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Reed Mangels, PhD RDN FADA

Nutrition Advisor, The Vegetarian Resource Group

Member of Speakers Bureau, Vegetarian Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Former Vegetarian Nutrition Update editor, Fact Sheet Committee Chair and DPG Chair for the Vegetarian Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group

Former Associate Professor of Nutrition, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Author or co-author of 17 articles in peer-reviewed research journals, as well as two past American Dietetic Association Position Papers on Vegetarian Diets

Co-author, “The Dietitian’s Guide to Vegetarian Diets" (2nd and 3rd editions)

Reed Mangels, PhD RDN FADA, presents at P-POD partly with the support of the Speakers Bureau of the Vegetarian Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.  She taught for over a decade in the Nutrition Department of the University of Massachusetts Amherst.  She was co-author of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly American Dietetic Association) Position Papers on Vegetarian Diets published in 2003 and 2009, and co-author of “The Dietitian’s Guide to Vegetarian Diets (2nd and 3rd editions)”.  She has authored or co-authored 17 nutrition-related articles and studies in peer-reviewed journals, and has served as a reviewer for 9 such journals.  She has written chapters for 6 textbooks in technical fields, as well as co-authoring books for the general public such as “The Everything Guide to Vegetarian Pregnancy” and “Simply Vegan”.

Reed has served the Vegetarian Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group in many capacities for years:  as Chair, for 5 years as editor of its publication Vegetarian Nutrition Update, as Fact Sheet Committee Chair, as Nominating Committee Chair, and as a longtime member of its Speakers Bureau.  She has also long served as Nutrition Advisor for the educational nonprofit Vegetarian Resource Group, as well as the nutrition editor and a regular columnist for its quarterly publication, Vegetarian Journal.  She also works with VeganHealth.org, and has received the Distinguished Dietitian Award from Dietitians for Professional Integrity, and on two occasions the Award of Excellence in Service and Leadership from Vegetarian Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group.