Vegetarian Journal 2006 Issue 1

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Native Forest Organic Canned Fruits

If you can’t wait until summer to get your hands on some tropical fruit, pick up a can of Native Forest’s new organic fruits. Their succulent Mango Chunks, Papaya Chunks, and Tropical Fruit Salad with mango, papaya, pineapple, and watermelon just may sustain you until the ground thaws.

Edward & Sons Trading Company, Inc.
P.O. Box 1326
Carpinteria, CA 93014
(805) 684-8500

Unsweetened Almond Breeze

Almond Breeze offers creamy non-dairy beverages in several flavors that can please even the pickiest palates. Now, those same great flavors are available to those looking to avoid excessive sugar content. Almond Breeze Unsweetened makes it possible to enjoy the taste and benefits of nut milks in Original, Vanilla, and Chocolate varieties without compromising a commitment to keep your diet low in sugar.

Blue Diamond Growers, Inc.
1802 C Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 442-0771

Wholesoy Soy Spread

When WholeSoy & Co. wanted to create their new Certified Organic Cream Cheese Style Soy Spread, the company selected a gourmet cheese chef to spearhead its development. This master’s expertise definitely shows, and the result is even creamier than many dairy spreads made for crackers and bagels. The Garlic & Herb variety with organic chives is indescribably delicious, and the Original has a flavor that eclipses the Garlic & Herb’s, if you can believe it.

WholeSoy & Co.
353 Sacramento Street, Suite 1120
San Francisco, CA 94111
(415) 434-3020

Excerpts from the 2006 Issue 1:
Weight Control the Vegan Way
Keep your New Year’s resolutions with guidance from Reed Mangels and recipes from Nancy Berkoff.
La Bodega y el Vegetariano
Intern Cecilia Peterson explores palate-pleasing shopping and cooking sin carne.
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.
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?
Note from the Coordinators
Notes from the VRG Scientific Department
Chef Nancy Berkoff and volunteer Ralph Estevez staff the VRG booth at the School Nutrition Association Convention.
Scientific Update
Vegan Cooking Tips
Adding Citrus to Your Menu, by Chef Nancy Berkoff, RD, EdD, CCE
Vegetarian Survey
Veggie Bits
Book Reviews
Vegetarian Action
Encouraging Humane Organizations to go Vegetarian for Fundraising Events, by Mark Rifkin.
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