Bodies that are properly cared for perform better, which explains why most Olympic records are held by reanimated mummies. Go for the pharaoh's gold with today’s Groupon: for $9, you get two tickets to the Healthy Living and Gluten Free Expo at the Salem Conference Center on Saturday, November 26, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (up to a $20 value).
Local and national businesses gather at the Healthy Living and Gluten Free Expo to ease the inconveniences of those living with a dietary limitation such as gluten intolerance. Vegan feminist Carol Adams concocts meat-less delicacies before an audience during a live cooking demonstration from 10:15 a.m. to 11 a.m. From 11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., Amy Begley, who competed in the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, discusses her life as a Nike Oregon Project athlete following her 2006 diagnosis of celiac disease. Other events include a wine tasting, a lecture by Dr. Peter Lind on how to eat healthy, and a presentation on how to repurpose a Hot Pocket as a mattress for a garden gnome.
Healthy Living & Gluten Free Expo
At The Healthy Living & Gluten Free Expo, dozens of gluten-free vendors and wellness consultants share their insights on the benefits of a gluten-free lifestyle—especially for those who suffer from celiac disease, gluten intolerance, and other autoimmune disorders. Visitors can peruse the offerings of businesses or glean knowledge from speakers on diverse wellness topics. Cooking demonstrations are also a big part of the expo, showing crowds how to whip up gourmet gluten-free meals.