NOTES FROM THE VRG SCIENTIFIC DEPARTMENT
The Vegetarian Resource Group in the News
VRG Food Service Adviser Nancy Berkoff wrote an article for Massage Magazine on the personal and planet benefits of a vegan diet. The magazine readership consists of chiropractors, massage therapists, hospice staff, etc.
Vegetarian Resource Group Nutrition Advisor Reed Mangels, PhD, RD, did a one-hour show on The Dr. Don Show, a weekday broadcast on Arizona's KZZZ 1490 AM. The topic was vegetarian diets for children.
Debra Wasserman contributed vegan Passover ideas for a Washington Post blog posting.
At the sixth annual International Congress on Vegetarian Nutrition (ICVN) at Loma Linda University, Reed Mangels presented a talk about bone nutrients for vegetarians and was interviewed for VeggieChannel.com about vegan babies. At the same event, she presented a poster session on 'What Will Vegetarians Eat: The Acceptability of Foods and Food Production Methods to Vegans, Vegetarians, and Those Eating at Least One Vegetarian Meal Weekly,' which she co-authored with Charles Stahler.
Chef Nancy Berkoff, RD, EdD, CCE, worked with the city of Long Beach, California to develop vegetarian menus and training materials for women and children's city shelters.