Kent State University in Ohio is claiming to be a trendsetter when it comes to healthier, on-campus dining for students.

FOX's Gurnal Scott reports: 

The university has opened what it says is the first, certified, entirely gluten-free dining hall in America.

Gluten, a protein found in grains like barley, rye and wheat, has been known to cause illness for people whose systems can't tolerate it.

While many colleges do offer gluten-free stations in their dining halls, food service representatives at Kent State say they deem it important for students to be able to dine free of health worries.

The university plans a grand opening tomorrow that will include education displays and samples of the dining hall's menu offerings.

Gurnal Scott, FOX News.

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