The Dietitian's Guide to Vegetarian Diets: Issues and Applications. 2nd Edition Virginia Messina, Mark Messina and A. Reed Mangels. Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Boston, MA. 2004.

The Convenient Vegetarian. Virginia Messina and Kate Schumann. MacMillan Press, NY. June, 1999

The Vegan Sourcebook. Joanne Stepaniak and Virginia Messina. Lowell House, 1998.

The Vegetarian Way. Virginia Messina and Mark Messina. Crown Books, NY. 1996

The No-Cholesterol Vegetarian Family-Style Cookbook. Virginia Messina and Kate Schumann. St. Martin's Press, NY. 1995

The Simple Soybean and Your Health. Mark Messina and Virginia Messina. Avery Publishers, NY. 1994

The No-Cholesterol Vegetarian Barbecue Book. Kate Schumann and Virginia Messina. St. Martin's Press, NY. 1994

Scientific Publications

Mangels AR, Messina, V, Melina V. Position of the American Dietetic Association and Dietitians of Canada: Vegetarian Diets. J Am Diet Assoc 2003; 103:748-765.

Messina V, Melina V, Mangels AR. A new food guide for North American vegetarians. J Am Diet Assoc 2003; 103:771-775.

Mangels, A Reed and Messina, V. Considerations in planning vegan diets. I. Infants. Journal of the American Dietetic Association 2001;101:670-677.

Messina, V and Mangels, A Reed. Considerations in planning vegan diets. II. Children. Journal of the American Dietetic Association 2001;101:661-669.

Messina M, Messina V. Soyfoods, soybean isoflavones, and bone health: a brief overview. J Renal Nutr 2000;10: 63-68.

Messina, V. Calcium from plant foods. Today's Dietitian 2000; 2(8):30-33,43.

Messina, V. Purely vegetarian. Today's Dietitian 1999; 1(8): 40-44.

Messina, V. Comment: Popular perceptions of vegetarian diets: is the pendulum swinging the other way? Vegetarian Nutr: An Intl J 1998;2:37-39.

Messina, V, Burke K. Position of the American Dietetic Association: Vegetarian Diets. J Am Diet Assoc 1997.; 97 (11): 1317-1321.

Messina, V and Messina, M. Vegetarianism and risk factors for cardiovascular disease. On the Cutting Edge. Summer 1997; 18: 34-35.

Messina M, Messina V. Nutritional implications of dietary phytochemicals. In: Dietary Phytochemicals in Cancer Prevention and Treatment. Adv Exp Med Biol 401;207-211, 1996.

Messina V, Messina MJ. Vegetables: Rating the Healthiest. The Encyclopedia Britannica, Chicago, IL 1995

Messina MJ, Messina V. The second golden age of nutrition: phytochemicals and disease prevention. In Food Phytochemicals I: Fruits and Vegetables. The American Chemical Society, 1994.

Messina V, Messina MJ. Vegetarianism comes of age. The Encyclopedia Britannica, Chicago, IL, 1994.

Messina MJ, Messina, V. Second Golden Age of Nutrition. American Chemical Society, Proceedings on Dietary Phytochemicals, 1993.

Messina MJ, Messina V. Increasing use of soyfoods and their potential role in cancer prevention. J Am Diet Assoc 91:836-40, 1991.

Messina MJ, Messina V. Soy protein and calcium balance. Soya International 4(1):4-5, 1990.

Messina V. Facts on Fat. Soya International 4(2):4-5, 1990.

Messina MJ, Messina V. Soybeans as a food for humans. Encyclopedia of Food Science, Food Technology and Nutrition. Academic Press Limited, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich Publishers, London