Vegetarian Journal 2006 Issue 1

Vegetarian Survey

If you would like to participate in a study in which we would ask you questions in future years, please fill out this survey and send it back to The Vegetarian Resource Group, P.O. Box 1463, Baltimore, MD 21203; fax to (410) 366-8804; or e-mail to We will need contact information to periodically follow up with you in the future. Thank you!

I am (check one):
_____ 18 - 19
_____ 20 - 29
_____ 30 - 39
_____ 40 - 49
_____ 50 - 59
_____ 60 - 69
_____ 70 or older

I am:
_____ Male
_____ Female

I never eat (check all, if any, that apply):
_____ meat
_____ poultry (chicken, turkey, duck, etc.)
_____ fish
_____ dairy products
_____ eggs
_____ honey

I am:
_____ a vegetarian
_____ also a vegan
_____ not a vegetarian now.

I am interested in vegetarianism because of (check all that apply):
_____ health
_____ ethics
_____ animal rights
_____ weight loss
_____ the environment
_____ my religion
_____ my spiritual beliefs
_____ family or friends
_____ saving money
_____ politics
_____ world hunger
_____ taste
_____ other: ________________________________________
_____ I am not interested in vegetarianism.

If currently a vegetarian, I've been vegetarian:
_____ less than 1 year
_____ 1 - 2 years
_____ 3 - 5 years
_____ 6 - 10 years
_____ 11 - 15 years
_____ 16 - 19 years
_____ 20 - 25 years
_____ 26 - 29 years
_____ 30 or more years

The main reason I became a vegetarian was because of (check only one):
_____ health
_____ ethics
_____ animal rights
_____ weight loss
_____ the environment
_____ my religion
_____ my spiritual beliefs
_____ family or friends
_____ saving money
_____ politics
_____ world hunger
_____ taste
_____ other: ________________________________________
_____ I have never been a vegetarian.

I am a member of:
_____ a vegetarian organization.
_____ an animal rights group.

_____ I subscribe to at least one vegetarian magazine.

_____ I am not a member of a vegetarian or an animal rights group, and I do not subscribe to a vegetarian magazine.


Name: ___________________________________

Address: ___________________________________

City: ___________________________________

State: __________ Zip: _________________

Phone: ___________________________________

E-mail: ___________________________________

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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The Vegetarian Journal published here is not the complete issue, but these are excerpts from the published magazine. Anyone who wishes to see everything should subscribe to the magazine.

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Jan. 21, 2006

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