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Worcester, MA   July 21-22, 2018

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Deepa Deshmukh, MPH, RD, BC-ADM, CDE
10:30-11:30 AM
Learn The Art & Science of Plant-Forward Lifestyle

A plant-forward lifestyle is about making small lifestyle changes to one's eating and living habits to create a sense of mindfulness. Plant-forward dieting focuses on making plant based foods a main component of your daily diet. Learn how to use herbs, spices, vinegars, oils and simple cooking techniques to start following a plant-forward lifestyle. This presentation will focus on utilization of these ingredients to reduce inflammation, heal the gut, and establish a mind body connection. Learn simple ways to make the changes to the environment around you to improve your total wellness.

Kim Koeller
12:00-12:45 PM
Restaurant and Travel Essentials for Gluten and Allergy Free Living

Dream of eating safe meals free from gluten and other allergens in restaurants? Want to travel across the US and the globe? Kim Koeller, world traveler with celiac disease and multiple food allergies, shares her travel insights from visiting all 50 States and flying almost 3 million miles to six continents. Learn tips for ordering safe meals in ethnic restaurants including hidden ingredients, food preparation and cross-contact considerations. Discover gluten free and allergy friendly apps and other tools for dining in restaurants and traveling. Empower yourself with proven tricks for snacks, airlines, hotels, foreign speaking countries and more from Kim Koeller, the award-winning author and creator of the Let's Eat Out Around the World Gluten Free and Allergy Free travel series by GlutenFree Passport. Connect with Kim at and on social media at GFAFPassport.

Robert Landolphi
1:30-2:30 PM
Gluten-Free Sweet Treats

Chef Rob will demonstrate and discuss Italian dessert favorites (Pizzelles, Cannoli's, and Italian Wedding Cookies) from his newest cookbook "Cooking Light Gluten-Free Baking." Enjoy the big Italian flavors without the gluten, and with less fat and calories.


Jenna Drew
10:30-11:30 AM
Detoxing the Gut Naturally - A Safe and Effective Way to Cleanse the Gut with Essential Oils

Learn how to naturally detox and cleanse the gut to improve digestion, ditch toxins, and improve your focus and energy levels.

Laurel Francoeur
12:00-1:00 PM
Your Right to be Gluten-free at School, Camp, Restaurants and on Planes

Find out what legal rights you have to be gluten free in various situations. We will discuss accommodations at school, camp, in restaurants and in planes. We will provide tips to help you stay safe.