CHARLOTTE NC GLUTEN & ALLERGEN FREE WELLNESS EVENT 2017

Come Enjoy Every Delicious Bite...
 Charlotte Gluten & Allergen Free Wellness Event



MARCH 18, 2017
10 am - 4 pm


Oasis Shriner Auditorium

604 Doug Mayes Place
Charlotte, NC 28262

Admission 

$10 per Adult 
Children under 13 are FREE to enter


FEATURED SPEAKERS

America's Gluten Free Voice
Featured Speaker from SIMPLY GLUTEN FREE Magazine
 "Embracing the Gluten Free Lifestyle" 
Gluten Free TV Chef - Daytime TV - Nationally syndicated (NBC) in 3rd season, 
Founder & Editor in Chief of SIMPLY GLUTEN FREE magazine, 
Cookbook Author, GF Blogger since 2007, food writer published in over 100 newspapers in America




Beth is a Certified Holistic Health Coach, board certified by the American Association of Drugless Practitioners, and received her training through the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. She focuses on helping people achieve optimal wellness through a whole body approach; emphasizing the importance of not only diet, but other factors such as: physical activity, personal relationships, career, emotional wellness, positive lifestyle and mindset and the use of natural therapies.

Beth’s goal is to educate and empower people to make positive lifestyle choices that will lead to more energy, less stress and a stronger, happier body, mind and spirit.



Dr. Akiba Green is widely recognized as a leader in the non-drug treatment of chronic and autoimmune conditions in the Charlotte region.  His clinic, Lake Norman Health and Wellness, is the only health clinic in the Charlotte region that combines Functional Medicine, Brain Based Neurological Therapy or Functional Neurology and Advanced Metabolic Testing for Chronic Conditions under one roof.  Lake Norman Health & Wellness takes the physical medicine of chiropractic care and couples it with the most cutting edge knowledge of functional neurology, clinical nutrition and integrative medicine. 

Dr. Green is board certified in Integrative Medicine, fellowship trained in Integrative Cancer Therapy, board eligible as a Clinical Nutritionist and ensures that his clinics have always been on the cutting edge of the health care industry. Currently, he devotes his practice to treating chronic pain and metabolic disorders.




The Gluten & Grain Free Gourmet supports delicious eating that is gluten, grain, soy, and poultry free. Jen Cuevas experienced her own journey to wellness by eating this way, and desires to share the message that life can still be delicious!
Just a few short years ago, Jen was ill with a multitude of issues (although not typical “Celiac” symptoms), including high cholesterol, pre-diabetes, sudden weight gain [over 60 pounds], Hashimoto’s, and arthritis (read more of her story here). After more than seven frustrating visits with various doctors, she finally learned about her gluten sensitivity and Celiac disease. In becoming well, she found that life without gluten was really great from a health perspective, but affected everything else that had a social factor.

In the time since her diagnosis, Jen has spent a lot of time learning. She was treated by Dr. Glen Aukerman (author: Better Health in 120 days) and attended all of his classes to understand the medical aspect of how various foods affect gluten sensitivity. After further health issues inspired her to do more research, Jen went completely grain and soy free in 2012, and became a certified coach under the direction of Gluten Free Society. She uses her own health journey to coach and inspire others to consider dietary changes as a way to achieve optimum health. In 2013 she established a support group, and found that food availability continued to be the biggest barrier to success. She began developing food products that support a grain-free, soy-free and even dairy-free lifestyle; many items are allergy-friendly and are free of refined sugars. She also offers allergen-free Communion to churches, raising awareness about the effects of gluten exposure.


Pam Jordan was diagnosed with Celiac Disease in January 2011 after struggling for fifteen years with symptoms.  She is a working wife and mom to three young kids.  With two of the three kids living Gluten Free, she shares the tips and tricks to survive school, parties, and holidays with Gluten Free kids. Her blog, ImaCeliac.com provides simple Gluten Free recipes, product reviews, and giveaways.  Pam features their family weekly menu as a way to keep her family organized, on budget, and Gluten Free. 

Pam has written 5 cookbooks and lifestyle guides about living Gluten Free.  Her last two books made Amazon Best Sellers list.  Pam travels the US to speak to groups about living Gluten Free, menu planning, and how to cook simple Gluten Free recipes.


Marie was raised in Queens, New York and developed her cooking skills in her mother/grandmother's kitchens, learning recipes passed down from the generations. But like so many people suffering from food allergies and sensitivities, good taste and family recipes became a challenge. Taking her own health issues seriously, she dedicated her career, as an Integrative Nutrition Health Coach, to helping people live a healthy life, and launched a mission to create deliciously indulgent recipes, free from ingredients like wheat-gluten-dairy-eggs-nuts-soy-corn, yet tasting so delicious, you will be in utter shock! Best of all, because the recipes are so delicious, you will be able to serve them to your families. Imagine, one meal, one great taste! Thus after long hours of substituting, changing and taste testing dishes, “Deliciously For You” was created.

Marie is an Integrative Nutrition Health Coach and graduate of the Institute for Integrative Nutrition in New York City. She holds a certification in Naturopathic Nutrition and Eating Psychology Coaching and is a member of the International Alliance of Holistic Therapists and International Association of NLP Coaching. Marie is currently writing her next cookbook creating “Deliciously For You” Desserts!
 www.marierubbinaccio.com
 Facebook: Health Coach Marie Rubbinaccio
 Instagram @healthcoachmarie 


Tiffany is committed to the Integration of Mental Health, Natural health and Functional Diagnostic Nutrition & Interventions. Tiffany treats Eating Disorders, Food Addiction, Mood Disorders, Adult ADD and Resistant Weight Loss, using Food as Medicine in the Charlotte region. This integrated interest in food as medicine is how she became the Co-Creator of the F4L Diva Protein bar line

Tiffany Brown-Bush MS, LPC, FDN is a NC Licensed Professional Counselor, NC Dietetic Board Approved Nutrition Counselor, Certified Functional Diagnostic Nutritionist,Certified Brain Health Coach, Fitness Trainer, and completing training as a Naturopathic Doctor (Traditional). Currently, she devotes her practice to treating Eating Disorders, Mood Disorders, Digestive health and Weight Loss.

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Stay tuned to our page for announcements on Speakers & Presentations
Please contact our Event Coordinator, Nikki Everett, for more information on being a Vendor/Sponsor or Attendee 
gfafwellnessevent@gmail.com
or 704-804-4090