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Celebrity: The Scoop - November 2015

Pinball Clemons Tackles Pneumonia, Mary Jo Eustace Says Goodbye To Gluten & More Celebrity News!

Michael "Pinball" Clemons Tackles Pneumococcal Pneumonia

World Pneumonia Day on November 12 saw retired Canadian Football League player Michael “Pinball” Clemons partnering with the Ontario Lung Association to raise awareness of the importance of avoiding pneumococcal pneumonia. Pinball knows the devastating impact of the illness first-hand, as his grandmother passed away from the disease when his mother was only five. He appeared in the great video above to help increase awareness of how to stay pneumonia-free.

Gluten Got You Down?

For many of us, the idea of cutting out gluten is the end of eating a great-tasting meal. The secret, though, is that gluten-free doesn’t have to mean flavour-free. Television’s Mary Jo Eustace has just released her new cookbook, Scared Wheatless: Delicious Gluten-Free Recipes that Won’t Make You Lose Your Mind, to make sure your gluten-free meals taste fantastic! Watch Mary Jo chatting to CityLine’s Tracy Moore (above) about easy, gluten-free cooking.

What's for Dessert?

Not sure what to whip up for desert tonight? Take a look above at Metro’s “Unexpected Pairings” video series, featuring the Sweet Potato Chronicles dynamic duo, Laura Keogh and Ceri Marsh. In this episode, Laura and Ceri demo how to combine beets and chocolate for a surprisingly yummy treat!

Allan Hawco's Next Frontier

Congratulations to Allan Hawco, who will star alongside Game of Thrones actor Jason Momoa in Frontier, a new series produced by Allan’s production company, Take The Shot. The series will air on Netflix in the USA and on Discovery in Canada in 2016.

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Scott McGillivray, Tracy Moore, Jessi Cruickshank, Adam van Koeverden, Ben Mulroney

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