Health

Old Spice Actor Reveals Gluten-free Diet Secret on Tonight Show with Jay Leno

- Isaiah Mustafa, the actor build best known for his impressive build, good humor and over-the-top bravado in the Emmy-nominated Old Spice commercials, recently revealed the diet he follows to achieve his chiseled physique on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno. According to Mustafa, celebrity trainer Tony Horton has him on a diet that contains no alcohol, caffeine, processed sugar, animal products or gluten. ...

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Omni Hotels Introduce Gluten-free Breakfast Buffets Companywide

Then check out Omni Hotels because they have introduced a gluten-free breakfast buffet station companywide.  The station will include gluten-free cereals, granola and a variety of breads and muffins.  The gluten-free items will be on a separate table with a dedicated toaster to avoid cross-contamination. Are you on the gluten-free diet and looking for hotel accommodations?   This Examiner always travels ...

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Overcoming Gluten Free Social Isolation Part II: Attending a Wedding

You receive an invitation in the mail to a good friend’s wedding.  This is something you have been looking forward to for awhile, but now that you have been diagnosed with Celiac disease, you notice that accompanying your excitement is some unwelcomed anxiety about being able to eat at the wedding.  You already know the cake is a no-go, as ...

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Overcoming Gluten Free Social Isolation: Part I Communication

The phone rings…it’s my friend calling to see if I would like to come over to dinner.  Little does she know that I have just been diagnosed with Celiac disease and I’m now nervous about eating at other people’s homes…  I’m still learning what to eat and how to read labels.  I feel my heart beat increase, and my palms ...

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Panera Bread – Gluten Free Options

I love Panera Bread and that we have one not too far from us! Even if we forget that it is there half the time, it is nice when we remember it.  Bryan loves their bread and their creamy tomato soup and I truly miss their bread but love their salads and their creamy tomato soup also.  We went to ...

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Panera Bread – Summer 2012 Updated Information

After doing some behind-the-scenes work on my blog last week, I noticed that many people find my blog by searching for gluten-free Panera Bread information.  Panera Bread has offered gluten-free choices for years, but they have never had any gluten-free baked goods on the menu.  I emailed them last week to get the current list of their menu items that are free ...

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Philly: A Gluten-Free Friendly Town

Philly is one of the most gluten-free friendly cities in the country. So much so, it’s been called “the first gluten-free neighborhood in the U.S.” It takes a lot of components to come together to make a great GF city. It helps if your state is no stranger to the gluten-free way of life. Earlier this year, Gluten Free Travel Site named Pennsylvania the “World’s Most Celiac-Friendly ...

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Porta Via Italian Kitchen: Best Gluten-Free Pizza??

I can’t believe that it has taken me this long to try Porta Via Italian Kitchen since hearing for the past year that they have amazing gluten-free pizza. But I’ve been leaning towards a high raw/vegan diet, so I’ve been less attracted to restaurants claiming to have the next best gf crust.  Yawn… Having guests in town gave us the perfect opportunity ...

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