Melissa is 13 years old and has celiac disease.
13-year-old Melissa likes to dance, but we think she's a great gluten-free cheerleader, too!
How long have you been gluten-free?
What symptoms did you have?
I had stomachaches, no energy, hair loss and I lost a lot of weight.
How do you feel now?
A lot better!!
What's the hardest part about being gluten-free?
Wanting food you know you can't have and seeing other people eat that food.
What's the best part about being gluten-free?
What's your favorite thing to do?