Expert Blog Posts

  • April 17, 2015

    More gluten-free grains

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D.

    Avoiding gluten doesn't have to mean giving up on needed fiber. Get the scoop on these gluten-free whole grains.

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  • March 26, 2015

    Gluten-free whole grains

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D.

    Dietary guidelines recommend that half of your daily servings of grains be whole grain. How can you meet that goal if you're avoiding gluten?

    18 comments
  • Aug. 21, 2013

    FDA defines 'gluten-free'

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. A new regulation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration defines the term "gluten-free" and how it may be used on food labels. 24 comments
  • May 25, 2013

    Restaurants get on board with gluten-free cooking

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. More chefs are learning about celiac disease and adding gluten-free items to their menus. 3 comments
  • May 23, 2012

    Celiac disease: Building awareness and support

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. Celiac disease is no longer rare. Learn more about it, including how you can help loved ones with the disease. 21 comments
  • Jan. 25, 2012

    Questions about nutrition — Top 5 FAQs

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. Mayo Clinic dietitians answer the most common questions they get about how to lose weight and stay healthy. 15 comments
  • Sept. 14, 2011

    Defining 'gluten-free' — Is it all or nothing?

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. How do you feel about allowing "gluten-free" on labels of foods that contain barely detectable amounts of gluten? 33 comments
  • Jan. 11, 2011

    Going gluten-free: Reflections on what works

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. Helping my husband cope with celiac disease has been an education. I share some of what we've learned. 89 comments
May 22, 2013

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