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    Gluten-free Celebrity News with Gwyneth Paltrow and Taylor Swift


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    Celiac.com 07/23/2015 - Gwyneth Paltrow and Taylor Swift anchor this week's gluten-free celebrity news.


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    Photo: Wikimedia Commons: Jana ZillsGwyneth Paltrow is set to launch a new organic gluten-free meal line with her famous trainer, Tracy Anderson. According to People Magazine‎, the new line will be called 3 Green Hearts.

    However, Paltrow's gluten-free foods will not be available in the local grocery stores, but only to visitors at one of her two Hamptons fitness studios. That's right, 3 Green Hearts products will be available in the Hamptons, and only in the Hamptons. So, if you're gluten-free and happen to be on Long Island, by all means, get yourself over to Paltrow's studios for a gluten-free celebrity meal.

    Now, 3 Green Hearts could catch on and grow beyond the Hamptons. Reports by the Daily Mail, that the venture will also include business partner Maria Baum, would indicate that the whole thing might be poised to move beyond the wide lawns of the Hamptons.

    Meanwhile, back in Manhattan, Taylor Swift and her new boyfriend Calvin Harris were spotted munching salad and gluten-free pizza at a small pizza place.

    A source told E! that the pair ordered salad and two gluten-free pizzas. Swift and Harris recently adopted a gluten-free diet.

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    Image Caption: Gluten-free celebrity Taylor Swift. Photo: Wikimedia Commons: Jana Zills
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    Paltrow - not my cup of tea. Nose in the air and head - we need better examples of celebrity concern and involvement.

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    One bad reason to go on a gluten-free diet is if you REALLY have that condition you destroy the evidence that helps diagnose that condition (that you are a celiac--gluten intolerant).

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    One bad reason to go on a gluten-free diet is if you REALLY have that condition you destroy the evidence that helps diagnose that condition (that you are a celiac--gluten intolerant).

    As long as you don't need a certificate from a doctor to help you stay on the diet, this isn't necessarily a problem. On the positive side you also keep a celiac disease diagnosis off the record books, so you won't have to pay higher life and health insurance rates for the rest of your life!

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