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The Vegetarian Nutrition Dietetics Practice Group (VN DPG) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics strives to empower members to be the leading authority on evidence-based vegetarian nutrition for food and nutrition professionals, health care practitioners and the public.

As the leading authority on evidence-based vegetarian nutrition, our vision is to optimize global health and well-being by –

  • Creating and disseminating vegetarian nutrition educational materials
  • Supporting cutting edge research.
  • Developing influential public policy

If you are a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics we invite you to join us today!

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Vegetarian Nutrition Resources*

RD/RDN & DTR – need information to create vegetarian diet plans?

Students – need resources for a class project?

Discover professional resources on the nutrient needs of vegetarians through the life cycle, evidence-based research on plant-based diets, discussion groups and continuing education opportunities by joining the VN DPG.

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* Resources are available to current VN DPG members only.

Consumer Website & Resources

  • Can a vegetarian get enough protein?
  • Need help feeding your vegan teenager?
  • Find answers to these questions, plus recipes and tips on transitioning to plant-based diets
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Looking for a speaker on Vegetarian diets?

Check out our Speaker's Bureau

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