The Vegetarian Resource Group Blog

Call-A-Dietitian Day on May 7

Posted on April 19, 2010 by Nina Casalena, The VRG Blog Editor

If you have general nutrition questions, Mark Rifkin, MS, RD, LDN, will be available from 2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. EST on Friday, May 7, 2010. To reserve a 20-minute time slot, please email the VRG office at vrg@vrg.org or call (410) 366-8343.

Please be advised that these sessions are not individualized nutritional counseling. Such advice should only be provided through direct in-person contact with a qualified health professional. There is no charge, but if you do commit, please call on time. Otherwise you are taking someone else’s spot.

Mark Rifkin, a VRG volunteer since the mid-1980s, holds a Master’s Degree in health education and is a Registered Dietitian. Through many different settings, he focuses on plant-based diets to prevent and treat chronic diseases and nutrient deficiencies, particularly for women, seniors, minority populations, and vegetarians. He also presents on other topics, such as reducing food costs and “green” issues. He has been presenting on nutrition and food-related topics since 1997.

In addition, Mark is offering a 20% discount on any service for VRG members. This is for his private practice and is not affiliated with The VRG or Call-A-Dietitian Day.

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