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The Vegetarian Diet For Kidney Disease Treatment

The Vegetarian Diet For Kidney Disease Treatment Reed Mangels THE VEGETARIAN DIET FOR KIDNEY DISEASE TREATMENT By Joan Brookhyser, RD, CSR, CD Many dietitians and consumers have questions about the use of vegetarian diets in kidney disease. Joan Brookhyser has the credentials to address these questions. She has worked as a clinical dietitian for more […]

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The Complete Vegetarian Handbook

The Complete Vegetarian Handbook Debra Wasserman By Kathy Farrell-Kingsley This book would have been more appropriately titled The Beginners’ Vegetarian Handbook. Nevertheless, it is a terrific book for new vegetarians. In the Preface, the author herself states, “I don’t cover all techniques–that would be too overwhelming, especially to novice cooks.” Kathy does do a terrific […]

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Food Politics: How the Food Industry Influences Nutrition and Health.

Food Politics: How the Food Industry Influences Nutrition and Health. – book review Reed Mangels By Marion Nestle Marion Nestle, Professor and Chair of the Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences at New York University, has been involved in the politics of food for many years. She was managing editor of The Surgeon General’s Report […]

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Usin’ the old bean – Vegan Cooking Tips

Usin’ the old bean – Vegan Cooking Tips – Brief Article Nancy Berkoff Doesn’t it always seem as if you have either leftover cooked beans in the refrigerator or extra cans of beans staring out at you from the pantry? Cooked or canned beans are certainly edible in their natural state. But this can get […]

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For those with refined tastes – veggie bits – new soft drinks from Orchid Drinks

For those with refined tastes – veggie bits – new soft drinks from Orchid Drinks – Brief Article Orchid Drinks’ new Ame premium lifestyle drinks may be misconstrued as simply alcohol substitutes. However, they are actually soft drinks containing natural fruits, fine herbal extracts, and lightly sparkling spring water. The name is derived from the […]

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North Alabama meat-out a success

North Alabama meat-out a success – letters Curtis Eakins Just a note to give Jeannie and the VRG a BIG THANKS for your support concerning our event. Over 200 people from across North Alabama were in attendance! The info you sent was excellent for the occasion, especially the magazines. They went like hotcakes! We received […]

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Brazilian cuisine

Brazilian cuisine – Recipe Nancy Berkoff I LIVED IN SAO PAULO for several months and never thought about meat. As a 15-year-old high school student from New York, I was amazed, delighted, and almost demented by the fist-sized strawberries, the starburst orange mangos, and an array of tropical fruits that I couldn’t even begin to […]

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Toronto Vegetarian Food Fair – Veggie Bits

Toronto Vegetarian Food Fair – Veggie Bits – Brief Article The Toronto Vegetarian Association will hold its 18th Annual Vegetarian Food Fair at the Harbourfront Centre, York Quay Centre, 235 Queens Quay West, Toronto, ON, Canada, on September 13-15, 2002. Attendees will enjoy vegetarian cooking demonstrations, speakers, workshops, free food, a multi-ethnic veggie cafe, children’s […]

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Quick and easy low-cost vegan menus

Quick and easy low-cost vegan menus Reed Mangels MANY OF US WOULD LIKE to spend less time cooking. If you know what to buy and have some quick-to-prepare ideas, you can have “convenience food” on a budget. We’ve developed menus using a combination of easy-to-fix meals that are quick, inexpensive, and healthful. The first set […]

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Does citrus make you sneeze?

Does citrus make you sneeze? – natural cleaning products Sometimes these fabulous all-natural cleaners rely too heavily on lemon or orange oils and scents, and the allergic among us are left to use ammonia or other harsh chemicals. Fortunately, Earth Friendly Products has just introduced a parsley-based all-purpose cruelty-free cleaner. It can be used on […]