VEGETARIAN JOURNAL

Vegetarian Journal 2008 Issue 1

NOTES FROM THE VRG SCIENTIFIC DEPARTMENT

THE VEGETARIAN RESOURCE GROUP IN THE NEWS

VRG Nutrition Advisor Reed Mangels, PhD, RD, was interviewed for stories about vegetarian diets in Natural Health and Vegetarian Times magazines and for a new book, Dr. Susan's Kids-Only Weight Loss Guide. She was also interviewed by independent film producer Carolyn McGrath for a documentary on farm animals.

VRG EXHIBITS AT THE FEDERATION OF JAIN ASSOCIATIONS IN NORTH AMERICA

VRG Co-Directors Charles Stahler and Debra Wasserman and VRG Nutrition Advisor Reed Mangels went to the Federation of Jain Associations in North America (JAINA) conference in New Jersey, which was attended by more than 6,000 people. VRG sponsored a table and distributed several thousand educational pieces about vegan diets.


Excerpts from the 2008 Issue 1

Cheesecake: Not Just for Dessert Anymore.
Chef Nancy Berkoff makes cheesecake part of any course.
An Updated Guide to Soy, Rice, Nut, and Other Non-Dairy Milks
Dietetic Intern Stephanie Gall, MS, RD, brings you all the facts.
Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About L-Cysteine But Were Afraid to Ask
Jeanne Yacoubou, MS, takes a closer look at the amino acid.
Vegan Fare from India
Sunita Pant Bansal shares some basic dishes from her country.
Veggie-Friendly Literature for Kids
Check out recommendations from The VRG Parents' E-Mail List.
Vegan Rocker Ted Leo Tours the World
Bobby Allyn interviews the indie rock veteran and vegan activist.
Nutrition Hotline
What are plant sterols, and what effects do they have on the human diet?
Note from the Coordinators
Letters to the Editors
Vegan Cooking Tips
All About Oven-Frying, by Chef Nancy Berkoff, RD, EdD, CCE
Veggie Bits
Scientific Update
Book Reviews
Catalog
Vegetarian Action
Everything Natural, by Bobby Allyn


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