Melinda Dennis, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.
Melinda Dennis, M.S., R.D., L.D.N., is the Nutrition Coordinator and a research investigator within the Celiac Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, MA. Diagnosed with celiac disease 22 years ago, Ms. Dennis is a registered dietitian who specializes in the treatment of patients with celiac disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivity, including fructose malabsorption. She has authored several journal articles on the nutritional management of celiac disease, and co-wrote the award-winning book Real Life with Celiac Disease: Troubleshooting and Thriving Gluten Free. Ms. Dennis served on the Academy of Nutrition and Dieteticís (formerly ADA) Evidence Analysis Library task force for celiac disease, which has written the national guidelines for the nutritional management of celiac disease for dietitians. Ms. Dennis is also the Founder, former Chairperson, and current Nutrition Advisor to the Healthy Villi Greater Boston Celiac/DH Support Group. In addition, she offers dietitian coaching, nationwide lecturing and consulting, gluten-free classes, shopping tours, home visits, and adventure health retreats for those following the gluten-free diet through her nutrition consulting service, Delete the Wheatģ.