Health Experts to Share Latest Research on Celiac, Gluten Illnesses: During the Gluten Free Living Now Expo
One of the leading specialists in the study of celiac disease and gluten-related illnesses is returning to Carmel to present three times during the Gluten Free Living Now Expo, during morning sessions starting at 9:30 a.m. on October 13 and 14 plus during a 2:30 p.m. session on Sunday, at The Fountains, in Carmel. Interest to hear Dr. Alessio Fasano, director, Center for Celiac Research, is expected to grow substantially with the heightened and growing awareness of gluten’s presence in the food supply.
Fasano, a world-renowned pediatric gastroenterologist and research scientist who founded the Center at the University of Maryland, will share his latest findings, answer questions about specific gluten-related symptoms and give advice on best practices in food and health choices. He published a study in 2003 that established the rate of the gluten autoimmune disorder as one in 133 Americans. He has earned many industry awards and has also been published in many journals, books and publications.
The event will also feature prize raffles, presentations by other specialists plus approximately 80 vendors of gluten-free food, information and other healthy products, including gluten-free breads and other baked goods, chips and crackers, cosmetics and lotions. Cheeseburger in Paradise will provide samples with gluten-free buns. There’ll also be demonstrations on how to make gluten-free bread and Bonefish Grill making a gluten-free appetizer from their gluten-free menu and more.