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The Chester County Gluten Intolerance Group's quarterly meeting will be this Monday, May 17, in the Potter Room at Paoli Hospital.

Paoli Hospital 255 W. Lancaster Ave. Paoli, PA 19301 Directions: http://www.mainlinehealth.org/paoli

Vendors start at 6:30, speaker at 7:15.

The featured speaker will be Nancy Dickens, registered dietician. Nancy Dickens is recommended by the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness. (more…)


Amy Fothergill

Celiac conference at Stanford set for May 22

May 13th, 2010 by Amy Fothergill

The Celiac Sprue Research Foundation is back on its feet and is kicking it off with what they are calling a "comeback conference" on Saturday, May 22, 2010, from 8:30am-4:30pm at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California.

The main purpose is to educate participants about recent developments in Celiac research, provide a networking opportunity for Celiacs to meet one another, and to enjoy gluten-free snacks and lunch. (more…)

Marissa Carter

The Gluten Free Challenge May 22 & 23

May 13th, 2010 by Marissa Carter

The Gluten Free Challenge has been issued, and everyone in Kansas City should answer the call. This isn’t a challenge for people who are already members of the gluten free elite, though. The Gluten Free Challenge is for people who eat gluten to experience being gluten free for one weekend.

The Gluten Intolerance Group (GIG) and Pamela’s Products have teamed up to issue The Gluten Free Challenge in honor of Celiac Awareness Month. The idea? Everyone should walk a weekend in a Celiac’s shoes! (more…)

 title=The University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center celebrates its 10th Anniversary with its annual Spring Flours Benefit at the Swissôtel-Chicago at 7pm on May 14, 2010. More than 30 restaurants will showcase gourmet gluten-free tastings to what expects to be a sell-out crowd. The evening will also include a tribute to its founder, Stefano Guandalini, MD, as well as robust Live and Silent Auctions.

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With less than a week to go, don't miss the Chicago-area gluten-free event of the year. The event is going to take place this coming weekend, April 17-18 at the Wyndham Hotel in Lisle. Tickets to Saturday's classes are already sold out, but there are still a few tickets left for Sunday's classes.

Everyone is welcome to attend the vendor fair each day, tickets for the vendor fair are available at the door.

For more information, visit here and here.

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Pamela's Products is partnering with the Gluten Intolerance Group (GIG) to conduct a Gluten-Free Challenge that will coincide with gluten-free awareness month in May. To raise awareness for celiac disease and gluten sensitivity, the public is invited to eat completely gluten-free for the entire weekend of May 22-23. Participants can register for the challenge beginning April 1, 2009. (more…)

Dr. Kenneth Fine will give a lecture on Sunday, April 18th from 3:00pm - 5:00pm at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta (at Scottish Rite) in the Main Auditorium. Dr. Fine will be addressing the members of the Atlanta Metro Celiacs, the local adult support group for people on the gluten-free diet.

The topic for Dr. Fine's lecture is: “The Historic and Current Clash of Man vs. Gluten: Understanding the Gluten Sensitivity Epidemic”. Dr. Fine will describe some of the history and anthropology of how gluten-containing grains became our primary foodstuffs and why it has resulted in so much disease and immune reaction today. (more…)

John Libonati

The Philadelphia 76ers Celiac Awareness Night

March 8th, 2010 by John Libonati

The Philadelphia 76ers will host their third Celiac Awareness Night on Friday, March 26th when the Sixers meet the Atlanta Hawks. Game time is 7:00 pm at the Wachovia Center.

To order tickets, go to www.nba.com/sixers/celiac. To get the special Celiac Awareness Night discount, be certain to enter the code CELIAC. This also will ensure that proceeds from ticket sales go to support raising celiac awareness. (more…)

From quick and easy meal preparation to bread baking, the professional chefs, restaurant owners, cookbook authors, nutritionists and vendors participating in Chicagoland’s premier Gluten Free Cooking Expo plan to “show and tell” attendees that satisfying their taste buds is entirely possible without wheat, barley and rye. This year the event will also feature a children's area and the vendor fair will be open to the public. Discount rates are available for registrations received before February 15, 2010.

Choosing gluten-free foods and learning to implement a gluten-free diet can be tricky for those on a gluten-free diet. To ease the process, the Gluten Free Cooking Expo, held April 17-18 at the Wyndham Hotel in Lisle, IL, will be jam-packed with experts, information, demos and samples. (more…)

John Libonati

Free Kind Bars at Starbucks on February 5th!

February 3rd, 2010 by John Libonati

Try KIND bars for free at Starbucks on February 5th!

Kind bars are one of my favorite gluten-free snacks. They taste phenomenal and are gluten-free, dairy-free and cane sugar-free.

On February 5th. Starbucks will sample KIND bars at all of their 7,000 stores across the country! Drop in to try one of the two delicious flavors selling at your local Starbucks: Fruit & Nut Delight and Cranberry Almond+Antioxidants. Click HERE to find a Starbucks near you.

Almond Cashew + Omega 3 now available at Starbucks

Last week Starbucks added Almond Cashew + Omega 3 to its existing superstar lineup of KIND flavors: Fruit & Nut Delight, Cranberry Almond + Antioxidants and Mango Macadamia + Calcium. Almond Cashew is only 150 calories and packed with 500mg of Omega 3 Fatty Acids (ALA), which helps support a healthy heart and immune system. Almond Cashew + OMEGA 3 is a snack that you can feel good munching on.

------------------------ "Author Information: John Libonati, Philadelphia, PA Publisher, Glutenfreeworks.com. Editor & Publisher, Recognizing Celiac Disease. John can be reached at john.libonati@glutenfreeworks.com."