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Be sure to visit the Lifestyle Stage to learn from local experts as they share information relating to thriving with a gluten free lifestyle and other special dietary.
Saturday, October 19 & Sunday, October 20
11:45am: Gluten-Related Disorders: What Everyone Needs to Know
Join Shelley Case, A leading international expert on the gluten-free diet, Shelley is a registered dietitian, author, speaker and consultant with more than 35 years’ experience, as she shares that if you have been diagnosed with celiac disease or gluten sensitivity or wonder if you, a family member, friend or colleague has a gluten-related disorder… then this is the session for you! Best-selling author and Registered Dietitian Shelley Case will share the latest information about gluten-related disorders. Learn about the signs and symptoms; diagnostic tests, complications and management.
12:30pm: Celiac Journey
Join Marcia Bruce, a local blogger who is passionate about raising awareness of celiac disease and supporting gluten free businesses that make the lives of people with celiac disease better, as she will be sharing her family’s journey with celiac disease and some of their best gluten free living hacks. Her discussion will include travelling, socializing, kids’ birthday parties and best of all, how to keep your spirits up when gluten free living gets you down.
1:15pm: The Gluten-Free Diet: What’s New & What’s Not
Join Shelley Case again, A leading international expert on the gluten-free diet, Shelley is a registered dietitian, author, speaker and consultant with more than 35 years’ experience, as she shares the latest information about safe foods/ingredients, the oat controversy, how to prevent cross contact at home and away from home; plus tips to make your gluten-free diet healthier.
2:00pm: Power of essential oils
Join Billie Aadmi, consultant from DoTerra, to learn how you can use the power of essential oils to replace your medicine cabinet. Whether it’s a physical or emotional ailment, there’s an oil for that. Learn why all oils are not created equal.
2:45pm: The Path to Health is Paved with Good Intestines
Join Nadine Grzesowiak, The Gluten Free RN, as she will present current information on celiac disease, non-celiac gluten sensitivity , intestinal health and how gluten can have negative impacts on every organ in your body. Learn about the gut, brain and skin connection and make sense of symptoms that don’t seem connected, but actually are connected. Your body wants to heal and be the best body it can possibly become. Learn how to chose the best nutrient dense foods for healing your intestines, immune system and correcting deficiencies.