"Well-planned vegetarian diets are appropriate for individuals during all stages of the life cycle, including pregnancy, lactation, infancy, childhood, and adolescence...."
—Position of the American Dietetic Association: Vegetarian Diets
Click here to read answers to frequently asked questions from teenagers.
Read more here: Eating Habits of Youth, ages 8 to 18
Our Guide to Fast Food might also be helpful.
These materials are available. Send your mailing address and request to The VRG, PO Box 1463, Baltimore, MD 21203.
These materials are available as a free download from our site. (Paper copies may also be available; please contact us for more information.)
The following list of veggie-friendly books was compiled by Dasha Bushmakin, Debra Wasserman, and Reed Mangels, PhD, RD with assistance from parents on The Vegetarian Resource Group's Parents Email list:
VRG has intern openings. The job depends on your background, major, and interests. Tasks may include research, writing, and/or community outreach.
Journalism, English, Nutrition, and Business majors can gain valuable experience. Activists can learn new skills and knowledge, and share your expertise. Positions are open throughout the year for all ages. VRG internships are unpaid.
If interested, please send a current resume, writing samples, and a cover letter including the following information:
Intern Positionor e-mail the above to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Vegetarian Resource Group
PO Box 1463
Baltimore, MD 21203
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