Gwyneth Paltrow responds after critics accused her of promoting disordered eating
Gwyneth Paltrow was keen to correct the record on Friday after her controversial response to a question about her “health routine”.
during performance at “The Art of Being Healthy” On a podcast earlier this week, host Will Cole asked the actor and lifestyle mogul, “What does your wellness regime look like right now?”
Paltrow described drinking coffee in the morning, eating soup for lunch and eating “a lot of vegetables” for an early dinner, and practicing intermittent fasting.
“I often have bone broth for lunch,” she said. Cole saidwho is director of the Alternative Medicine Center in Pennsylvania.
Elsewhere in the interview, the host noted that Paltrow was connected to a drip while they talked, which the actor called “a bag of good old vitamins.”
Her comments coming soon made a splash online, and many accuse her of promoting malnutrition. Professional nutritionists have also criticized Paltrow’s stated diet.
“Overall I think it’s just very, very little food, and it’s actually not that great at all,” Registered Dietitian Sammy Haber Brondo said. said BuzzFeed.
On Friday, Paltrow hosted a Q&A session on her Instagram story. Someone anonymously asked her how she felt about the negative reaction to her interview.
“It’s important for everyone to know that I’m doing a podcast with my doctor,” Paltrow said in a video response, referring to Cole. “He’s a man I’ve been working with for over two years now to deal with some chronic illnesses.”
Paltrow added that Cole helps her cope with her symptoms. long COVID-19. She said she feels better when she eats a diet that includes not only “cooked vegetables” but also “all kinds of proteins” and “healthy carbohydrates.”
She further clarified that her previous remarks did not give a complete picture of what she actually consumes.
“I eat a lot more than bone broth and vegetables,” she said. “I eat whole foods. And I also have a lot of days where I eat whatever I want and eat french fries and all that.”
She also emphasized that she was not meant to have listeners model their diet from what she described.
“This should not be advice to anyone else,” she said.
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