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Celebrities That Follow Gluten-Free Diet

We are a culture obsessed with celebrities. Between social media platforms and shelves packed with glossy magazines, we’re overwhelmed with images of singers and actors whether we want to be or not. While some Hollywood races are acclaiming ‘gluten-free’ as a fad diet for weight loss and better skin, others actually have celiac disease.

Going gluten-free is very trendy, but some people have no choice. Maintaining a gluten-free diet is not an easy task. You constantly have to check the ingredients of food are a complete nuisance.

Gluten is a group of proteins that are found in grains such as wheat and rye. Removing gluten from the diet can help to improve symptoms tied to celiac disease. It can be tough to cut gluten out entirely, but doing so can have serious health benefits.

Here are a Few Gluten-Free Celebrities You May Not Have Known About

Jessica Alba

In an interview, Jessica told that she was allergic to so many foods-almost everything. And anything with seeds too. So, she switched to a gluten-free diet. Because of her wheat intolerance, she tries to give a gluten-free diet to her kids as well.

Zooey Deschanel 

Zooey suffers from both celiac disease and a soy allergy. She stated that she gets her meals specially made by personal chefs and delivered on set because her health deteriorates if she consumes gluten. In 2019 when she appeared on Top Chef Masters she challenged contestants to cook vegan and gluten-free food to please her.

Jennifer Esposito

Jennifer Esposito isn’t just gluten-sensitive, she also has celiac disease. To combat its symptoms, she began her gluten-free journey. She even opened her bakery back in 2013 which was closed in 2017. She has been very outspoken about celiac disease. She educated many people about the same and made them aware of the truth and how to deal with it.

Ryan Phillippe 

Ryan Phillippe adjusted his diet after his doctors informed him that his body struggle digesting wheat. He revealed in an interview about balancing being gluten-free. Although this isn’t always an easy thing to do, the actor stuck by his word and restructured his diet to make sure he could maintain his bulk.

Elisabeth Hasselbeck 

Elisabeth was self-diagnosed with celiac disease after a decade of suffering and dealing with symptoms and not understanding why she felt so sick. After having no choice but to eliminate gluten and wheat from her diet, Elisabeth was pain-free for the first time and she finally realized that there was a correlation between her gluten consumption and getting sick. 

Drew Brees 

Drew Brees has also been diagnosed with celiac disease. Brees is allergic to gluten, wheat, dairy, eggs, and nuts, and athlete eats primarily vegetables and various proteins. Drew discussed his diet regimen when interviewed by Sports Illustrated, where he stated how going gluten-free had bettered his health.

Lady Gaga 

Lady Gaga switched to a gluten-free diet in 2012 to lose weight for her international tour “Born This Way”. Gaga has never mentioned any sensitivity to gluten. She adopted a strict gluten-free diet to get into the best shape of her life. Her reason for going gluten-free was to have enough energy to complete her high-power concerts. 

Miley Cyrus 

Miley, who is also a vegetarian, tweeted in 2012 that she had a gluten and lactose allergy. Many were concerned about her health as she had lost a significant amount of weight, but Miley attributed this change to going gluten-free.

Katy Perry

Her fans know her love for pizzas that she even dedicated her song “The one that got away” to pizzas she can never have again. In 2014, during her tour, she disclosed that she stopped eating wheat when she developed a wheat allergy.

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