Blog Archives for category Health and Beauty

ShiftCon 2018 Beauty Counter

ShiftCon 2018: Best of the Expo

ShiftCon is always one of my favorite conferences of the year. While I am a science-based blogger, I am passionate about fighting for labeling in products, natural bath and beauty products, disclosure in supplements, regenerative agriculture, and green cleaning products, and fragrance free living. All of these things are part of ShiftCon. It’s not just… Continue reading »

Zumba at OptumCare® Community Center

OptumCare Community Center: I Survived “Senior” Zumba

As someone who hasn’t always had mobility, especially mobility that someone my age typically has, I really love any activity program that keeps people mobile. This is especially important as people age – as mobility generally decreases. For someone like me, who already has limited mobility due to my hypermobility syndrome, it’s so important to… Continue reading »

Gluten-Free Valentine's Day Gift Guide 2018

Gluten-Free Valentine’s Day Gift Guide 2018

Visit the Celiac and the Beast Gluten-Free Valentine’s Day Gift Guide 2018!

OptumCare Arizona

OptumCare Arizona: A Peek Into Caring Phoenix Health Care

Having a life-long autoimmune disease, I am very familiar with doctors. And clinics. And hospitals. And doctors. And health insurance. And working with PAs and MAs and any other abbreviations you can think of. I’ve seen plenty of different doctors, in different health care providers, in different offices, across the state. In fact, I’ve even… Continue reading »

Red Apple Lipstick x Celiac and the Beast

Match Your Red Apple Lipstick to Your Ugly Holiday Sweater

Do you love Ugly Holiday Sweaters (also known as Ugly Christmas Sweaters) and/or just dressing like a crazy person around the holidays? I am definitely one of those. And yet, every year, I get just as many compliments on my makeup as I do on my sweater. Why? Because Red Apple Lipstick lipsticks and lipglosses… Continue reading »

Red Apple Lipstick Holiday Party

#CATBHoliday Red Apple Lipstick Twitter Party Tuesday 11/28

Don’t miss the first Twitter Party in our #CATBHoliday series with Red Apple Lipstick! RSVP using the Rafflecopter Widget BELOW! a Rafflecopter giveaway This party is sponsored by Red Apple Lipstick, a long time supporter of Celiac and the Beast.

Gluten-Free Gift Guide 2017

Celiac and the Beast Holiday Gluten-Free Gift Guide 2017

My Holiday Gluten-Free Gift Guide 2017 is NOW LIVE! This is my most popular item ALL YEAR LONG because it’s filled with amazing gluten-free gifts that every celiac wants – like certified gluten-free pies, household gadgets we can’t live without, and everything we want on our Christmas list to Santa! Take a look and share!… Continue reading »

Black Friday Gluten-Free Deals with Celiac and the Beast

Gluten Free Black Friday Deals 2017

Interested in Gluten Free Black Friday Deals? I’ve got some good ones! DISCLAIMER: AFFILIATE LINKS BELOW 100% PURE ALLERGY SUPERHEROES  Black Friday is now TEAL Friday with Allergy Superheroes! Choose your deal! Use the code: TEALFRI20 gets you 20% off everything in the store! Use the code: TEALFRISHIP gets free shipping on orders over $20. Use… Continue reading »

Gluten Detective Stool Test

Did I Eat Gluten? Gluten Detective At Home Gluten Detection Test

As you might know, I’ve been teasing something awesome coming out for the gluten-free community. The embargo is lifted, the product is launched, and I’m ready to introduce you to my partner, Gluten Detective.I had a chance to try Gluten Detective months ago, before they changed their name (that’s why my images from the big… Continue reading »

Does a positive celiac gene test mean I have celiac disease- What do the 23andMe.com celiac gene test results mean-

What If My Celiac Gene Test Is Positive?

With the addition of the celiac gene test added to 23andMe.com health report, I have a feeling that everyone will be talking a lot more about the celiac gene test. You can find the celiac gene test under the “Genetic Health Risk Reports” section of your reports section of 23andMe. I purchased 23andMe because I was… Continue reading »