Category: Meetings

Posts highlighting group meetings or other special events.

2019 Meeting Summaries

February Meeting Saturday, February 9 10:00 at Hy-Vee 1601 N. 84th St. Lincoln, Ne This meeting included presentation by Becky Guittar, Hy-Vee Dietitian and Local Partner Group Leader for the National Celiac Association. She presented “Gluten-free foods for a Healthy

Choosing GF foods for a Healthy Microbiome

Our speaker for the meeting was Becky Guittar, Hy-Vee Dietitian and Group Leader for the Lincoln Group-National Celiac Association. Topics included a summary of the typical American diet high in sugar/fat and processed foods  vs. high prebiotic and probiotic foods.

Gluten Detective Test Kits are now Available at Hy-Vee on 84th St.

I recently received this email from Beyond Celiac about accidental exposure to gluten in a gluten free diet: The gluten-free diet is proving to be an ineffective treatment for celiac disease as complete gluten avoidance is in practicality nearly impossible. Increasingly, gluten

Gluten free labeling and testing

Jamie Kabourek, RD, LMNT shared her knowledge on Labeling Laws. One area that requires standardization is Precautionary Labeling.  We have all seen this kind of labeling on packages, it includes statements like” may contain” or “produced in a facility that

Sorghum Project

Beckee Moreland, gluten-free industry educator, spoke about her involvement with California Polytech Food Service in bringing sorghum to the cafeteria.  College students enthusiastically accepted the sorghum flour in pizza crust, flakes in chicken nuggets, pearled sorghum in kale pesto salad

Cancer Detection and Prevention with Ruth VanGerpen

We had a great meeting with Ruth Vangerpen, MS, RN-BC from Bryan Health.  She introduced new detection methods for colon cancer and lung cancer. Changes to mammography recommendations were also discussed along with the use of vaccines in preventing cervical

Food Innovation Center Tour

On Saturday, May 6, 2017, the Lincoln Celiac Support Group met at Innovation Campus, home to the Food Innovation Center. Dr. Steven Taylor, Head of the Department of Food Science and Technology and Director of the Food Processing Center, led

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Come learn about the Mediterranean Diet


Lincoln Celiac Support Group Newsletter February 2017Venue February 4, we will be meeting at the Venue for a 12:00 luncheon.  The menu will consist of the following: Appetizer: Queso Dip and Brussel Sprouts Cup of Soup:  $4.00 Seafood Bisque Wild

Gluten-free Candy List 2016

2016 Gluten-Free Halloween Candy List   This Halloween, don’t think your gluten-free little ones can’t enjoy trick-or-treating. The following is a list of gluten-free candy, although it’s not all-inclusive and there are other gluten-free goodies on the market. Always make

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