Episode 013: Dealing with Food Allergies, Sensitivities and Celiac Disease featuring Maren Kravitz


In episode thirteen of the podcast, Jonathan is joined by the co owner of The Training Room in Boston and his boss, Maren Kravitz, to discuss how food and the way we react to it plays a role not only our training goals but also in our everyday life. Maren discusses her own personal journey with celiac disease and some of the topics discussed include:

  • Differentiating between an allergy, a sensitivity and celiac disease
  • Symptoms of sensitivities and celiac disease
  • Seeking medical help to curb food reactions
  • The path and process to becoming reaction free
  • Food restrictions and their implications
  • How to handle eating out
  • Food reactions and your fitness goals
  • Advice for someone currently suffering from a reaction to certain foods


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