CHARLOTTE NC GLUTEN & ALLERGEN FREE WELLNESS EVENT 2014

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


March 29, 2014

10 am - 4 pm

Harris Conference Center
3216 CPCC Harris Campus Dr.
Charlotte, NC 28208

SIMPLY GLUTEN FREE Featured Speaker 



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


Anne Roland Lee, EdD, RD, LD
Director of Nutritional Services
1050 Wall Street West
Lyndhurst, NJ 07071

Anne Lee is the Director of Nutritional Services for Schar USA. Previously she was the nutritionist at the Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University where she was involved in patient care, and research. Her research has resulted in published articles on the effect of a gluten-free diet on the quality of life, the nutritional adequacy of the gluten-free diet, the economic impact of a gluten free diet, and on the cross contamination of inherently gluten free grains. She has authored chapters on celiac disease in nutrition textbooks as well as co-authored a chapter in a gastroenterology text. Anne has developed numerous educational materials on the gluten free diet for patients and both clinical and food service professionals. Anne has been an ADA member for many years and has reviewed the chapters on celiac disease for the ADA on-line nutrition care manual. She is also a member of the ADA Gluten Intolerance Work Group who developed the Gluten Intolerance tool kit.

She completed her Doctorate in Nutrition Education this Fall from Teachers College of Columbia University. Her dissertation topic is the impact of social support networks on quality of life in individuals with celiac disease



"Gluten-Free Vitality Diet"
 Gluten Practitioner, Natural Gourmet Chef & Healthy Lifestyle Coach
Just because you're Eating Gluten-Free,Doesn't mean you're Eating Healthy!
Eating the Right Balance of high quality foods creates more
Energy, Mental clarity, Fat loss, Hormonal balance and Optimal health!



Dr. Wangen is the co-founder and Medical Director of the IBS Treatment Center, and the author of two popular books, “The Irritable Bowel Syndrome Solution” and the award winning “Healthier Without Wheat: A New Understanding of Wheat Allergies, Celiac Disease, and Non-Celiac Gluten Intolerance.”

Dr. Wangen understands exactly what many of his patients are experiencing. He not only cured his own IBS, but is also gluten intolerant and has a dairy allergy. He has not eaten gluten since 1995, nor dairy since 2000. He truly practices what he preaches.

Dr. Stephen Wangen is a licensed and board certified physician with a doctoral degree in naturopathic medicine from the internationally renowned Bastyr University in Seattle, WA, where he also is a faculty member. 


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.




Pam Jordan

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. Her blog, I'm A Celiac, provides simple Gluten Free recipes with common ingredients, product reviews, restaurant reviews, and giveaways. Pam also authored a cookbook, Family Approved Gluten Free Recipes. Every week she will post a weekly menu to help you feed your family safe meals. 




Beth Mincher - Owner of Elemental Wellness and Beth Mincher Health Coaching
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, lifestyle, prevention and the use of natural therapies.

A few years ago through a diagnosis of migraines and tension headaches related to dietary intolerance, Beth realized the need to pay closer attention to food choices which also sparked a renewed interest in studying nutrition and fitness. She is passionate about sharing her personal experiences, studies and knowledge with others, to help them grow as well and create their own path to personal vitality. Beth specializes in gluten free living, food allergies/intolerances and digestive health.



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Please contact our Event Coordinator,
Nikki Everett, for more information on being a Vendor/Sponsor or Attendee
gfafwellnessevent@gmail.com
or 704-804-4090



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