NOTES FROM THE VRG SCIENTIFIC DEPARTMENT
VRG IN THE NEWS
Vegetarian Resource Group Nutrition Advisor Reed Mangels, PhD, RD, was interviewed for Seventeen magazine and provided tips for teens who want to go vegetarian. She was also interviewed for a story in the York Daily Record/Sunday News about the movie Charlotte's Web and the health benefits of vegetarian diets for children. Reed was interviewed by Rodale Press about how to purchase artichokes, avocados, and beets and how to prepare vegetables and by Bicycling magazine about the purchase and care of fruits and vegetables. In addition, she had a letter to the editor about the joys and advantages of being vegetarian published in the Daily Hampshire Gazette , which serves Northampton, Massachusetts.
Vegetarian Resource Group Nutrition Advisor Reed Mangels, PhD, RD, did an interview on the For the Love of Produceshow that KSVY Radio broadcasts from Sonoma, California. She and fellow VRG dietitians Catherine Conway and Mark Rifkin will be appearing on the show, which is broadcast on Saturdays at noon Pacific time, once a month. Rebroadcasts are available on <www.ksvy.org/shows-AudioArchive/ForTheLoveOfProduce.htm>. Recently, Reed began responding to vegetarian-related questions for ParentsConnect.com, an MTV/Nickelodeon venture, and plans to continue doing so on an on-going basis.