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Jefferson Adams

Jefferson Adams is a freelance writer living in San Francisco. His poems, essays and photographs have appeared in Antioch Review, Blue Mesa Review, CALIBAN, Hayden's Ferry Review, Huffington Post, the Mississippi Review, and Slate among others.

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By Jefferson Adams
Published on 07/3/2014
 

Gluten-free eaters and people with celiac disease may soon be able to enjoy an entire amusement park dedicated solely to healthy, gluten-free food.


Celiac.com 07/03/2014 - Gluten-free eaters and people with celiac disease may soon be able to enjoy an entire amusement park dedicated solely to healthy, gluten-free food.

Photo: CC--stevageWorld Gardens Café recently announced plans to build ‘Healthy Land’ a celiac-friendly amusement park dedicated to healthy, gluten-free eating and nutritional awareness.

If successfully launched, Healthy Land will the first North American amusement park of its kind.

In addition to vegetable-shaped roller coasters, and cartoon character versions of super foods such as avocados and coconuts, all food and beverages at Healthy Land will be gluten free, and the park experience will offer child-focused educational entertainment about healthy eating.

Slated to open in early summer 2015, Healthy Land will feature 23 attractions on 14 acres in Southern California, near the 57, 60 and 10 freeways.

What do you think? Excited about a totally gluten-free amusement park? Or is it taking the gluten-free idea too far?