Notes from the VRG Scientific Department
VRG in the News
Vegetarian Resource Group Nutrition Advisor Reed Mangels, PhD, RD, was interviewed about top ways to add variety to a vegan diet for Today's Diet and Nutrition magazine and about consuming soy during pregnancy for Fit Pregnancy magazine. She also spoke to Woman's World magazine about veggie burgers. In addition, Reed was a guest on the Backstage Gourmet radio show.
Earlier this year, Vegetarian Resource Group Nutrition Advisor Reed Mangels, PhD, RD, submitted a proposal to present a paper titled "Do Vegetarians and Vegans Stay Vegetarian? The Vegetarian Resource Group 2006- 2009 Survey" for the 2010 Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo (FNCE) in Boston. Her proposal was accepted, and she presented the results of VRG's longitudinal study during a poster session on Tuesday, November 9. Some of the results have been reported in this issue of Vegetarian Journal (pages 10-12).
Reed authored a chapter about vegetarian children in the American Dietetic Association's recently published Pediatric Nutrition Care Manual. She also worked the VRG table at the Alternative Health Fair at Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts, for the second year in a row.