Vegetarian Journal 2012 Issue 4


A Multitude of Mushrooms
Zel Allen introduces rare varieties and imaginative recipes.

How Often Do Americans Eat Vegetarian Meals? And How Many Adults in the U.S. Are Vegetarian?
See the results of The VRG's national poll!

Vegetarians in the Hospital
Make the most of your stay with the nutrition you need.

VRG Awards $5,000 College Scholarships to High School Seniors in Washington and Iowa

Menu Planning Using the 2010 Dietary Guidelines
Megan Salazar builds two nutritionally balanced vegan menus.

Accommodating Vegans in Assisted-Living Facilities
Chef Nancy Berkoff, RD, EdD, helps you cater to vegetarian clients in this latest Foodservice Update.


Nutrition Hotline
Vitamin C and iron absorption, Southern cooking done vegan-style

Note from the Coordinators

Letters to the Editors

Vegan Cooking Tips
Frozen Foods Frenzy, by Chef Nancy Berkoff.

Veggie Bits

Scientific Update

Notes from the VRG Scientific Department

Book Reviews


Vegetarian Action
Indie Folk Rock Musician John Darnielle, An Interview by Candice DeForest. VRG Scholarships Available/VRG Parents' List

Back Cover
VRG Scholarships Available/VRG Parents' List