For Immediate Release December 1, 2004
Contacts: Jeannie McStay (410) 366-VEGE
John Cunningham (410) 366-8343
People with diabetes constitute about 6 percent of the U.S. population, and many more are at risk for this disease. Can someone with diabetes follow a vegan diet? Yes. In order to make it easier to follow a vegetarian diet, Chef Nancy Berkoff, RD and The Vegetarian Resource Group have produced "Vegan Menu for People with Diabetes". This valuable resource includes:
Enjoy recipes such: Asian Noodle Bowl, Better Than Beef Stew, and Creamy Carrot Soup. And dont miss out on Pasta in Paradise or Vegan French Toast.
Nancy Berkoff is a certified chef and registered dietitian who has cooked meals for one to a thousand. She has received awards from the American Culinary Federation, California Restaurant Association, and the US Department of the Navy for Culinary Training. Ms. Berkoff was named 1994 Chef of the Year by the L.A. Chapter of the American Culinary Federation.
*To order the 96-page "Vegan
Menu for People with Diabetes" (ISBN 0-931411-28-9) send $10 to The
Vegetarian Resource Group, P.O. Box 1463,
Baltimore, MD 21203. Or visit www.vrg.org or call (410) 366-8343 Monday to Friday, 9 AM to 5 PM. *
The Vegetarian Resource Group educates the public about vegetarian and vegan diets. A vegetarian does not eat meat, fish, or fowl. A vegan is a vegetarian who also does not use other animal products, such as dairy or eggs. For more information about vegetarianism, visit www.vrg.org.
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