Gluten-Free Ancient Grains - RD184

Gluten-Free Ancient Grains

by Amy Keller, MS, RD, LD
(4.7 / 54 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Dietetics/Nutrition (1.00 CPEU)

Price: $20.00
CE-PRO Price: $10.00


The gluten-free diet is a necessity for those with celiac disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivity. It is also a lifestyle choice for many people. Those on gluten-free diets typically do not consume enough servings of grain products, leaving them at risk for dietary deficiencies and contributing to a lack of variety in the gluten-free diet. Ancient gluten-free grains, such as amaranth, buckwheat, millet, sorghum, quinoa, and teff, are often omitted from the diet due to unfamiliarity with the grains, confusion on which grains contain gluten, and a lack of knowledge as to how to cook or use the grains. Dietitians should ensure that their clients are familiar with the ancient gluten-free grains and provide education regarding a gluten-free diet and how to shop safely for gluten-free grains to avoid unintentional gluten contamination.


The goal of this gluten-free ancient grains module is to educate dietitians about gluten-free ancient grains and how these grains can help improve the nutritional quality, taste, and variety of a gluten-free diet. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Discuss the nutritional qualities of each gluten-free ancient grain and the potential health benefits of each
  • Discuss how to cook alternative grains and how to incorporate grain flours to enhance gluten-free recipes
  • Explain how clients can avoid unintentional cross-contamination of gluten-free grains by learning what to look for when purchasing these grains

Accreditation Information
The course is intended for nutrition professionals
Relias LLC, is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). Continuing Professional Education Provider Accreditation does not constitute endorsement by CDR of a provider, program or materials. This is a level 1 course with suggested CDR learning codes of 2000, 2010, 4110, 5110  and performance indicators of 4.2.7, 8.1.3, 8.3.6, 8.4.4.  
OnCourse Learning is also accredited by the Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition (provider # FBN 50-1489).

Course Originally Released on: 6/24/2014
Date of Most Recent Review: 4/17/2017
Course Termination/Update Date: 4/17/2020

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. Relias LLC guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.


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Nancy H - Killingworth, CT  ·  Oct 29, 2019
This is a good course especially for those educating those would choose or need to be on gluten free diets. A lot of information in a few short pages
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Maria D - Kent, WA  ·  Aug 03, 2019
Excellent course, great information.
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Maleika F - Lansing, MI  ·  Jul 15, 2019
The informations was incredibly detailed and informed the test taking process well.
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MARTHA P - Sundance, WY  ·  Apr 01, 2019
Great information that is indispensable in today's world.
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Kim D - Okeana, OH  ·  May 17, 2018
Very interesting as with all these courses.
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Price: $20.00
CE-PRO Price: $10.00