Mike and Cam welcome Jessica Lebovits, registered dietician at the Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University, and fellow celiac, to the podcast. Jessica shares her recent research on the impact of celiac disease on dating. There are many eye opening takeaways, including the surprising number of people who intentionally ingest gluten on a date. Jessica also shares some of her reasons for conducting this type of research, insights that she took away from it, and her desire to look even deeper into this subject.
Finding time for self-care is important, and it's especially true when you have a condition like celiac disease or gluten intolerance. Mike and Cam share some of their own self-care tips and talk about some of the stratagies they employ on a daily basis to rejuvenate and recharge!
Mike and Cam are excited to sit down with Orly Gottesman, founder and owner of Modern Bread and Bagel. Orly shares her personal story about her husband's celiac diagnosis, leading her on an international culinary journey of discovery. Orly’s fascination with finding a way to replicate her gluten filled favorites ultimately led her to creating an amazing line of gluten free flours, gluten free breads, donuts, and bagels that are so amazing they are indistinguishable from the gluten filled versions.
During a recent get together, Mike has a sinking feeling that he got glutened. Thanks to the help of his NIMA Partners sensor, that fear is confirmed. He shares some of his takeways from this strange situation and the guys discuss other tools that might be helpful after a suspected contamination. Mike also shares some tooth troubles and his detective work to see if having celiac disease contributed to the problem.
Mike and Cam welcome Meghan Donnelly, registered dietician and Senior Manager of Nutrition Services at ScharUS. Meghan talks about the unique approach that Schar takes by having dieticians in key roles at the company around the world. They also discuss some of the innovative ways that Schar makes their products, including growing their own grains as well as the important work that they are doing to help to reduce food insecurity in the gluten free community.