Mid-Willamette Valley Gluten Intolerance Group®
Support Group For Celiac Disease





MWVGIG is committed to helping those with celiac disease, gluten intolerance/allergy and their families manage life without gluten through support, understanding and knowledge; and to creating awareness in the medical community and general public of the need for early diagnosis and for living gluten-free.

MWVGIG is a branch of the Gluten Intolerance Group of North America, a leader in providing support, research-based information and innovative solutions to the problems of gluten-free living.

Newly diagnosed? Need to talk? We're here!

Next Meeting: Tuesday, May 5, 2015

6:30 p.m. - Natural Grocerís Food Demo

Paleo Wraps with Rachel Hanson, Nutritional Health Coach. Breaking the Bread Habit.

Are you stuck in your lunch-time rut? Learn how to break the bread habit with a delicious†Paleo lettuce wrap instead. This cooking demonstration will teach you how easy it is to turn your lunchtime staple sandwich into a healthy†Paleo dish.

Future meetings:

Saturday April 25, 2015, Portland GIG Food Fair.   Double Tree Lloyd Center, more details at Portland GIG Blog

Saturday May 2nd, 9:30-11am, McMinnville
Speaker: Nancy Ludwig, Integrative Dietitian
Topic: Looking Beyond Gluten Free - Is it enough? What next?

"Was going gluten free a big improvement, but not the whole solution? Do you suspect other foods may be contributing to health problems for you or others in your family? Nancy Ludwig is a registered dietitian, well versed in food sensitivities. She looks beyond gluten to additional foods that may trigger symptoms. Learn about elimination diets, food allergies and sensitivities to find an approach that works for you. Bring questions."

For more information about this group or Celiac contact:
Becky Crooke, Branch Manager 503.949.3779
Debi Olson (Salem) Cell: 503.884.3402
Karen Tresser (Albany, Corvallis area) 541.791.1464

G-F Friendly Restaurants in Albany

G-F Friendly Restaurants in Corvallis

G-F Friendly Restaurants in Salem

Celiac Related Links
Salem Area Fast Food

Please remember to always check with your server or the restaurant manager to ensure the meal is gluten-free. Menus and policies can change at any time!

Salem R.O.C.K. or Raising Our Celiac Kids is a local chapter of the national support group founded by Dana Korn. (The ROCK Group)

Children and their families meet every other month, usually on the second Sunday of the month from 2-4 p.m. The group is free and open to all children and their friends and families who are living a gluten-free lifestyle.
For more information please contact Kristen Klay, the Salem chapter leader.
Telephone: (503) 581-3884 or email: kristenklay@yahoo.com


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