Celiac.com 11/14/2014 - Jennifer Lopez is our latest celebrity to tout the benefits of a gluten-free diet. Lopez began a dairy- and gluten-free vegan diet in April, and says it helped her shed an unwanted 10 extra pounds.

Photo: Wikimedia Commons--Ana VitaJennifer recently began incorporating some fish and chicken back into her diet, but remains dairy-free. Sources close to Lopez say that her current diet emphasizes vegetables, with protein added as needed.

Sources close to Lopez report that, even though she is no longer 100 percent vegan, she still follows a largely vegan diet because “…even if you’re 70-80 percent vegan, it’s so much better having those vegetables, greens, and plant-based stuff.”

Lopez began her initial push after being inspired by the 22-day vegan diet “cleanse” undertaken by Beyonce and Jay-Z in December 2013.

In addition to a healthy, largely vegetarian diet, Lopez maintains her age-defying physique with rigorous workouts. Following a training regimen developed by Tracy Anderson, Lopez is joining the ranks of celebrities like Gwyneth Paltrow, Victoria Beckham, and Kim Kardashian.

The method includes work on muscular structure, in addition about a dozen different exercises that change every 10 days, along with dance aerobics.


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