Notes from the VRG Scientific Department
VRG in the News
Vegetarian Resource Group Nutrition Advisor Reed Mangels, PhD, RD, was interviewed about making the change to a vegetarian diet for Community Health magazine and about myths regarding vegetarianism for Women's Health magazine. She also spoke to Yoga Journal about vegetarian nutrition and to Natural Health magazine about the benefits and challenges of going vegan. Reed was interviewed for an article about vegetarian children in Today's Dietitian and wrote a chapter about pediatric vegetarianism for a new book, Essentials of Life Cycle Nutrition (Jones and Bartlett Publishers).
Vegetarian Resource Group Nutrition Advisor Reed Mangels, PhD, RD, was a guest on the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine's Diabetes Forum, where she discussed the latest American Dietetic Association (ADA) position paper on vegetarian diets. Reed is one of the paper's co-authors.
VRG's Food Service Advisor Nancy Berkoff, RD, EdD, CCE, is writing the vegetarian segments for nutrition classes offered by several online universities. The segments include a brief lecture, interactive projects, and a short research project. Students taking the classes include nursing and health administration majors, as well as general education students.