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  • The Truth about Gluten Free Oats - The Gluten Free Voice with Jules

    in Food

    For years, oats were considered unsafe for those with celiac disease and gluten sensitivity. Over time, we learned that oats in fact do not contain gluten, but they are so heavily contaminated during growth, cultivation, processing and packaging, that they almost always contain too much gluten to be considered gluten free under the FDA's new less than 20 parts per million of gluten standard. 


    Thankfully, some growers embraced the idea of a "purity protocol" whereby they would only grow oats on certain fields and they would harvest, process and package these oats apart from any gluten containing grain like wheat, barley and rye. These dedicated gluten free oats have offered a safe, high fiber, nutrient dense food to add into the gluten free diet.  


    Recently, some mainstream food manufacturers in the US have begun to offer oat-based products to GF consumers, sold as "mechanically separated" oats, not using the purity protocol. These products are said to test to less than 20ppm gluten and are being labeled as gluten free. Find out what this process entails, the current results of testing these products and the various opinions on its safety during this special episode on oats. Tune in to learn the difference between oats to decide what's safe for your diet and for your family.


    Special guest: Seaton Smith of GF Harvest and Gluten Free Oats.

  • 00:30

    A Safe & Happy Gluten Free Halloween - The Gluten Free Voice with Jules

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    Gluten-free expert, author, coach and advocate Jules Shepard hosts a weekly show offering news, interviews with intriguing guests, gluten-free baking tips and otherwise lively conversation.


    Just in time for Halloween, Jules again hosts guest Alison St. Sure of SureFoodsLiving.com to discuss her annual compilation of gluten-free and allergen-friendly candies. Jules and Alison will cover the tricky sources of gluten in your child's jack-o-lantern as well as non-candy options to consider as treats. 


    Get your pen and paper ready for this information-packed episode on everything you'll need to know to ensure all treats and no tricks this Halloween!


     

  • 00:30

    Coors' Launches New Gluten Free Beer - the Gluten Free Voice with Jules

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    Gluten-free expert, author, coach and advocate Jules Shepard hosts the Gluten Free Voice Radio show offering GF news, interviews with intriguing guests, gluten-free baking tips and otherwise lively conversation.


    Gluten free is more than a lifestyle choice - it's a lifestyle necessity for so many of us. Transitioning well to living gluten free is in large part dependent on finding suitable replacements for the gluten-filled food and drink you enjoyed before -- whether they be everyday staples or occasional indulgences. Beer is one of the things folks lament foregoing the most (along with pizza and a great sandwich bread). As an author, baker and manufacturer of gluten-free flour and baking mixes, I can solve the problem of finding a great gluten-free pizza and sandwich bread, but making a great gluten-free beer I know nothing about! So my special guest is here to talk about how and why MillerCoors has introduced Coors Peak, a beer made for those of us who love beer but who cannot tolerate what traditional beers are made of.


    Ryan Marek is a senior marketing manager of branded innovation at MillerCoors. He will join me to discuss how Coors Peak came to be, why MillerCoors decided to stick to using gluten-free grains in the production of this beer (rather than using controversial "de-glutenizing" enzymes in barley beers), and what the marketing strategy ahead will be for this newest offering.


    Tune in to learn more about gluten in beer, how to make a beer without it, and what choices lie ahead for gluten-free beer loving consumers.

  • 00:30

    Gluten- & Allergen-Free Options at College: the Gluten-Free Voice with Jules

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    Gluten free expert, author, coach and advocate Jules Shepard hosts the Gluten Free Voice Radio show offering GF news, interviews with intriguing guests, gluten free baking tips and otherwise lively conversation.


    Going off to college is an exciting, but daunting experience for anyone. Going off to college when you're living gluten free or have other food allergies can be downright scary. Jules' guest this episode is Beth Winthrop, National Wellness Director for Campus Services of Sodexo. Sodexo Campus Services has over 850 Campus education partnerships in the U.S., and maintains close to 100 million square feet of space, serving 1 million meals a day to more than 5 million college students. For Sodexo, Beth developed the "My Zone" personal pantry, and Sodexo's Simple Servings -- the allergen-safe resident dining option which won Food Management's 2013 Best Wellness Concept.


    Beth will explain how Sodexo is serving the needs of celiac, gluten sensitive and food allergy students on campus, and walk through the training their staff and chefs have received to assist students with dietary restrictions. She will also offer tips for choosing the right college or university to meet your health requirements.


    For additional information on this topic, see:


    FARE resources for College Students


    http://www.foodallergy.org/resources/college-students


    Gluten Free College Student Toolkit


    http://www.celiaccentral.org/college/toolkit/


     


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  • 00:31

    Gluten-Free Travel on The Gluten Free Voice with Jules Shepard

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    Gluten-free expert, author, coach and advocate Jules Shepard hosts a weekly show offering news, interviews with intriguing guests, gluten-free baking tips and otherwise lively conversation.


    This week, Jules' guest is Karen Broussard, publisher of the Gluten Free Travel Blog ( http://glutenfreetravelblog.typepad.com), where she keeps the gluten free community informed about new restaurants offering GF Menus, gluten free friendly travel destinations, helpful tips for traveling gluten free, product reviews, and more. In advance of the summer travel season, Jules and Karen will discuss the best ways to vacation safely, affordably and tastily, gluten free.


    More on Karen Broussard:      


    Karen launched GlutenFreeTravelSite ( http://glutenfreetravelsite.com ) in 2008 to give the gluten free community a place to share their feedback on gluten free dining and travel within the framework of a database that was organized and searchable by location. Users can search and submit REVIEWS of "gluten free friendly" restaurants (and bakeries, markets, hotels/resorts, and cruises) anywhere around the world. GlutenFreeTravelSite has other resources, including a section dedicated to gluten free reviews of College Dining Services, a page detailing gluten free policies of major Cruise Lines and cruise reviews, and a list of Camps accommodating kids following gluten free diets. Karen launched the Dine Gluten Free mobile app in early 2013 ( http://glutenfreetravelsite.com/mobileresources.php ). The app is free for both iPhone and Android.

  • 00:31

    GIG Celebrates its 40th Anniversary - The Gluten Free Voice with Jules

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    Gluten-free expert, author, coach and advocate Jules Shepard hosts a weekly show offering news, interviews with intriguing guests, gluten-free baking tips and otherwise lively conversation.


    Back on air after the summer sabbatical, Jules welcomes onto the show again Cynthia Kupper, RN, Executive Director at Gluten Intolerance Group of North America (GIG). Cynthia will be joined by GIG's Director of Social Programs, Sara Vollmer, who will speak about the celebration on November 9th that is planned to honor the organization's 40-year legacy.


    GIG’s Mission is to support persons wih gluten intolerances, celiac disease, dermatitis herpetiformis, and other gluten sensitivities, through consumer and industry services and programs that positively promote healthy lives. Among GIG's programs is their Gluten-Free Certification Organization (GFCO), which certifies products around the world as less than 10 parts per million gluten.


    The show will focus on the history of the GIG organization, the climate in which gluten and celiac disease were viewed when it was formed 40 years ago, and how things have changed in the world of gluten free since then.


    For more information on GIG's 40th anniversary party, go to gluten.net.


     

  • 00:31

    Gluten-Free Nutrition with Rachel Begun, RD on The Gluten Free Voice with Jules

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    Gluten-free expert, author, coach and advocate Jules Shepard hosts a weekly show offering news, interviews with intriguing guests, gluten-free baking tips and otherwise lively conversation.


    Rachel Begun joins Jules again, in honor of Celiac Awareness Month. Rachel is a registered dietitian nutritionist living with celiac disease and is a national spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, a Scientific/Medical Advisory Board Member for the NFCA and a visiting instructor at the Institute of Culinary Education in New York. She is regularly interviewed on the GF diet by major news media, including ABC News, Fox News, USA Today, The Huffington Post, U.S. News & World Report and O The Oprah Magazine.


    Jules and Rachel will discuss the pervasive perception that gluten-free is a "fad" for all but those diagnosed with celiac disease. They will also define the diagnosis of Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity and how that diagnosis is given, and may be determined differently in the very near future.


    Post questions to Jules Gluten Free Flour on Facebook or @JulesGlutenFree on Twitter

  • 02:01

    Gluten Free Vegetarian Eating

    in History

    Susan O' Brien, author of The Gluten-Free Vegetarian Family Cookbook, will talk about her book and offer recipes for you and your family.

  • 00:49

    HEALTH MEDIA NOW-KATHY STRAHAN-HEALTHY EATING GLUTEN FREE!

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    Please join us this Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. PST and 7:00 p.m. EST with host Denise Messenger.  Our special guest is Kathy Strahan.  She is the author of the book, "1The 14 Day Gluten Free Guide: Fast track your Body to Lose Weight, Beat Disease and Look Amazing".  We will find out about how something you're eating every single day is slowly killing you. Of course, you don't fall over dead on the spot. Instead, the destruction of your health is gradual. This is why most people, just like you, don’t realize the true cause of their health complaints. For many, this one common food substance is both the trigger and the only dietary change needed to avoid many "age-related illnesses". You asked for it and we deliver!

  • 00:32

    NASCAR driver & Celiac Parker Kligerman on The Gluten Free Voice with Jules

    in Food

    Twenty-four-year-old Westport, Connecticut native Parker Kligerman comes from humble beginnings at the local kart tracks of Connecticut, but Kligerman has achieved remarkable results, and has become one of racing’s most promising young talents.


    Kligerman's talent helped him climb the NASCAR ladder, running both the Camping World Truck Series and Nationwide Series, leading him to earn a spot in the top tier, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.


    The Gluten Free Car


    When Parker was diagnosed with Celiac Disease in 2010, his life changed for the better. Until that point, he was living in a fog and constantly feeling sick. A fellow racecar driver recommended that he get tested for Celiac, which ultimately allowed Parker to get back to his energetic and healthy lifestyle. Now, Parker has made it his mission to spread the word about Celiac Disease and to show people that a gluten-free lifestyle can include delicious food choices and a variety of options at their favorite restaurants.


    The mission of his Gluten-Free campaign:


    * Spread awareness about Celiac Disease and how to get tested.


    * Promote options for Celiacs and those who are living a gluten-free lifestyle.


    Join Jules and Parker as they discuss overcoming celiac disease and spreading awareness of the benefits of a gluten free lifestyle, on and off the track.

  • 00:16

    Football Party Food -- The Gluten Free Voice with Jules

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    Gluten-free expert, author, coach and advocate Jules Shepard (gfJules) hosts a weekly show offering news, interviews with intriguing guests, gluten-free baking tips and otherwise lively conversation.


    The SuperBowl is right around the corner -- so what kind of football watching party food will you be serving? There's no reason it can't all be gluten free, and other dietary restrictions can be easy to work around, as well. Tune in to hear all sorts of yummy ideas to make your party tasty, fun and safe!