About Matt Ruscigno, MPH, RD

Matt Ruscigno is public health dietitian, cyclist and a vegan of fifteen years. He teaches community college in South Central Los Angeles in addition to working for the Network for a Healthy California. Matt advises vegan athletes and himself has participated in numerous ultra-endurance bicycle and triathlon events around the world.

Step-by-Step Tips on Becoming Vegan

hummus salad

A recent Harris Poll found that 47% of Americans eat at least one vegetarian meal a week. Are you one of this growing number of people interested in eating more plant based meals? Continue reading

Transitioning to a Plant-based Diet

Ratatouille Pasta Bake

Add more plant foods to the mixed meals you are eating. Shift the balance of plant and animal foods toward more plants – the ones you already eat and love. Continue reading