Gwyneth Paltrow’s Fast Weight Loss Was Described As ‘Extremely Damaging’
When people talk about being healthy nowadays, it is no longer because they are looking after their overall well-being, it is now more of looking good in the eyes of the society. Being skinny is being beautiful, this is unfortunately what society is promoting in this generation. Which is why celebrities are pushed to stay or become as skinny as possible and with that, people are trying so hard to look like them. It is now more of a mental health thing than a physical one. Being skinny definitely does not mean that you are healthy, there are so many people in this world who are trying so hard to be skinny that they are actually sacrificing their own health.
One of the ways to do this is by following an extreme weight loss diet that is often promoted by celebrities just like Gwyneth Paltrow. There are celebrities chefs who admit that there are indeed some who stars who basically eat nothing just to stay skinny, which is definitely too far from being healthy, and Paltrow is one of them. The Hollywood actress has been very controversial when it comes to promoting extremely unhealthy diets for years now, but this time around, nutritionists believed that it is indeed extremely dangerous.
GOOP’S BIZARRE HEALTH ADVICE
Goop is actually Gwyneth Paltrow’s official health and wellness website, and when you come across the articles on it, you would think that everything on it is reliable since a celebrity like Paltrow wouldn’t exactly try and ruin her name and she would seek for the help of health professionals such as Tracy Anderson, who is a personal trainer for big celebrities. However, there is one particular article on the website that caught the attention of one of the nutritionists from Harley Street, Rhiannon Lambert. The nutritionist believes that the answers Anderson actually talked about when it comes to losing weight really fast, could be harmful to anyone’s healthy, not just physically but also mentally.
Apparently, almost every dietitian and nutritionist wouldn’t exactly recommend fast weight loss, this is because the body wouldn’t be able to function the way it should be. Fast weight loss is technically not healthy and balanced, especially when Anderson said that anyone could definitely start working out every single day as well as cutting out gluten completely out of your diet will definitely help you achieve your ideal weight. It may sound pretty harmless right? Then again, the nutritionist said that if the body jumps right into working out and continues to do it every sing day, it is not going to end well since the body wouldn’t be able to recover and get some rest.
GLUTEN-FREE IS NOT ALWAYS HEALTHY
The celebrity trainer also suggested that a gluten-free diet as well as consuming low-carbs would help anyone achieve a slim figure right away, which was wrong according to the Harley Street nutritionist. In fact, Lambert herself stated that there are a number of researches from all over the world that proved that no matter what type of diet a person tries, whether it is a low carb or low fat, these diets will only work if the energy that it has provided will actually be used by the person. Meaning, a person who eats gluten-free or low carb diet every single day, and sits and lay down more than they actually move, wouldn’t exactly help them lose weight. Even if a person works out every single day, if they try to be on a low carb diet, it would affect the mental health in a really bad way because the body will produce less and less serotonin. Serotonin is actually known to be a happy hormone which the body definitely needs and these hormones require enough amount of carbohydrates.
More and more celebrities nowadays are promoting gluten-free diet, then again since it is not as natural, products that are claimed to be gluten-free would only add other ingredients would try to make up for the nutrients of the protein gluten, which is no longer healthy. Lambert believes that people who consume too many gluten-free products might end up having micronutrients deficiency.
EXTREME DIETING = EXTREME DANGER
Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop website basically promotes extreme dieting, but of course, it may sound so nice to think of yourself being so skinny but if you do it the wrong way, it could be extremely dangerous. Experts believe that extreme fast dieting is one of the most dangerous ways to do it, just like fasting and starving at all, then there is also the detoxing wherein people would only consume certain teas or juices without eating anything else.
Detoxing is actually great for a short period of time, most dietitians recommend detoxing for a maximum of 2 weeks, but more than that could be pretty dangerous.
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