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2013 Issue #4 (PDF)
Citrus Magic - Debra Daniels-Zeller demystifies citrus varieties; Dietitians & Vegetarianism; 2013 Scholarship Winners; Thanksgiving Gone Deliciously Vegan - plus a chestnut primer from Zel Allen.; 2012 Scholarship Runners-Up; Nutrition Hotline; Note from the Coordinators; Letters to the Editors; Notes from The VRG Scientific Department; Scientific Update; Vegan Cooking Tips; Festive Dishes to Prepare Quickly, by Chef Nancy Berkoff; Veggie Bits; Book Reviews; Catalog; Vegetarian Action - The Berkeley Student Food Collective, by Kitty Jones; Back Cover - Dietetic Interns; PIFA; Tabling at Farmers Market
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2013 Issue #3 (PDF)
A Vegan Taste of Ecuador; Lunchbox Items for Kids; 10 Vegan Menus for Adults 51+; Linda Valley Villa; What’s Really in This?; Chinese Cooking; Vegan Guide to Leather Alternatives; Nutrition Hotline; Note from the Coordinators; Letters to the Editors; Notes from The VRG Scientific Department; Vegan Cooking Tips: Quick and Easy Dishes for Seniors; Scientific Update; Book Reviews; Veggie Bits; Vegetarian Action: MooShoes vegan shoe store; Back Cover
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2013 Issue #2 (PDF)
Cooking with Fresh Herbs;Vegan Backpacking;Starting a Vegan Food Manufacturing company. Ed Coffin, RD, shares his experience using a co-packer.;Living Among Coconuts;A Vegan in China, Part 2; Which Ingredients are Acceptable to Vegans?;Dietary advice for hot flashes during menopause.;Vegan Cooking Tips: Quick Breakfast in a Mug or Travel Cup, by Chef Nancy Berkoff;Jim Dunn’s Work with Neglected Youth, by Whitney Blomquist;Which Sugars Aren't Processed with Bone Char?
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2013 Issue #1 (PDF)
Cooking with Early Spring Greens;What will Vegans and Vegetarians Eat?;Jamaican Ital Cuisine; College Survey;A Vegan in China;Food safety guidelines you should follow when holding a vegan potluck meal;Quick and Easy Beans:Dishes to Warm You from the Inside this Winter;Vegetarian Resource Group’s 2012 Essay Contest Winner;Seven-year-old Colin Vineberg has been vegetarian since he was born.;Marla Rose: An Extraordinary Vegan Activist in Chicago, Illinois.
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2012 Issue #4 (PDF)
Multitude of Mushrooms; How Often Do Americans Eat Vegetarian Meals? And How Many Adults in the U.S. Are Vegetarian?; Vegetarians in the Hospital; VRG Awards $5,000 College Scholarships to High School Seniors in Washington and Iowa; Menu Planning Using the 2010 Dietary Guidelines; Accommodating Vegans in Assisted-Living Facilities; Vitamin C and iron absorption, Southern cooking done vegan-style; Frozen Foods Frenzy; Indie Folk Rock Musician John Darnielle, An Interview by Candice DeForest.
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2012 Issue #3 (PDF)
Celebration Meals; 30 Memorable Activities From The VRG’s 30 Years of Activism; Top Vegan Foods 30 Years Ago Vs. Today; Remember When? VRG volunteers and staff take Amanda J. Gilley down memory lane; Vegan Restaurants Across the USA; Looking Back and Looking Forward Six luminaries consider the vegetarian movement’s past and future; 30 Ways to Celebrate with The VRG Over the Next 30 Years; List of 30th Anniversary Donors; Nutrition Hotline; Note from the Coordinators: The VRG Celebrates 30 Years of Activism; 30 Vegan Meal Ideas Even Non-Vegetarians Will Enjoy!; VRG Teaches Interns About Veganism/Candle 79 Party.
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2012 Issue #2 (PDF)
Beans, Grains, and Vegetables; Starting Veg Clubs on College Campuses; My Vegan Plate; Promoting Food Day and World Vegetarian Day; Recipes from Souplantation and Sweet Tomatoes Restaurants; VRG Member Teaches Animal Law And Ethics to Penn Students; Vegan Cooking Tips: Using Vegan Yogurt; Vegetarian Action: Tina Fox and Vegetarian for Life
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2012 Issue #1 (PDF)
Soy-Free Egg Substitutes; “The Ghetto Vegetarian”; Vegetarian in the Military; Persian Cuisine: Veganized; VJ’s 2011 Essay Contest Winners; Soups of South America; Nutrition Hotline: Sure, some vegan foods provide calcium, but what about other nutrients?; Note from the Coordinators; VRG Celebrates 30 Years of Changing Society; Cabbage Concepts; Vegetarian Action: Through the Eyes of a Refugee Vegan Spring Break Trip.
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2011 Issue #4 (PDF)
International Breakfasts; How Often Do Americans Eat Vegetarian Meals? And How Many Adults in the U.S. Are Vegan?; Vegan ‘Soul Food’ for the Holidays; VRG Awards Two $5,000 College Scholarships to High School Activists; Vegan Argentinian Cuisine; Nutrition Hotline: Must tofu be steamed for 5 minutes to kill bacteria? Can I eat spinach and cranberries if I'm on warfarin?
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2011 Issue #3 (PDF)
Chile Sin Carne: A Meat-Free South American Menu; The Market for Vegetarian Foods; Cooking with Fava Beans; Labeling Survey; Polenta Possibilities; Nutrition Hotline: Is it safe for someone who has been diagnosed with diverticulosis to eat nuts, seeds, fruit and vegetable skins, and other foods?
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2011 Issue #2   (PDF)
Peruvian Vegan Cuisine; Implementing Salad Bars in Public Schools; How to Develop and Promote Salad Bars in Primary Schools; Meatless in Moscow; Nutrition Hotline: What are chia seeds, and do they have any dietary benefits? Will going vegan make me gain weight? Which Indian breads are typically vegan?
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2011 Issue #1   (PDF)
A Primer for No-Hassle Dinners at Home; A Soy-Free, Nut-Free Vegan Meal Plan; Vegan in a Mexican Household; Wrapping It All Up; 2010 VJ Essay Contest Winner - Second Installment; Nutrition Hotline: Should we avoid feeding soy to our young daughter? How can a vegan gain weight? And tatoes & Gravy for Thanksgiving! what's the difference between the sugar in fruit and the sugar in cookies?
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2010 Issue #4   (PDF)
Have a Panini Party; Do Vegetarians and Vegans Stay Vegetarian?; Baby Boomer Cooking; Students from Hawaii and Virginia Earn Two VRG $5,000 Scholarships; Guatemalan Vegan Cuisine; First Essay Contest Winners; Nutrition Hotline: Should I be concerned about sodium content in canned soups and other products?
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2010 Issue #3   (PDF)
From Veal to Vegan, Creole Style; How Many Youth in the U.S. Are Vegetarian?; Secrets of the Seasonal Vegan; L-Cysteine in McDonald's Pies; Making The Cover; Cooking with Coconut Flour and Sugar; Nutrition Hotline: Is buying food with expired 'sell by' dates safe? And What is autolyzed yeast extract? Is it the same as MSG?
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2010 Issue #2   (PDF)
Vegan Cowboy Cuisine; Organic Farming From the Farmer's Point of View; Factors Involved in Calculating Grain:Meat Ratios; Delightful Eggplant Dishes from the Middle East and North Africa; Cold Salads for Warm Months; Nutrition Hotline: What is gout, and what can I do to lessen the symptoms?
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2010 Issue #1   (PDF)
Camels and Caravans: Cuisine of Afghanistan; The Vegan Teen Athlete; 2009 VRG Scholarship Runner-Up Entry; Matzo Desserts and Vegan Easter Eggs; Seasonal Meals; "My VRG Internship"; VJ's Essay Contest Winners; Alternatives to Meat for a Typical Camp Menu; Nutrition Hotline: Can I be vegetarian if I don't like veggies? And what's wrong with my potato!?
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2009 Issue #4   (PDF)
Edible Vegan Gifts for the Holidays; Vegan Munchies; How Many Vegetarians Are There?; Menu Selection for Vegan Renal Patients; VRG Awards Two $5,000 Scholarships; Calcium Content of Popular Indian Vegetarian Dishes and Ingredients; Nutrition Hotline: Should I take herbal supplements?
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2009 Issue #3   (PDF)
From the Streets to Your Kitchen; A Review of A Sacred Duty; Selecting Menus for Cancer Patients; A Sample Meal Plan If You Are Eating at Restaurant Chains; Nutrition Hotline: How many children are vegetarian? Why do nutritional values for greens seem to vary so much? And which foods are best for vegans with herpes zoster? Read Issue Online »

2009 Issue #2   (PDF)
Raw Southwestern Cuisine; FAQs About Vitamin D; VRG Nutrition Interns Develop Protein/Calorie Supplement for Vegans; Super Savory Pancakes; Texture Alterations for Vegan Diets; Nutrition Hotline: What are the nutritional benefits of consuming flax seeds?
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2009 Issue #1   (PDF)
A Relaxing Weekend Brunch; "Teach..Your Children Well.."; Cooking with Maple Syrup; The Vegetarian Solution to Water Pollution; Rising Food Prices: What's a Vegan to Do?; VJ's Essay Contest Entry; Nutrition Hotline: What are the differences between whole wheat and gluten-free flours? Also, do all of these foods supplemented with iron pose a risk for my preschooler? Read Issue Online »

2008 Issue #4   (PDF)
Vegan Roots; VRG finds the top restaurant chains for vegetarians; Patra; VRG Awards Two $5,000 Scholarships; Gelatin: Sometimes Kosher But Still Not Typically Vegetarian; VJ's Essay Contest Winner; Nutrition Hotline: How common are soy allergies? And is consuming soy bad for adults?
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2008 Issue #3   (PDF)
Dried Fruit; An Update on Rennet; Vegan Cheese: New and Improved Versions; "How Many People Order Vegetarian Meals When Eating Out?"; Lower Budget Vegan Items to Serve in Institutional Settings; Vegetarianism in Policital Magazines; Nutrition Hotline: links between acne and vegetarian diet?
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2008 Issue #2   (PDF)
The Rich Flavors of African Cuisine; VJ's Guide to Vegan Burgers and Dogs; Cheese-Less Sauces; Veggie Options at Quick-Service Restaurant Chains; VJ's Winning Student Essay; Nutrition Hotline: What can vegetarians do to maximize their weight loss efforts?
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2008 Issue #1   (PDF)
Cheesecake; An Updated Guide to Soy, Rice, Nut, and Other Non-Dairy Milks; Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About L-Cysteine; Vegan Fare from India; Veggie-Friendly Literature for Kids; Vegan Rocker Ted Leo; Nutrition Hotline: What are plant sterols, and what effect do they have on the our diet?
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1999: January, March, May, July, September, November
1998: January, March, May, July, September, November
1997: January, March, May, July, September, November
1996: January, March, May, July, September, November
1995: January, March, May, July, September, November
1994: January, March, May, July, September, November
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Index to Articles (up through September 2006)

Cooking and Recipes

American Cuisine

Baby Boomer Cooking (Nov 2010)
Cereal: It's Not Just for Breakfast Anymore! (May 98)
Citrus Magic (Nov 2013)
Conveniently Vegan (May 97)
Cooking with Fresh Herbs (May 2013)
Cooking with Nuts and Seeds (Sept 94)
Crazy About Cranberries (Nov 2000)
Deli Salads (July 2000)
From Veal to Vegan, Creole Style (Aug 2010)
The Frugal Vegetarian (Jul 97)
Garnishes! (Jan 97)
The Ghetto Vegetarian - Low Cost Meals (Nov 2012)
Gourmet Grilling (Aug 2002)
Have a Panini Party (Nov 2010)
Neatballs: The Vegan Answer to Meatballs (Mar 2001)
North of the Border Vegetarian Recipes (May 94)
Picnic Pleasures (May 2002)
A Primer for No-Hassle Dinners at Home (Feb 2011)
Raw Southwestern Cuisine (May 2009)
Regional Cuisines (Aug 2004)
Secrets of the Seasonal Vegan (Aug 2010)
Seasonal Meals - With Fruits and Vegetables Available in Late Winter and Early Spring (Feb 2010)
A Steaming Bowl of Red: The Spicy World of Vegetarian Chili (Jan 95)
Stuffings for All Seasons (Nov 97)
Taming of the "Wild Rice" (Mar 95)
Vegan Comfort Foods (Jan 98)
Vegan Cowboy Cuisine (May 2010)
Vegan Munchies (Nov 2009)
Vegan 'Soul Food' for the Holidays (Nov 2011)
Wrap It Up! (May 97)
Wrapping It All Up! (Feb 2011)

Backpacking

Vegan Backpacking: Vegan Hiking Fuel (May 2013)

Bean Cookery

Bean Bag A primer of easy bean recipes (Nov 94)
Using the Ol' Bean (Jan 2001)

Beverages

Moove Over Milk (Jan 96)
These Coolers are the Coolest! (May 96)

Breads

Whole Grain Vegan Quick Breads (Nov 2005)

Breakfast

Fabulous Wheat-Free Vegan Pancakes (Jul 99)
International Breakfasts (Nov 2011)
A Relaxing Weekend Brunch (Feb 2009)
Super Savory Breakfasts (Feb 2004)

Children

Not Just PB & J: Tips for Packing a Lunch Box That's Sure to Please (Nov 2007)

Desserts

Awesome Autumn Desserts From Our Past (Sept 2001)
Cheesecake (Feb 2008)
Cobblers, Crisps, & Crunches (Mar 98)
Cookies, Cookies, Cookies (Nov 2004)
Cooking with Coconut Flour and Coconut Sugar (Aug 2010)
Easy as Apple Pie (Aug 2006)
Fruit Sorbets (Jul 98)
Vegan Biscotti (May 2005)
Whole Grain Baking (Feb 2002)

Edible Vegan Gifts

Edible Vegan Gifts for the Holidays (Nov 2009)

Egg Substitutes

Soy-Free Egg Substitutes (Feb 2012)

Ethnic Cuisine

A Taste of Ecuador (Aug 2013)
Camels and Caravans: From Afghanistan to the Vegan Table (Feb 2010)
Chile Sin Carne (Aug 2011)
Chinese Cooking - From a Study Abroad Student (Aug 2013)
Classical Wine-Based French Sauces (May 2000)
Crazy About Chutney (Mar 99)
Cuban Family Cooking in a Vegetarian Kitchen (Aug 2006)
Dairy-Free Pizzas & Calzones (Nov 2002)
Delightful Eggplant Dishes from the Middle East and North Africa (May 2010)
Doing the Vegan Tango – Recipes from Argentina (Nov 2011)
Eating Off the Streets--Food Cruising in Thailand (Jul 99)
Fiery Vegan Dishes From Around the World (May 2006)
Fiesta Filipino (Sep 99)
Guatemalan Vegan Cuisine (Nov 2010)
Healthy Asian Cuisine (Nov 2004)
International Breakfasts (Nov 2011)
Jamaican Ital Cuisine (Feb 2013)
Japanese Vegetarian Cuisine (July 96)
Kimchi: Chef Nancy Berkoff spotlights this spicy Korean cabbage dish. (May 2004)
La Bodega y el Vegetariano: Palate-Pleasing Shopping and Cooking Sin Carne (Feb 2006)
Living Among Coconuts: Filipino Cuisine to Grace the Vegan Table (May 2013)
Lowfat Jewish Vegetarian Cooking (Mar 94)
Lowfat, Indian & Vegan! (May 96)
Miso Soup - It's Vegetarian Soul Food (Jan 2000)
Persian Cuisine: Veganized (Feb 2012)
Peruvian Vegan Cuisine (May 2011)
Regional Italian and Sicilian Pasta Sauces (Nov 2001)
The Rich Flavors of African Cuisine (May 2008)
Soups of South America (Feb 2012)
Turkish Delights (Mar 95)
Vegan Fare from India (Feb 2008)
Vegan in a Mexican Household (Feb 2011)
Vegan Japanese Noodle Dishes (Aug 2003)
Vegan Polish Dishes (July 2001)
Vegan Tamales (Nov 2006)
Vegetarian Vietnam (Mar 2000)
Voila! Vegan Does French (Nov 98)

Fava Beans

Cooking with Fava Beans (Aug 2011)

Gluten-Free Cuisine

Gluten-Free Cuisine (Nov 2006)

Holiday Cuisine

Celebration Meals (Aug 2012)
For My Valentine (Jan 99)
Let's Party! (Sept 98)
Matzo Desserts and Vegan Easter Eggs (Feb 2010)
Thanksgiving Gone Deliciously Vegan (Nov 2013)
Vegan 'Soul Food' for the Holidays (Nov 2011)

Maple Syrup

Cooking with Maple Syrup (Feb 2009)

Meal Plans

Low-Cost Vegan Meal Plans (May 2006)
Quick and Easy Low-Cost Vegan Menus (Feb 2003)

Meat Alternatives

Seitan--The Vegetarian Wheat Meat (Mar 96)

Miscellaneous

Natural Toxins in Sprouted Seeds (July 95)
Support Natural Foods (Sept 96)
Wild Flours: Cooking with non-wheat flours (Jan 94)

Pancakes as a Meal

Super Savory Pancakes (May 2009)

Pasta

Make-Ahead Baked Pasta Delights (Nov 2005)

Quantity Recipes

VRG Quantity Recipes in Use at Summer Camp (Nov 95)

Salad Dressings

Flavorful Salad Dressings Without the Oil! (May 99)

Salads

Cold Salads for Warm Months (May 2010)
Cool, Crisp Summer Salads (May 2007)

Sandwich Spreads

Fast Sandwich Spreads (Aug 2008)

Soups

Hot, Hearty Soups for Cold Winter Days (Feb 2005)

Vegan Cuisines

Street Vendor Fare (Aug 2009)
25 Vegan Cuisines: The Reasons, the Regions, and the Remarkable Recipes (Aug 2007)

Vegan "Seafood"

International Maritime Stews (May 2003)
Virtual Seafood in a Vegetarian Reality (Jan 97)

Vegetables

The Cabbage Gourmet (Nov 95)
Carrot Cookery (Feb 2003)
Carrot Cuisine (Jan 95)
Cooking with Early Spring Greens (Feb 2013)
Cooking with Leaves (Aug 2005)
The Green Scene: Green vegetables (May 94)
How to Cook Mouthwatering Greens (May 2001)
A Multitude of Mushrooms (Nov 2012)
Sweet and Savory Sweet Potatoes (Nov 99)
Terrific Tomatoes (Jul 97)
Vegan Cooking Tips: Summer Squash (May 2009)
Veggie-Stuffed Veggies (Sept 95)

Vegetarian Shopping

Food Cooperatives: Save Money and the Earth (Sept 96)

Weight Control

Weight Control the Vegan Way (Feb 2006)

index

Vegan Cooking Tips

Beans

Vegan Cooking Tips: Garbanzos! (Aug 2004)
Vegan Cooking Tips: Quick and Easy Beans (Feb 2013)

Breakfast

Vegan Cooking Tips: Quick Breakfast in a Mug or Travel Cup (May 2013)

Cornmeal

Vegan Cooking Tips: Quick Cornmeal (Feb 2009)

Dips and Spreads

Vegan Cooking Tips: Quick Dips (May 2005)

Fruit

Vegan Cooking Tips: Adding Citrus to Your Menu (Feb 2006)
Vegan Cooking Tips: Late Summer Fruit (Aug 2009)
Vegan Cooking Tips: Very Berry Cuisine (Aug 2010)

Grains

Vegan Cooking Tips: How to Use Leftover Rice (May 2006)

Holiday Cooking

Vegan Cooking Tips: Quick and Easy Holiday Foods (Nov 2009)

Main Dishes

Vegan Cooking Tips: One-Pot Wonders (Nov 2006)

Meat Alternatives

Vegan Cooking Tips: Leftover "Meat" Creations (Nov 2004)

Oven Frying

Vegan Cooking Tips: Oven Frying (Feb 2008)

Pasta

Vegan Cooking Tips: Pasta Perfect (Mar 2001)

Polenta

Vegan Cooking Tips: Polenta Possibilities (Aug 2011)

Potatoes

Vegan Cooking Tips: Mashed and Stuffed Potatoes (Nov 2010)

Salads

Vegan Cooking Tips: Hot and Cold Pasta Salads (Nov 2011)
Vegan Cooking Tips: Salads for Every Course (Aug 2006)

Sauces

Vegan Cooking Tips: Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Sauces (Aug 2005)

Senior Citizens

Vegan Cooking Tips: Quick and Easy Dishes for Seniors (Aug 2013)

Soyrizo

Vegan Cooking Tips: All About Soyrizo (Feb 2011)

Tofu

Vegan Cooking Tips: Flavored Tofu (May 2010)

Tortilla Dishes

Vegan Cooking Tips: Tortilla Dishes (May 2011)

Vegan Ground Round

Vegan Cooking Tips: Vegan Ground Round (Feb 2010)

Vegan Meal Ideas Even Non-Vegetarians Will Enjoy

Vegan Cooking Tips: 30 Vegan Meal Ideas Even Non-Vegetarians Will Enjoy! (Aug 2012)

Vegan Yogurt

Vegan Cooking Tips: Using Vegan Yogurt (May 2012)

Vegetables

Vegan Cooking Tips: Cabbage Concepts (Feb 2012)
Vegan Cooking Tips: Fast Greens (Feb 2005)
Vegan Cooking Tips: Holiday Potatoes (Nov 2005)

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Nutrition

Acne

Nutrition Hotline: Acne and Diet (Aug 2008)

African-Americans Health

Nutrition Hotline: What kind of calcium is best absorbed from soymilk? Is carrageenan dangerous? Do African-American vegetarians live longer than their meat-eating counterparts?

American Academy of Nutrition (Formerly American Dietetic Association)

Resources from the ADA (Mar 94)

Athletes

The Vegan Teen Athlete (Feb 2010)

Babies

Avoiding the Baby Food Trap (May 97)
Vegan Pregnancy (Jan 97)

Beans

Nutrition Hotline: Does it matter if beans are cooked or canned? And what's the story with soy?
Nutrition Hotline: How can eating more black beans benefit your health?

Beta-Carotene

Nutrition Hotline: About beta-carotene and Vitamin E (Jan 95)

Blood Type

Nutrition Hotline: Blood Type and Vegetarianism (May 99)

Calcium

Nutrition Hotline: Calcium Content in Tahini (Jul 96)
Nutrition Hotline: Calcium in Cooked Broccoli (Jul 98)
Nutrition Hotline: How can I cut down on my spending when I buy soymilk? Is the calcium in fruit juices vegan? What can vegans do to lower their cholesterol?
Nutrition Hotline: What kind of calcium is best absorbed from soymilk? Is carrageenan dangerous? Do African-American vegetarians live longer than their meat-eating counterparts?
Nutrition Hotline: Number of Children That Are Vegetarian; Calcium in Greens; Lysine and Arginine and Herpes (Aug 2009)
Nutrition Hotline: Calcium Content of Popular Indian Vegetarian Dishes and Ingredients (Nov 2009)

Cancer

Selecting Menus for Vegan Cancer Patients (Aug 2009)

Carrageenan

Nutrition Hotline: What kind of calcium is best absorbed from soymilk? Is carrageenan dangerous? Do African-American vegetarians live longer than their meat-eating counterparts?

Chia Seeds

Nutrition Hotline: Nutritional Benefits of Chia Seeds; Is Gaining Weight on a Vegan Diet Normal?; Indian Breads with No Dairy Products (May 2011)

Children

Avoiding the Baby Food Trap (May 97)
Nutrition Hotline: The relationship between soy products and menopause, and feeding vegan snacks to a class of preschoolers (Jan 2001)
Raising Vegan Children (Sept 97)
Nutrition Hotline: Number of Children That Are Vegetarian; Calcium in Greens; Lysine and Arginine and Herpes (Aug 2009)
Nutrition Hotline: Feeding Veggie Kids (Aug 2007)
The Vegan Teen Athlete (Feb 2010)
Nutrition Hotline: Soyfoods and Young Children; How to Gain Weight on Vegan Diet; Sugar in Foods (Feb 2011)

Cholesterol

Diet and Cholesterol (Mar 94)
Nutrition Hotline: How can I cut down on my spending when I buy soymilk? Is the calcium in fruit juices vegan? What can vegans do to lower their cholesterol?

Day Care Center Meals

Nutrition Hotline: Learn about government-sanctioned protein choices for day care center meals.

Dental Health

Nutrition Hotline: Conduct your own nutritional analyses, learn if vegetarians are more prone to eating disorders, and put dental health worries to rest.

Diabetes

Vegan Menu for People with Diabetes: Nancy Berkoff, RD, explains the basics and provides a week's worth of menu ideas.

Diverticulosis

Nutrition Hotline: Diverticulosis and Vegan Diet (Aug 2011)

Don't Have Time to Cook

Nutrition Hotline: What should vegetarians do if they don't cook or don't have time to do so?

Eating Disorders

Nutrition Hotline: Conduct your own nutritional analyses, learn if vegetarians are more prone to eating disorders, and put dental health worries to rest.

Expired Sell-by Dates on Food Packages

Nutrition Hotline: Is it Safe to Consume Foods with Expired Sell-by Dates? (Aug 2010)

Eye Health

Eating a Variety of Colorful Fruits and Vegetables May Protect Against a Leading Cause of Blindness (Feb 2007)

Fat

Nutrition Hotline: Is It Possible to Eat Too Little Fat? (May 95)

Flaxseeds

Nutrition Hotline: The Nutritional Value of Flaxseeds (May 2009)

Folate

Increasing Folate Can Help Lead to Fantastic Health (Sept 2000)

Food Allergies

Nutrition Hotline: Food Allergies (Jan 98)

Food Composition Data

Nutrition Hotline: Reliable Food Composition Data (Sept 94)

Food Safety

Nutrition Hotline: Food Safety (May 98)

Fruit and Vegetables

Reducing Sodium in Food Products; Need to Eat Fruit and Vegetables (Nov 2010)

Garlic

Nutrition Hotline: Is there any truth to those claims that garlic is good for your health?

Gluten-Free Flours

How Do Gluten-Free Flours Compare Nutritionally to Whole Wheat Flours?; Iron Fortified Foods (Feb 2009)

Gout

Nutrition Hotline: Gout and Diet (May 2010)

Heart Health

American Heart Association Calls for Eating Fish Twice Per Week - What's a Vegetarian To Do? (Sept 2001)
Nutrition Hotline: Does adding fish and fish oils to your diet contribute to heart health?

Herbal Supplements

Nutrition Hotline: Should I Use Herbal Supplements and Which Ones? (Nov 2009)

Herpes

Nutrition Hotline: Number of Children That Are Vegetarian; Calcium in Greens; Lysine and Arginine and Herpes (Aug 2009)

Hypoglycemia

Nutrition Hotline: Hypoglycemia and Vegetarian Diets (July 95)

Kidney Disease

Eating a Vegetarian Diet While Living with Kidney Disease: Joan Brookhyser, RD, CD, CSR, helps you achieve good nutrition while you maintain your renal health.
Nutrition Hotline: Vegetarianism and kidney disease (Nov 94)

Kidney Stones

Nutrition Hotline: What are kidney stones, and what can I do to minimize my risk?

Low Income Families

Nutrition Hotline: What is the government doing to help low-income vegetarian families?

Low-Sodium Menu

One-Week Low-Sodium Vegan Menu: Dietetic intern Mark Rifkin considers the advantages of low-sodium diets and designs a meal plan to keep salt intake down.

McDougall Diet

McDougalling in Manzanita (May 95)

Menopause

Nutrition Hotline: The relationship between soy products and menopause, and feeding vegan snacks to a class of preschoolers (Jan 2001)

Nutrition Career

Nutrition Hotline: Vegetarian Nutrition as a Career Choice (Mar 95)

Nutritional Analyses

Nutrition Hotline: Conduct your own nutritional analyses, learn if vegetarians are more prone to eating disorders, and put dental health worries to rest.

Olestra

Nutrition Hotline: About Olestra (May 97)

Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Nutrition Hotline: Can the omega-3 fatty acids in fortified foods be vegetarian?

Osteoporosis

Preventing Osteoporosis: Building Strong Bones Over a Lifetime: Reed Mangels, PhD, RD, discusses this condition and ways for vegans to keep their skeletons in top shape.

Pregnancy

Vegan Pregnancy (Jan 97)

Pre-Schoolers

Nutrition Hotline: The relationship between soy products and menopause, and feeding vegan snacks to a class of preschoolers (Jan 2001)

Raw Foods Diets

Raw Foods Diets: A Review of the Literature: Suzanne Havala Hobbs discusses the current scientific literature on living foods

School Nutrition

VRG Testifies at the USDA's Hearing on School Nutrition (Mar 94)

Soy Products

Nutrition Hotline: Does it matter if beans are cooked or canned? And what's the story with soy?
Nutrition Hotline: Fortification of Soy Milk (Sept 95)
Nutrition Hotline: How can I cut down on my spending when I buy soymilk? Is the calcium in fruit juices vegan? What can vegans do to lower their cholesterol?
Nutrition Hotline: The relationship between soy products and menopause, and feeding vegan snacks to a class of preschoolers (Jan 2001)
Nutrition Hotline: Soy to be Added to WIC? (Mar 97)
Nutrition Hotline: What is tempeh, where can you buy it, and what do you do with it?
Nutrition Hotline: What kind of calcium is best absorbed from soymilk? Is carrageenan dangerous? Do African-American vegetarians live longer than their meat-eating counterparts?

Texturized Vegetable Protein (TVP)

Nutrition Hotline: Processing of texturized vegetable protein (Nov 95)

Trans Fats

Nutrition Hotline: Why trans fats are bad, where they can hide, and how you can avoid them.

Vegan and Vegetarian Diets

Nutrition Hotline: A comparison of vegan and vegetarian diets based on several published studies
Nutrition Hotline: Despite reports to the contrary, vegetarians are healthy: a review of the literature

Vitamin B-12

Nutrition Hotline: Vitamin D and Vitamin B-12 (Sept 98)

Vitamin D

Nutrition Hotline: Vitamin D and Vitamin B-12 (Sept 98)

Vitamin E

Nutrition Hotline: About beta-carotene and Vitamin E (Jan 95)
Nutrition Hotline: Vitamin E and Weight Gain Needed (Jul 94)

Weight Gain

Nutrition Hotline: Vitamin E and Weight Gain Needed (Jul 94)

Weight Loss

Nutrition Hotline: Are low-carbohydrate diets a good way to lose weight?

WIC (Women, Infants, and Children Program)

Nutrition Hotline: Soy to be Added to WIC? (Mar 97)

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Food and Product Guides

Backpacking/Camping

Guide to Backpacking and Camping Foods (May 2001)

Beverages

Guide to Natural Sodas (Mar 97)
Guide to Non-Dairy "Milks" (Jan 2001)
Guide to Non-dairy "Milks" (Jan 98)

Broths

Guide to Vegetarian Broths (Jan 99)

Camps and Schools

Guide to Camps and Schools, 2011 Update

Children

Guide to Kids Products (Sept 2001)
Vegetarian Journal's Guide to Products for Babies & Children (Mar 95)

Condiments

Vegetarian Journal's Guide to Condiments (Jul 94)

Dairy Product Alternatives

Guide to Cheese Alternatives & Non-Dairy Yogurt (Nov93)
Guide to Vegan Cheese, Yogurt, and Other Non-Dairy Product Alternatives (Nov 2000)

Desserts

Guide to Cookies (Sept 2000)
Guide to Frozen Convenience Foods (Sept 93)
Guide to Non-Dairy Frozen Desserts(Jul 93)
Guide To Nondairy Frozen Novelties (May 94)

Entrees

Guide to Vegetarian Frozen Entrees(July 2001)

Fast Food

Vegan Fast-Food, Part II (Jan 98)
Vegan Fast-Food, Part I (Nov 97)

Food at Ballparks

Vegetarian and Vegan Foods at Ballparks (Jul 99)

Grains

Guide to Grains (Sep 99)

Leather Alternatives

A Shopper's Guide to Leather Alternatives, 2014 update

Meat Alternatives

Guide to Burgers and Dogs (May 00)
Guide to Poultry Alternatives (Nov 99)

Menus

Quick and Easy Low-Cost Vegan Menus: Eat right on a limited budget, by Reed Mangels, PhD, RD.

Nuts and Nut Butters

Product Review: Vegetarian Journal's Guide to Nuts and Nut Butters

Snacks

Guide to Chips, Pretzels, and Other Snack Foods (July 2000)

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Travel Articles

Vegetarian Vietnam (Mar 2000)
Adventures in Tempeland (May 99)
Cuernavaca's Spas (Jan 98)
A Vegetarian in Provence (Sept 97)
Trekking in Nepal (Sept 96)
Meatless in Mexico City (Jan 96)
A Vegetarian Traveler in Southern Italy and Rome (May 95)

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Scientific Department Notes and Updates

Notes from the Scientific Department

Notes from the Scientific Department: Eating during pregnancy. Americans still like their fat. (Jan 94)
Notes from the Scientific Department: VRG attends the American Heart Association's scientific sessions. (Mar 94)
Notes from the Scientific Department: VRG speaks to West Florida Dietetic Association. VRG takes leadership position in lunch reform. VRG has booths at ADA meetings. Vegetarian food guide pyramid available. (Sept 94)
Notes from the Scientific Department: VRG attends food service meetings. (Nov 94)
Notes from the Scientific Department: School meal reform, etc. (Jan 95)
Notes from the Scientific Department: Recent VRG Activities. (Mar 95)
Notes from the Scientific Department: Recent VRG Outreach Activities. (Nov 95)
Notes from the Scientific Department: School Meal News. (Jan 98)
Notes from the Scientific Department: Meals on Wheels Menus Distributed. (Mar 98)
Notes from the Scientific Department: VRG Presents at Dietary Guidelines Summit. (Mar 99)
Notes from the Scientific Department: How Many People Order Vegetarian Meals When Eating Out? (Sep 99)
Notes from the Scientific Department: How Many Kids are Vegetarian? (Jan 2001)
Notes from the Scientific Department: VRG in the News and outreach (July 01)
Notes from the Scientific Department: VRG in the news and outreach (Feb 02)
Notes from the Scientific Department: VRG in the News, VRG Outreach, and VRG Presents at National Meetings (May 03)
Notes from the Scientific Department: VRG in the News, VRG Outreach, and VRG Presents at State and National Meetings (Aug 03)
Notes from the Scientific Department: VRG in the News, VRG Outreach, and Summerfest (Feb 04)
Notes from the Scientific Department: VRG in the News and VRG Outreach (May 04)
Notes from the Scientific Department: VRG in the News, VRG Outreach, and Sources of Vitamin D in Orange Juice. (Aug 04)
Notes from the Scientific Department: VRG in the News and VRG Outreach (Nov 04)
Notes from the VRG Scientific Department: Interviews that our dietitians granted, outreach, Congressional bill concerning soymilk in schools, and VRG testifies about the USDA food pyramid. (Feb 05)
Notes from the VRG Scientific Department: Interviews our dietitians granted, articles, and outreach; VRG provides materials to school food service directors. (May 05)
Notes from the VRG Scientific Department: VRG dietitians grant magazine, newspaper, and web interviews and perform outreach to college communities and food services. (Aug 05)
Notes from the VRG Scientific Department: Interviews our dietitians granted, outreach to students and chefs. (Nov 05)
Notes from the VRG Scientific Department: Chef Nancy Berkoff and volunteer Ralph Estevez staff the VRG booth at the School Nutrition Association Convention. (Feb 06)
Notes from the VRG Scientific Department: Interviews that our dietitians granted. (May 06)
Notes from the VRG Scientific Department: VRG in the News, VRG Outreach (Aug 06)
Notes from the VRG Scientific Department: The Vegetarian Resource Group in the News and VRG Outreach (Nov 06)

Scientific Updates

Scientific Updates: Eating right after a heart attack. Dietary calcium, animal protein and kidney stones. Breastfeeding and allergies (Sept 93)
Scientific Updates: Move over oat bran -maybe it's avocado or walnuts (Nov 93)
Scientific Updates: Calcium supplements can contain lead (Jan 94)
Scientific Updates: Protecting older African Americans from hypertension. Dietary calcium and bone density (Mar 94)
Scientific Updates: Isn't Chinese food healthy? Long-term German vegetarians have less cancer (Jul 94)
Scientific Updates: Reducing health care costs. Cancer incidence among California Seventh-Day Adventists. Macrobiotic diets and children. Myths and realities about protein from plants. (Sept 94)
Scientific Updates: Nutrition Education Materials for Elementary Schools; Trans Fatty Acids: A Health Hazard? (Nov 94)
Scientific Updates: Nutrition during pregnancy and breastfeeding, etc. (Jan 95)
Scientific Updates: Worldwide Dietary Changes, etc. (Mar 95)
Scientific Updates: Macular Degeneration, Veggie Women (May 95)
Scientific Updates: Cow's Milk & Diabetes, School Lunches, Iron (July 95)
Scientific Update: Diverticular disease, Calcium & children, etc. (Sept 95)
Scientific Update: Roper Poll of Eating Habits of Youths (Nov 95)
Scientific Update: Soy Products & Cancer Prevention, Diabetes Update (Nov 95)
Scientific Update: Crohn's Disease, Obese Parents, Zinc (Sept 96)
Scientific Update: Roper Poll: How Many Vegetarians are there? (Sept 97)
Scientific Update: New Dietary Recommendations (Jan 98)
Scientific Update: Do Woman Need Increased Calcium to Reduce Risk of Bone Fractures?; Breast Cancer and Dietary Fat (May 98)
Scientific Update: Dietary Fat and Risk of Stroke; Zinc and Vegetarian Diets; Health Canada Approves Fortification of Plant-Based Beverages; New Recommendations to Reduce Risk of Cancer; The Effect of Protein Intake on Calcium Lost in the Urine: New Statements from the American Academy of Pediatrics (Jul 98)
Scientific Update: UK Health Department Calls for Some Decrease Consumption of Red and Processed Meat; Women at High Risk for Breast Cancer May Benefit from Reducing Meat Intake and Increasing Vegetable Intake; But I Just Ate an Hour Ago!; Vegetarians Have Lower Risk of Dying from Heart Disease than Non-Vegetarians; Teen Vegetarians (Sept 98)
Scientific Update: Bone Density of Vegetarians; Polyunsaturated Fats Do Not Appear to Increase Risk of Cancer in Humans; Improving Hospital Diets (Nov 98)
Scientific Update: Is the Calcium in Calcium-Fortified Soymilk Absorbed?; New Dietary Recommendations for Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Selenium, and Carotenoids; Possible Link Between a Birth Defect and Vegetarian Diet in Pregnancy?; High Fiber, Lowfat Diets Had No Effect on Growth of Precancerous Colorectal Polyps in People at High Risk of Colorectal Cancer; Tofu and Brain Function (Sept 00)
Scientific Update: New Study Shows Benefits of Lower Dietary Sodium; New Regulations Released for Organic Foods; Protein and Bone Health; New Research on Iron and Vitamin C; Do Vegetarians Need to Be Concerned About Vitamin A? (May 01)
Scientific Update: Mother's Vitamin B12 Status is Key Determinant of Infant's Vitamin B12 Status, Plant-Based Diet Reduces Risk of Heart Disease in Women, Is There a "Best" Time of Day to Take Calcium Supplements?, and more (Feb 02)
Scientific Update: Choices: How Your Diet, Exercise, and Other Behaviors Can Affect the Length and Quality of Your Life, Eating Behaviors of Self-Described Vegetarian Women, Eating Disorders in Teenage Vegetarians: Cause for Concern?, and more (Aug 02)
Scientific Update: Recent Studies of Changes in the American Diet (Feb 03)
Scientific Update: High Fiber Diet Without the Worry of Discomfort, Good News About Vegetarian Diets for Teens, New Food Guide Pyramid for Vegetarians, and more (Nov 02)
Scientific Update: Non-Meat Eaters Have Lower Rates of Hypertension and Lower Blood Pressures, Mercury, Fish Oil, and Risk of Heart Disease, Calcium Absorption in the Elderly, and more (May 03)
Scientific Update: Vitamin B12 in the News, Vitamin D Appears Important in Reducing Hip Fracture Risk, Vegan Diet and Breast Cancer Risk, and more (Aug 03)
Scientific Update: The ADA and Dietitians of Canada Publish a New Position Paper on Vegetarian Diets, New Vegetarian Food Guide, High Protein Diets and Kidney Function, and more (Nov 03)
Scientific Update: German Vegans Are Leaner But Have Low Calcium and Vitamin B12 Intakes from Diet, Whole Grains, Fruits, and Vegetables: A Key Part of a Health-Promoting Diet, Diet and Ovarian Cancer: Can a Plant-Based Diet Reduce Risk?, and Vitamin B12 Status of Vegetarians (Feb 04)
Scientific Update: News on the Fourth International Congress on Vegetarian Nutrition (May 04)
Scientific Update: Vegetarians and Colon Cancer, Why Eat Fruits and Vegetables?, Why Are Americans Getting Fatter?, and more (Aug 04)
Scientific Update: Americans Using More Vitamins and Mineral Supplements, Many Americans Are Not Getting Enough Vitamin D, Food Sources of Nutrients, and more (Nov 04)
Scientific Update: Nuts and Gallstones, Insulin Sensitivity in Chinese Vegetarians, Fats and Prostate Cancer, Adequate Vitamin D Reduces Risk of Gum Disease, Pass the Salad Dressing?, and Overweight Women Give Vegan Diet High Marks (Feb 05)
Scientific Update: Whole Grains Reduce Risk of Heart Disease, Vitamin B12 in Pregnancy, Dietary Treatment for High Blood Cholesterol Levels, and more (Aug 05)
Scientific Update: Calcium in Fortified Beverages, Long-Term Raw Diet and Bone Health, Health Benefits of a Vegan Diet, and more (Nov 05)
Scientific Update: Hold the Beef and the Bacon, DHA Supplementing of Breastfeeding Women, Mortality Among German Vegetarians Versus 'Health-Conscious' Non-Vegetarians, and more (Feb 06)
Scientific Update: Vegan Teens in Sweden Eat More Fruits and Vegetables, Omega-3 Fatty Acids for Vegetarians, Lowfat Vegan Diet Promotes Weight Loss, and more (May 06)
Scientific Update: Update on German Vegans: Positives and Negatives, Raw Food Diets Also Have Positives and Negatives, Health Benefits of Organic Diets for Children, and more (Aug 06)
Scientific Update: Soymilk as an Option for School Lunches, Expert Panel Evaluates Soy Safety, Zinc for Vegetarians, and more (Nov 06)

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Book and Video Reviews

New VRG Book: Simple, Lowfat & Vegetarian (Jan 94)
New Items From The Vegetarian Resource Group The Lowfat Jewish Vegetarian Cookbook; Simple, Lowfat & Vegetarian. (Mar 94)
Book & Video Reviews The Simple Soybean and Your Health; Vegetarian Pregnancy; The New Road to Being a Vegetarian; Vegetarian Asia: A Travel Guide; Pretend Soup; Vegetable Soup (Sept 94)
Book Reviews: Why Do Vegetarians Eat Like That?; The Animal Rights Movement in America; The Perennial Political Palate; The Healthy Cook's Kitchen Companion; A Teen's Guide to Going Vegetarian; So, You Love Animals; Gardens from Garbage; Blue Potatoes, Orange Tomatoes; Trails, Tails & Tidepools in Pails (Nov 94)
Book Review: Becoming Vegetarian (Jan 95)
Book Review: The Meatless Gourmet (Mar 95)
Book Reviews: Foods From Mother Earth; Sell What You Sow; Foodwork: Jobs in the Food Industry...and How to Get Them; Louise's Leaves; All Heaven in a Rage; Animal Rights: A Reference Handbook; Victor, the Vegetarian (May 95)
Book Reviews: The Vegetarian Way; The Dietitian's Guide to Vegetarian Diets; Healthy Children, Healthy Planet Curriculum; Vegetarian Times Vegetarian Beginner's Guide; The New Organic Grower; The Vegan Gourmet; Vegetarian Magic (Mar 97)
New VRG book: Conveniently Vegan (May 97)
Young People's Books with Vegetarian or Animal Rights Themes A comprehensive list. (May 97)
Veggie-Friendly Cookbooks for Kids A comprehensive list. (Sept 97)
Book Reviews: Weimar Institute's Newstart Lifestyle cookbook; Living with Green Power; High Energy Living; Fat-Free and Easy; Alligator Arrived with Apples (Nov 97)
Book Reviews: Slaughterhouse; So, Now What Do I Eat?; The Joy of Soy; Best Gourmet Recipes from the Chefs of Five Loaves Deli & Bakery; Sausage Patty; Better Than Peanut Butter and Jelly; The Health Promoting Cookbook (May 98)
Book Reviews: The Soy Gourmet; Calciyum!; Flavors of Korea; The Children's Kitchen Garden; Healing Centers and Retreats (Nov 98)
Book Reviews: Lip Smackin' Vegetarian Backpackin'; The Native Foods Restaurant Cookbook; Sinfully Vegan; Veg-Feasting in the Pacific Northwest; The Vegetarian Family Cookbook; Vegetarian America -- A History (Nov 04)
Book Reviews: Food Allergy Survival Guide; Rainbow Green Live-food Cuisine; Venturesome Vegetarian Cooking (Feb 05)
Book Reviews: Benji Bean Sprout Doesn't Eat Meat!; Vegan World Fusion Cuisine; Buddha's Table (May 05)
Book and DVD Reviews: The Vegetarian Diet for Kidney Disease Treatment; Local Vegetarian Cooking--Inspired Recipes Celebrating Northwest Farms; Vegetarian Cooking (Aug 05)
Book Reviews: The Veg-Feasting Cookbook; Diet, Life Expectancy, and Chronic Disease: Studies of Seventh-Day Adventists and Other Vegetarians (Nov 05)
Book Reviews: 75 Exciting Vegetables for Your Garden; Meat Market: Animals, Ethics, and Money; Happier Meals; 125 Best Vegan Recipes; The Vegetarian Mother's Cookbook; Vive Le Vegan! (Feb 06)
Book Reviews: Raw in Ten Minutes; Dining with Friends; The Veggie Queen (May 06)
Book Reviews: Horizons: The Cookbook; Food Plants of the World; La Dolce Vegan! (Aug 06)
Book Reviews: The Way We Eat; Amazing Disgrace; The Nut Gourmet; Organic Inc.: Natural Foods and How They Grew; The Vegan Family Cookbook; The Trader Joe's Adventure; Benny Brontosaurus Goes to a Party! (Nov 06)

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Miscellaneous

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

VRG Does Poster Presentations at Annual ADA Meeting (Nov 95)

Animal Rights

The Son of Big Sue (May 92)

Aquaculture

Aquaculture: An Overview (May 97)
Aquaculture: An Overview, Part II (Jul 97)

Audrey Fluke Vegetarian Award

Audrey Fluke Vegetarian Award for an Activist with Words of Encouragement (July 2000)

Baseball Parks

Encouraging Vegetarian Foods at Concession Stands: Get veggie options at baseball parks and other venues with tips from Johanna McCloy.

Bees

Busy Bees (Nov 96)

Business

Changes in the Natural Products Industry and to the Role of a Natural Products Broker: Lisa Shapiro provides a behind-the-scenes look at how health food products make it onto the shelves.
The Market for Vegetarian Foods: Caryn Ginsberg and Alissa Ostrowski define the vegetarian market for companies developing business plans
Starting a Vegetarian Restaurant - Food for Thought: Caryn Ginsberg helps entrepreneurs develop a recipe for success.

Children

Air-atarians! (Jan 97)
The Importance of Vegetarian Culture (Sept 97)
It's Easier to Grow Up Veggie (Jan 97)
Note from the Editor (Sept 97)
Sharing Vegetarianism With Family and Friends (May 97)
Staying with it: Three Cases of Teen Vegetarianism (Sept 98)
Traveling with Vegan Children (May 97)

College Food Service

Do You Want Your College or Other Food Service Operator to Serve More Vegetarian Options?: Develop an action plan with Ron Pickarski's practical tips.
Veggie Viewpoint: Eating at College (Jan 97)

Critical Reading

You can't believe everything you read, but you have to believe in something. What?: A Primer on Critical Reading (Jul 99)

Cruise Ship Veggie Dining

Reducing Fat in Your Meals while Dining on a Cruise Ship (Jan 94)

Dean Ornish Program

An Update on the Ornish Program: Studies provide evidence that it reverses heart disease, but Ben A. Shaberman finds out if insurance companies and hospitals are getting with the program.

Disaster Planning

Disaster Planning for Vegetarians (Nov 99)

Donating Stock

Donating Stock to The VRG: Making a gift of stock: why you should or shouldn't do it. By Roger Lowe

Essay Contest Winners

VRG's 1998 Essay Contest Winners (Jan 99)
VRG's 1999 Essay Contest Winners - Part 1 (Jan 2000)
VRG's 1999 Essay Contest Winners - Part 2 (Mar 2000)
2000 VRG Essay Contest Winners (Mar 2001)
2001 Essay Winners: Our Second installment of The VRG's 2001 essay contest winners
Essay Winners
2002 VRG Essay Contest Winners: Take a look at our second installment.
2003 VRG Essay Contest Winners: Read works from three young winners in our first installment.
2003 VRG Essay Contest Winners: Take a look at our second installment, featuring three more essays.
2004 VRG Essay Contest Winner: Learn what made one winner go vegetarian in this first installment.
2004 VRG Essay Contest Winners: Two young winners relate their experiences with vegetarianism.
VJ's Essay Contest Winner: Rebecca Sams shares a story of conviction and camaraderie.

Fast Food

Fast Food Update: Heather Gorn investigates vegetarian and vegan options at four quick service restaurant chains.

Fat Tax

The Fat Tax: An Idea Whose Time Has Come? (Jul 93)

Food Labeling

Vegetarian Certifications on Food Labels: What Do They Mean?: Jeanne Yacoubou, MS, examines the standards behind the symbols.

Food Service

VRG Distributes 1000 Recipes Packets (Nov 93)

Gifts

Gifts from the Heart and Soul (Nov 96)

Letters to the Editors

Letters to the Editors

Music

Sing a Song of Veganism (Mar 97)

Native Americans

Native Americans and Vegetarianism (Sept 94)

Note from the Editor

The Importance of Vegetarian Culture (Sept 97)
Note From The Editor: Don't Have A Cow, Man (May 97)

Notes from the Coordinators

Note from the Coordinators: VRG Publishes Vegetarian Foodservice Newsletter (Nov 93)

Nutrition

Profiles of Three Leaders in Vegetarian Nutrition (Mar 97)
Perchlorate Controversy Calls for Improving Iodine Nutrition: David M. Crohn, PhD, examines the risks of perchlorate consumption and how vegetarians and vegans can improve their iodine health.
Vegetarian Diet and Cancer Treatments (July 96)

Organic Farming

What is an Organic Inspector?: Erin Crandell fills us in.

Planned Giving

Gifts to Charity Can Cut Income and Estate Taxes (May 2000)
Planned Giving: Roger Lowe explains how ordinary people can leave lasting legacies

Polls

How Many Adults Are Vegetarian?: Charles Stahler considers the results of The VRG's 2006 national poll.
How Many Vegetarians Are There? 2003 National Harris Interactive Survey Results: VRG reports the findings of its latest poll.
How Many Youth Are Vegetarian?: VRG polls 8- to 18-year-olds about their dietary habits.
Vegetarian Survey
VRG 2000 Poll - The Number of Vegetarians in the US (May 2000)

Prison Inmates

Do Prison Inmates Have a Right to Vegetarian Meals? (Mar 2001)

Raw Foods Diet

Review: Attitudes, Practices, and Beliefs of Individuals Consuming a Raw Foods Diet: Dietetic student Vrinda Walker examines the views and habits of leaders in the American raw foods community.

Restaurants

Out of the Way or On the Way? (Jul 97)

Ruth E. Caring Award

Winner of the Ruth E Caring Award: "How Many People Do You Know Who Have Been Vegetarian For Over 65 Years?"

Scholarship Winners

2004 Scholarship Winners
2006 College Scholarship Winners: Meet the two young women who received this year's awards.
Vegetarian Resource Group Awards Two $5,000 College Scholarships

School Foodservice

Tips for Serving Vegetarian Meals in Schools - A Survey of School Food Service Staff: Christina Niklas and Suzanne Havala Hobbs examine the challenges and triumphs of introducing vegetarian foods into cafeterias.

Sports

Vegan Weightlifting: What Does the Science Say?: Jack Norris, RD, prepares you for even the toughest competition.

Supermarkets

Surveying Supermarkets (Mar 98)

Tolerance and Acceptance

Tolerance and Acceptance (Jan 95)

Vacation Spots

The Vegetarian Traveler - Start Planning Your Next Vacation (May 97)

Vegan/Vegetarian Food

"How Did They Think of That?": Keryl Cryer maps the journey that vegetarian foods take from idea to store shelves.

Vegetarian Journal's FoodService Update

Foodservice Update

The Vegetarian Resource Group's 20th Anniversary

Special Anniversary Section: Twenty years of The Vegetarian Resource Group!

Veggie Action

Vegetarian Action: Are Those Brains Vegan? - Linnea Quigley: A Vegan in Zombie's Clothing (Sept 2001)
Vegetarian Action: The Art of Vegetarianism (Jul 97)
Vegetarian Action: Chicago Soydairy Brings Vegan Treats to Midwest Market and Beyond, by Jim Dunn.
Vegetarian Action: Dwayne DeRosario
Vegetarian Action: Encouraging Humane Organizations to go Vegetarian for Fundraising Events, by Mark Rifkin.
Vegetarian Action: Establishing Guidelines for Veggie Lunches in Schools, by Heather Gorn.
Vegetarian Action: Evelyn Kimber: An Interview with the Boston Vegetarian Society's President, by Melissa Wong.
Vegetarian Action: The Greening of School Cafeterias: Introducing Salad Bars into Economically Disadvantaged School Districts, by Enrique Gili.
Vegetarian Action: Jane Black, Vegan Weightlifter(Jan 2000)
Vegetarian Action: "Just Cook," He Said: Skai Davis: An Enterprising Vegan Restauranteur, by Ben A. Shaberman.
Vegetarian Action: Maryland State Fair Soyfoods Cooking Contest, by Susan Petrie.
Vegetarian Action: Non-Profit Organic Farms (Nov 98)
Vegetarian Action: Plenty's Programs Bring Soy Production to Underdeveloped Countries, by Cecilia Peterson.
Vegetarian Action: So You Want to Open a Vegan Restaurant... By Jim Dunn.
Vegetarian Action: Spread the Word Through Vegetarian Displays (Nov 2000)
Vegetarian Action: Sweet Success: An Interview with Sticky Fingers' Doron and Kirsten, by Keryl Cryer.
Vegetarian Action: Thinking of the Children: Project Healthy Beginnings, by Jeff Morrison.
Vegetarian Action: The True Loves of Anna Briggs, by Ben A. Shaberman.
Vegetarian Action: Ultrarunning and Vegetarianism
Vegetarian Action: Vegetarianism and Tennis: An Interview with Peter Burwash by Heather Gorn.
Vegetarian Action: www.vrg.org (Mar 98)

Veggie Bits

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Look for These Products in Your Local Market

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Where to Find Vegan Items

Where Can I Find...? Sources for vegan items (Nov 94)

Why People Become Vegetarian/Vegan

Beliefs and Personality Traits: What Sets Vegetarians Apart from the Rest?: Intern Melissa Wong looks to scientific studies to explore what makes people go vegetarian and what makes them remain so.

Wine

Why is Wine so Fined? (Jan 97)

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Notes from the Coordinators

College Food Service

Note from the Coordinators: Catering to All

Doctors

Note from the Coordinators: Reaching out to doctors (Jan 94)

Empathy and Justice

Note from the Coordinators: Empathy and Justice (Jan 2001)

Natural Foods Industry

Note from the Coordinators: Beyond the "Product of the Week" (Jul 2000)
Note from the Coordinators: Health Foods Going Mainstream (Jan 2000)
Note from the Coordinators: Pioneers and Responsibility
Note from the Coordinators: The State of the Natural Foods Industry (Jul 98)
Notes from the Coordinators: VRG Accurately Predicts Some Future Trends (Mar 2001)
Note from the Coordinators: What's on the Horizon for the Natural Foods Industry? (Sept 2000)

Restaurant Chains

Notes from the Coordinators: Do the Best You Can (May 2001)

Running a Non-Profit Organization

Note from the Coordinators: It's Not Easy Running a Non-Profit (Nov 99)

School Lunches

Note from the Coordinators: Changing Meals in Schools
Note from the Coordinators: Pushing Healthier Food in Schools
Note from the Coordinators: School Lunches, They Are A-Changin'

Senior Citizens

Note from the Coordinators: Eating Vegetarian in Assisted Living Facilities

Teenagers

Note from the Coordinators: Thoughts From A Vegan Teenager (Nov 2000)

Vegetarian Activists

Note from the Coordinators: Lives That Change the World
Note from the Coordinators: Pride in Making a Difference
Note from the Coordinators: Who are the Radical Vegetarians? (Mar 98)

Vegetarian History

Note from the Coordinators: Back to the Future

Vegetarian Journal Reader Survey

Note from the Coordinators: Answers Aren't Always Simple (Jul 97)
Note from the Coordinators: Let Us Hear From You (Mar 97)
Note from the Coordinators: Reader Survey Results (Jan 98)

Vegetarian Labels

Note from the Coordinators: Vegetarian Labels

The Vegetarian Market

Note from the Coordinators: Americans Buying More Meatless Meals (Sep 99)
Note from the Coordinators: Making Vegetarian Foods More Available
Notes from the Coordinators: Today It's All About the Experience! (July 2001)
Note from the Coordinators: Vegan Meringue Pie?
Note from the Coordinators: Vegetarian Businesses and the Role of Nonprofits
Note from the Coordinators: Vegetarianism Continues to Go Mainstream (May 2000)

Vegetarian Outreach

Note from the Coordinators: Creative Outreach (May 98)
Note from the Coordinators: The Meaning of Unfolding Events
Notes from the Coordinators: Small-Town America Goes Veggie (July 2001)
Note from the Coordinators: Team Work Pays Off (Sept 98)
Note from the Coordinators: VRG Activities (Jan 99)

The Vegetarian Resource Group's Essay Contest

Note from the Coordinators: Teamwork

The Vegetarian Resource Group's 20th Anniversary

Note from the Coordinators: VRG Celebrates Our 20th Anniversary

The Vegetarian Resource Group's 25th Anniversary

Note from the Coordinators: 25 Years Young and Counting...

Veto Vegetarians

Note from the Coordinators: Veto Vegetarians and Opportunities for Change

Why People Become Vegetarian

Note from the Coordinators: Is Vegetarianism Your Religion (Nov 97)
Note from the Coordinators: Making Choices (Mar 2000)
Note from the Coordinators: That One Comment Changed Him
Note from the Coordinators: Why Are Some People Vegetarian and Others Not? Taking Responsibility

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Articles originally indexed by John Davis.

Updated through July 1997 by Jeanie Freeman.

Updated through 2006 by Sonja Helman and Debra Wasserman.