Gluten Detective App Unlocks Dining/Shopping Challenges

Gluten Detective App Unlocks Dining/Shopping Challenges

Gluten Detective, a new app from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, helps users to quickly uncover gluten-containing ingredients, find clues to general nutrition and answer frequently asked questions on gluten, food labels, Celiac disease and more.

Available in the iTunes store in June 2012, this app can help gluten-sensitive consumers figure out their choices amidst confusing labels and an array of often expensive products, says Elizabeth Nishiura, manager of production and digital development, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

“Many apps devoted to eating gluten free are simply databases of foods that are labeled ‘gluten free’ by manufacturers,” Nishiura says. “The foods that are

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