Not a meat eater? Have questions about gluten?

Find out what’s new in nutrition programming

Do you or someone you know avoid eating meat or gluten?  Do you ever wonder why some people are considered vegan and others vegetarian?  How about what foods contain gluten, or if you should avoid it?  The University of Delaware Cooperative Extension has the answers to these questions and more!

Find out from our 3 new Speaker Bureau Topics.

VEGucate Yourself: The 5 W’s of Vegetarian & Vegan Diets

This one-hour program separates fact from fiction about vegetarian and vegan diets. Some alternative sources of nutrients that would normally be supplied by meat are discussed with participants.  The possibility of following these diets throughout the lifespan is discussed as well. All different vegetarian and vegan diets are compared with hands-on tips and tools to follow.

Gluten: the Basics

Gluten is a hot topic in today’s culture.  This interactive, fun program explains what gluten is and why some, not all, need to avoid gluten.  In one-hour, participants can walk away with an understanding of what foods contain gluten and why some need to avoid it.

Celiac Disease: Living Gluten Free

This one and a half hour program takes an in-depth look at celiac disease and gluten-free diets for healthcare professionals and those with celiac disease.  Participants can expect to walk away with a deeper understanding of exactly what living a gluten-free life entails.  Participants will learn what foods and other items contain gluten and how to avoid them.

For a complete list of programs please visit:

http://cdn.extension.udel.edu/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/23061644/Nutrition-and-Food-Safety-Speakers-Bureau-Topics-May2017.pdf

To schedule one of these programs for your group please visit:   http://extension.udel.edu/fcs/request-a-fcs-speaker/

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