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October 5th weekend is a great time to be vegetarian in Philadelphia!

Posted on September 26, 2012 by Nina Casalena, The VRG Blog Editor

If you’re in Philadelphia in early October, be sure to sign up for these events sponsored by the Vegetarian Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group. Both events are open to the public. Advance registration is appreciated. Both events will be held at Friends Center, 1501 Cherry Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102 (Friends Center is a red brick building on the northwest corner of 15th and Cherry Streets, only a block away from the convention center).

Vegucated Documentary
*Friday, October 5 @ 6:00p*
Screening of Vegucated an award-winning documentary that follows three meat and cheese loving New Yorkers who agree to adopt a vegan diet for six weeks. VRG Advisor Reed Mangels will be a panelist for a post-film discussion.

Powered By Plants: What We Know About Vegan Athletes
Enette Larson-Meyer, PhD, RD and Matt Ruscigno, MPH, RD
*Saturday, October 6 @ Noon-1:15pm*

Vegan Diets: What the Experts Say About Vitamin B12, Minerals, Protein, and Essential Fats
Ginny Messina, MPH, RD and Jack Norris, RD
*Saturday, October 6 @ 1:30-3:00pm*

*Register here: http://www.eatright.org/dpgevents

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