The unbearable wrongness of Gwyneth Paltrow. On her website Goop, actress-turned-lifestyle maven Gwyneth Paltrow dispenses alternative health advice for the upper-class Los Angeleno set with the certain something that could only come from someone who is just another woman trying to manage multiple homes. In Goopland, this includes advice on how to diagnose a parasite you probably have and that is destroying you , how to best shove a fancy rock into your vagina — sorry, your yoni — to improve your sex life and, as always, how to detox.
Please do not buy into her bullshit.
Carrot juice that cures cancer, deadly sweeteners in a can of Coke, and a girl who claims the key to beating arthritis is a steak-only diet. Fake news, all of it. Yet in the largely unregulated world of social media, such extraordinary claims about diet are rife, and are regularly shared — and believed — by millions of internet-users. Today, we shine a light on misinformation surrounding food. The urgency is clear: in a recent survey, US dieticians said Facebook was the main source of confusion on nutrition for patients seeking a quick fix for their dietary dilemmas. Gwyneth Paltrow advises followers of her diet to buy expensive cookware available from her website in order to cleanse their bodies. You get vegans, then raw food vegans and eventually people who are just eating cucumber. So just what are some of the worst fake food news offenders? Here, we examine a few of the most dangerous nutrition myths currently circulating online. Fake food news: Meat-only diet cures arthritis.
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Things got weird. I t was a Tuesday afternoon in early summer when I realized that I was the person in the office who stank. An aroma was emanating from deep within my body. Had I forgotten deodorant? Had I plucked my dress out of the wrong bedroom pile? That morning, I had torn open a plastic pouch and swallowed two giant ivory pills, two giant green pills, one mottled-gray gelcap, and an enormous capsule of golden fish oil. From there, I opened a new browser tab to find out what I had done to myself. It promised to defeat fatigue and promote productivity and maybe make an arch little joke about testicles. Its ingredients include dozens of substances, but the star of the show is a cannonball of B vitamins, including 4, percent of the recommended daily dose of niacin and 3, percent of the recommended B A Google search confirmed my fears: As B-complex supplements break down, they create choline, which can turn bodily fluids into the vat of stink in which I was marinating.
By Carly Stern For Dailymail. Social media users, health experts, and doctors are slamming Gwyneth Paltrow's new Netflix show as 'horrifying,' 'potentially harmful,' and 'dangerous health misinformation,' calling out the actress for continuing to push pseudoscience to a wider audience. But since the trailer was released online yesterday, countless social media users — a few medical experts like OBGYN Dr. Jen Gunter among them — have weighed in to admonish Gwyneth and warn others to stay away. The trailer is broken down into sections: energy healing, psychedelics, cold therapy, psychic mediums, and orgasm — all topics that have been explored by the lifestyle guru and her team. But since Goop took off, Gwyneth has been called out by scientists and medical professionals, who have accused her of pushing unproven and even dangerous practices.