RDBA WEBINAR: Help Consumers Living with Food Intolerance Navigate the Grocery Store
Food intolerance is much more common than food allergy, impacting about 20% of people globally, and during this webinar Kate Scarlata, MPH, RDN, LDN will deconstruct the confusion over the difference between food allergy and food intolerance. A primer on different types of food intolerances will be reviewed from lactose, FODMAP, sucrose, A1 beta-casein to histamine intolerance. Scarlata will also share ideas for retail dietitians working with shoppers with food intolerance, including insight on the low FODMAP diet. She will discuss ways to showcase the emerging products in the marketplace, such as a2 Milk® and low FODMAP certified foods.
Kate Scarlata, MPH, RDN, LDN is a registered, licensed dietitian with a nutrition consultation business in Medway, Massachusetts. She has 30 years’ experience providing nutrition consultation to patients with irritable bowel syndrome, celiac disease and inflammatory bowel disease. Ms. Scarlata is considered a global expert in the low FODMAP diet and food intolerance. She is an invited speaker to numerous conferences in the US and abroad. Kate is a New York Times Best Selling author for her co-authored book, 21 Day Tummy Diet, author of The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Eating Well with IBS and co-author of The low FODMAP Diet Step by Step. Ms. Scarlata earned her B.S. in Nutrition from Simmons College in Boston, Massachusetts and her MPH at the University of Massachusetts. She was awarded the Outstanding Dietitian of the Year by the Massachusetts Dietetic Association and voted Boston’s Best Dietitian award by Boston Magazine.