Your Professional Resource for Nutrition Education

This nutrition education video series, made in collaboration with experts from the University of Maryland Center for Celiac Research, provides information about celiac disease and gluten-free diets.  These videos are appropriate for both health professional and consumer education.

Gluten-Free Diets - Impact of Celiac Disease Video

Dr. Alessio Fasano, Director of the University of Maryland Center for Celiac Research, describes the Gluten-Free Diets video series made in collaboration with General Mills.  This video also covers the estimated impact and diagnosis rates of celiac disease, as well as background about the Center for Celiac Research.

 
Gluten-Free Diets - What is Gluten? Video

Dr. Alessio Fasano, Director of the University of Maryland Center for Celiac Research, defines gluten and describes the spectrum of gluten intolerance. Dr. Fasano describes the symptoms and treatment of celiac disease.

 
Gluten-Free Diets - Choosing Foods Video

Pam Cureton, registered dietitian at the University of Maryland Center for Celiac Research, describes how to eat a gluten-free diet including what foods are naturally gluten free and what foods must be avoided when following ga gluten-free diet.

 
Gluten-Free Diets - Navigating the Grocery Store Video

Pam Cureton, registered dietitian at the University of Maryland Center for Celiac Research, discusses what you need to know to navigate the grocery store when you are shopping for gluten-free foods. She describes the allergen labeling law and how that can help you when shopping for gluten-free food choices. She tells you the 5 key words you need to know to look for when shopping gluten-free.

 
Gluten-Free Diets - Whole Grains Video

Pam Cureton, registered dietitian at the University of Maryland Center for Celiac Research, talks about the Dietary Guidelines for getting the recommend amount of whole grain when you are following a gluten-free diet. What grains are acceptable as part of a gluten-free diet and what to look for on the food label.

 
Gluten-Free Diets - Preparing Foods at Home Video

Pam Cureton, registered dietitian at the University of Maryland Center for Celiac Research, describes how to safely store and prepare gluten-free foods at home. She discusses issues of proper cleaning to avoid cross-contact.

 
Gluten-Free Diets - Dining Out Video

Pam Cureton, registered dietitian at the University of Maryland Center for Celiac Research, gives tips for how to enjoy dining-out while maintaining a gluten-free diet. Calling restaurants ahead of time and the right questions to ask when choosing a restaurant and when ordering are covered.