• VN DPG: New Chair Welcome Message

    I am so happy to be in a leadership role as the Chair for the Vegetarian Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group (VN DPG) for the year 2021 to 2022. We have a great Executive Committee that is composed of 17 chair and assistant chair positions. They are talented, ... More
  • Winter 2021 - Volume XXXI, Number 7

    Features in this issue: The principles of ahimsa (non-harming) within the context of vegetarian nutrition and our profession; Taking a deeper and historical dive into the plant-based movement and understanding the conscious and unconscious bias within ... More
  • Black History Month

    Black History Month is an annual observance originating in the United States, where it is also known as African-American History Month. It has received official recognition from governments in the United States and Canada, and more recently has been observed ... More
  • Vegetarian Nutrition DPG Elections

    Academy and VN DPG elections take place February 1-15, 2021. Our VN DPG slate includes: Chair-Elect: AnnaMarie Rodriguez, RDN, LD, FAND   Nominating Committee: Ashley Lombardi, MS, RDN Sapna Punjabi-Gupta, MS, RDN, LD, AP   Treasurer: Sheetal ... More
  • VN Webinar: Veganism and Eating Disorders

    Veganism and Eating Disorders: What Our Clients Are Teaching Us Date: February 10, 2021 Time: 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. (Central time) Registration:  As of 2019, 25% of 25- to 34- year old Americans report that they are vegan or vegetarian. ... More
  • Vegetarian Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group Research Grant - Deadline Approaching

    Our practice group awards a $10,000 research grant for innovative research relating to vegetarian nutrition, approximately every two years or as funds are available. Preference is given to applicants who are members of the Vegetarian Nutrition Dietetic ... More
  • Diversity and Inclusion - Awards and Grants

    Diversity and Inclusion Awards and Grants Applications and submissions are open for D&I Awards/Grants.  Plan now so you don’t miss the March deadlines! Diversity and Inclusion Mini-Grants – Applications may be submitted now and the deadlines is March 1, 2021.   Diversity and Inclusion Action Award ... More
  • September is Spotlight on Malnutrition Month

    Malnutrition is a serious condition that must be addressed quickly and comprehensively. Throughout September the Academy will raise awareness of malnutrition and promote the crucial role of registered dietitian nutritionists in identifying and treating ... More
  • VN Awards: Nominations Are Now Open

    The Vegetarian Nutrition DPG Excellence in Service & Leadership Award recognizes an individual who has demonstrated outstanding leadership and service within the VN DPG and who has made exceptional contributions toward the promotion of vegetarian nutrition.   Award ... More