Vegetarian Journal 2004 Issue 4


Cookies, Cookies, Cookies
Peggy Rynk helps to sweeten up your holidays.
2004 VRG Essay Contest Winner
Learn what made one winner go vegetarian in this first installment.
An Update on the Ornish Program
Studies provide evidence that it reverses heart disease, but Ben A. Shaberman finds out if insurance companies and hospitals are getting with the program.
Easy Holiday Potluck Brunch
Take the stress out of hosting get-togethers with tips from Debra Daniels-Zeller.
Healthy Asian Cuisine
Nancy Berkoff, RD, introduces the steps and ingredients necessary to make great dishes at home.


Nutrition Hotline
How can eating more black beans benefit your health?
Note from the Coordinators
Letters to the Editors
Notes from the Scientific Department
Fast Food Update, by Heather Gorn
Gift Subscriptions
Scientific Update
Veggie Bits
Vegan Cooking Tips
Leftover "Meat" Creations, by Chef Nancy Berkoff
Book Reviews
Vegetarian Action
Music to Our Ears: Bob Pyle Brings Veggie-Friendly Lyrics to the Radio, by Keryl Cryer
2005 Scholarship Info and Leather Alternative Guide