As someone who is known for doing detox diets a few times a year, Gwyneth Paltrow is in cleansing mode yet again. She's previously completed the Master Cleanse and other liquid-detox diets and described the three-week detox she's finishing in her most recent GOOP newsletter.
While Gwyneth writes, "This program allowed me to work and exercise regularly, something I cannot do if I am on a liquid-only detox," two of her three daily meals in this diet were liquid-only. See what her cleanse contained this time around when you
Gwyneth followed The Cleanse Program, designed by cardiologist and detoxification specialist Dr. Alejandro Junger. According to the doctor, "the detox eases digestion by providing two liquid meals a day and a solid one in between, eliminating allergenic and mucus-forming food." Dr. Junger recommends eating organic foods while avoiding processed ones and "making time for detox-enhancing habits like sauna and massage."
I'm all for fueling your body with natural food instead of processed stuff, but you'll never see me adopting a diet that allows only one solid meal a day — even if it did "work wonders" for Gwyneth. My body and brain need more fuel to provide enough energy required for my active lifestyle.