Whole Grains Substitutes in the Med Diet

Rolling hills, seashores, and fresh, wholesome food always remind me of the Mediterranean diet. The Mediterranean diet includes a combination of eating patterns traditionally found in several countries surrounding the Mediterranean Sea, including Spain, Italy, and Greece. Significant research supports the Mediterranean diet’s ability to promote cardiovascular health and manage blood glucose. The diet is […]

Celiac Disease in Older Adults

Julia started a new job as the RD at a continuing care retirement community. She noticed that the community’s assisted living and skilled nursing units had a number of physician orders for gluten-free diets. Julia decided to evaluate each of these orders to determine whether they’re based on a diagnosis of celiac disease (CD), and […]