Nutritionist talk: Gluten-free diet

Ridgefield Visiting Nurse Association nutritionist Meg Whitbeck is planning a presentation on gluten-free diets and the health benefits they may offer. The talk is designed to explain the value of a gluten-free diet and distinguish facts from myths. Samples and snacks will be provided.

The free presentation will take place on Tuesday, Jan. 17, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the RVNA Center for Exceptional Care, 27 Governor Street. To reserve a spot, call 203-438-5555.

Whitbeck teaches nutrition classes and seminars on a variety of topics, such as healthy family meals, weight management, and management of chronic diseases.