TODAY | September 17, 2013
>> like a fitness guy.
>> it comes and goes.
>> i try.
>> do you eat well.
>> no, i try.
>> well, you look good anyway. joy bauer is here.
>> hey joy.
>> our registered dietitian. good to see you.
>> i'm excited to be here with you in the gorgeous new studio.
>> do you like it?
>> i'm going to have you sample things and put you on a treadmill.
>> it's not a classic treadmill.
>> should i get on it.
>> very carefully.
>> start walking. keep your chest up and one at a time let go of your arms. this is a self-powered treadmill. it's a treadmill without any motor what so ever. you power through your whole workout and if you're starting to feel your heart rate go up it's because --
>> you're out of shape.
>> that too but you're engaging your entire body. obviously your leg muscles but your core is strengthening.
>> slow down. slow down.
>> once it gets going is it hard to slow down.
>> the other thing is it's usually quite because it doesn't have a motor unless you fall off. this is popping up in a lot of popular chains nationwide. you'll find it at barry's boot camp and l.a. fitness. also there's a cool sort of elite chain here called punch. i love this. college campuses as well.
>> do you like this better than a typical treadmill.
>> it burns more than 30% of the calories compared to the other but it's tough.
>> yeah it is.
>> it's hard.
>> i love it.
>> i worked out in a suit which is not advisable.
>> let's move on to diet.
>> so, in response to people going gluten free whether it's for personal reasons or medical reasons, the national restaurant chains , at least a lot of them are offering gluten free items on their menu. this is from noodles and company. one of these dishes is gluten free . one is regular. you're going to taste test and see if you're able to figure it out.
>> when something is gluten free is there a big change in the flavor profile in things.
>> flavor profile. good term.
>> chefs are getting better at coming up with delicious gluten free items.
>> the only caveat is some of the kitchen are more diligent at separating the gluten.
>> i am going to say the other one. but i have no idea.
>> it's just a little less yummy.
>> just a little bit.
>> but it's great, right?
>> dominos offers a thin crust gluten free pizza. chick-fil-a unbreaded nuggets and burger and pf changs .
>> these are the vegetarian options.
>> vegetarian diets are picking up momentum like crazy and everybody needs to experiment with more protein-based items for dinner. this is beans. we have a yummy tofu stir fry . i'll tweet out all the recipes.
>> what's going on here.
>> pick up a sample. this is a secret ingredient winding up in a lot of energy bars . and i want you to switch it around in your mouth and savor the flavor and give me your best guess. what do you think is the secret ingredient ?
>> let me give you a hint.
>> there's something spicy in there. cinnamon.
>> here's a hint.
>> is this going to take long.
>> we don't have our hint? okay. are you ready? there's the hint.
>> cricket legs.
>> oh my god. i would have run out of here.
>> you're eating crickets. you're kidding me.
>> they're high in protein and low in carbs.
>> there it is. watch out, man, that thing is going to take off on you.
>> are you crazy?
>> they're gluten-free and these companies