified Raw Food Nutrition Specialist and Chef. Read past questions answered by Kimberly here.

Vegan Nutrition with Marilyn Peterson

Marilyn PetersonMarilyn Peterson is a self-taught Transition Diet Consultant, teacher and chef for over 35 years. She has worked at Cal-a-vie Spa and Woody Herralson's O2 restaurant. She became vegetarian in 1966 and vegan in 1981. From her years of studying with doctors in nutrition & preventive medicine, and working with clients as well as her personal experience, she has written the book Vegan Bite By Bite with the voice of a personal coach. Vegan Bite By Bite has over 100 delicious, easy, recipes, interviews from medical doctors plus much, more! Visit her website Read past questions for Marilyn here.

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