VRG in the News

Vegetarian Resource Group Nutrition Advisor Reed Mangels, PhD, RD, granted an interview about the benefits of transitioning from an animal-based diet to a plant-based one to BLVD magazine in Athens, Georgia. She also spoke to WebMD about a report concerning vegetarians and heart disease risk.

Nation's Restaurant News magazine cited VRG, stating, "Following a 2009 Harris Interactive Poll, The Vegetarian Resource Group estimated that about 3 percent of U.S. adults described themselves as vegetarian, meaning they never eat meat, poultry, fish, or seafood."

In addition, talked to VRG and to Reed about raising children as vegetarians.

VRG Outreach

VRG's Food Service Advisor Nancy Berkoff, RD, EdD, CCE, presented a webinar called "Beyond Boca Burgers - Creating Vegetarian Meals for Our Clients" for the National Job Corps. Food service directors and health care staff from across the United States participated in this Web-based seminar.