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Posted on: October 3, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cape May County Hosts The Truth About Gluten and Grains Workshop

FCHS 2018 Workshop Nov 2018 Gluten

Cape May Court House, NJ – Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cape May County Family and Community Health Sciences’ (FCHS) will hold a new workshop, The Truth About Gluten and Grains, on Wednesday, November 28, 2018. The program, part of an on-going wellness series offered by FCHS, will take place from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Rutgers Cooperative Extension, 355 Court House-South Dennis Road, Cape May Court House, New Jersey.

Participants at the Truth About Gluten and Grains workshop will learn what gluten is, if gluten-free equals weight loss, who should give up gluten, what is a whole grain, and why whole grains are good for you.

Marilou Rochford, FCHS Educator said, “ There is a lot of misinformation about gluten-free diets especially as they relate to weight loss. One of the goals of this workshop is to clear the air about the benefits and myths of a gluten-free diet.”

The workshop will include a lite supper. The cost to attend is $15 and advanced registration is required by November 21, 2018. Space is limited, so, please reserve your place early. Please call Marian at (609) 465-5115, ext. 3609 or email for more information or to register for the program.

Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cape May County helps both youth and adults improve their knowledge and skills, enhance their quality of life, and resolve problems in areas of food, nutrition, health and wellness; food safety; agriculture; environmental and natural resource management; and youth development. This is accomplished through the use of science-based knowledge and university research. Rutgers Cooperative Extension is an education organization within the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey and is an equal opportunity program provider and employer.

Rutgers Cooperative Extension’s education programs are offered to all without regard to race, religion, color, age, national origin, gender, sexual orientation or disability.

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