The Vegetarian Resource Group in the News

Vegetarian Resource Group Nutrition Advisor Reed Mangels, PhD, RD, presented at the Plant-based Prevention of Disease (P-POD) conference in Raleigh, NC on Getting a Good Start: Plant-based Diets for Infants, Children, and Adolescents. She was interviewed for on not-so-obvious iron sources for vegetarians; Consumer Reports on Health about reducing meat for health benefits; Vegan Magazine on vegan meals in schools; Today's Dietitian about potassium and vegetarian bone health; and on the Dr. Don Radio Show about vegetarian pregnancy and lactation. In addition, she presented to the University of Massachusetts Amherst Plant-based Nutrition Club on common myths about vegetarian and vegan diets and to an introductory nutrition class about vegetarian sports nutrition. Vegetarian Resource Group Co-Director Charles Stahler was interviewed by the radio podcast On The Menu on the topics of why people are vegetarian/vegan, as well as vegetarian/vegan poll information.

VEGAN Education

VRG Food Service Advisor Nancy Berkoff, RD, EdD, CCE, continues to work with senior centers in Long Beach, California by helping them develop vegan menus, etc.