Welcome to Balanced Nutrition Solutions, your online, plant-based nutrition education resource. From webinars and blog posts to videos and local grocery store tours (for those in the Mid-Atlantic region), Mark Rifkin, MS, RD, will help you learn how to enjoy good health through good flavor. Mark’s approach is real—for real lifestyles. And sustainable. Using foods easily found in most supermarkets, natural food stores and farmers’ markets, Mark will help you find the best ways to prepare and enjoy your food—while enhancing your health.
Mark E. Rifkin, MS, RD, LDN
Eating well doesn’t need to be boring or bland. It’s not about being on a diet. It’s about learning effective eating skills that support your nutritional needs over the long term without hunger and cravings. Our easy, accessible approach to nutrition applies great flavors through delicious seasonings and savory...
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Plant-based Nutrition, Uncomplicated
If there's one topic which is the subject of much debate, it's nutrition in general, and plant-based nutrition in particular. At best, food manufacturers and the government make things more complicated. Add in the various points of view of multiple authors...
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For the last three years or so, the concept of vegan diets has been slowly replaced with the plant-based concept. Even though I’ve identified myself as vegan for over 28 years, I appreciate the plant-based concept for three reasons: 1) it focuses on what is eaten, instead of what is not; 2) it suggests a…