Thursday, November 5, 2009

Gluten-Free Eating & Cooking for the Holidays

Approximately 1 in 133 people are diagnosed with Celiac Disease, a genetically linked digestive disease triggered by the consumption of the protein gluten. It is estimated that 21,000 people on Long Island suffer with the disease which left unchecked, can lead to malnutrition and a variety of complications. Adopting a gluten-free diet and lifestyle can help manage the disease, but can be especially challenging during the upcoming season of celebration.

If you need a bit of help maintaining your gluten-free lifestyle during the holidays, or want to learn more about what to prepare for the Thanksgiving, we invite you an informational workshop hosted by Dr. Reynolds and Nicole Lawrence of Feel Goods Cafe in St. James. Check out the workshop description below. Keep in mind that space is limited, so make your reservation early (631 265 1223). We hope to see you there.

Gluten-Free Cooking for the Holidays -- Monday November, 16 2009

Join Chiropractic Neurologist and nutritional specialist Dr. W. Brent Reynolds of New Life Chiropractic and Nicole Lawrence proprietor of Feel Goods Cafe ( for a preholiday workshop presentation designed to take the guesswork out of what to eat and prepare for the holidays for those suffering from Celiac Disease or gluten allergies. Learn about the effects of gluten on the body and the brain, how it impacts the nervous system and is associated with many other diseases not traditionally linked to food allergies. Discover the not-so-obvious gluten allergy signs as well as unexpected foods where gluten can hide. Taste savory classic Thanksgiving food samples prepared by Nicole Lawrence – gluten-free gravy, stuffing, and brownies.

Helpful tips will be given on how to organize your kitchen with dedicated pans to protect against gluten contamination and how to substitute alternative ingredients in your holiday recipes. Menu suggestions for the holiday season will be offered. Space is limited; Reservations required. Date: Monday, November 16, 2009, 7:30 pm @ Feel Goods Café, 412 No. Country Road, St. James, NY. Fee: $10. Call New Life Chiropractic at 631 265 1223 for more information or to book your reservation.

1 comment:

  1. I worry about finding tasty gulten free recipes as gluten has been linked to austim and I prefer to just avoid it all together. I've tried tons of different recipes and expensive "organic food" from the stores but I recently came across this website Rose Cole who is the nutritionist behind the site puts up all these great gluten free recipes in her Holiday Cookbook that are easy and affordable. I think I'm actually looking forward to cooking on the holidays for once.


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