Hold the Wheat: 7 Celebs Who Have Gone Gluten-Free

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Jennie Garth
Keeping off the pounds after a baby isn't easy - and Garth has had three! She dropped an impressive 30 pounds last year and proudly sported a fab bikini figure at age 40. ... more 
Photo by: People
Jennie Garth
Keeping off the pounds after a baby isn't easy - and Garth has had three! She dropped an impressive 30 pounds last year and proudly sported a fab bikini figure at age 40. She credits exercise, diet and a gluten-free lifestyle for her success - although she does allow herself a cupcake now and then.
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Mon, Mar 11, 2013 4:02 PM EDT
How do so many celebrity mothers keep the baby weight off and maintain their health in the midst of their hectic work and home demands? Exercise and eating right have a lot to do with it, of course, but for some, the key lies in cutting gluten from their diets. Gluten, a protein found in grains such as wheat, barley, rye, and spelt, can cause uncomfortable digestive problems in gluten-sensitive people, which experts say might be as high as 10 percent of the population. For many, including these well-known mothers, cutting out bread, cookies, and cake offers a great way to drop the pounds. Click through for 7 celebs who have turned to the gluten-free lifestyle for the sake of health and weight, or for their kids' well-being. -By Shana Aborn



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