Back in February Gwyneth Paltrow’s methods for tackling long Covid were criticised by an NHS medical director. Now she has opened up about eating bread.
The Hollywood star-turned-lifestyle guru revealed she had Covid-19, which left her with “long-tail fatigue and brain fog”.
The 48-year-old has since embarked on a “keto and plant-based” regime, with no sugar and alcohol, and fasts until 11am every day.
Professor Stephen Powis, national medical director for the NHS in England, said that “serious science” should be applied and “influencers” have a responsibility.
“Like the virus, misinformation carries across borders and it mutates and it evolves,” he said.
Writing on her blog on her website Goop, Paltrow said she is embarking on a long-term healing plan.
She wrote: “I had Covid-19 early on, and it left me with some long-tail fatigue and brain fog.
“In January, I had some tests done that showed really high levels of inflammation in my body.”
She said she turned to a “functional medicine practitioner”, adding that “after he saw all my labs, he explained that this was a case where the road to healing was going to be longer than usual”.
Now Gwyneth Paltrow has admitted she was driven to extremes during quarantine, sort of.
Paltrow admitted to drinking as many as two cocktails a night during lockdown (quinoa-based whiskey cocktails, of course); and even sometimes eating bread.
Well this was just too easy and, as ever, social media came alive to comment on her wheat based indiscretion.
When my Gwyneth Paltrow’s Pussy scented candle fell over and started a fire that burned my nephew Tanner & his Cub Scout den to death. https://t.co/ffaPkBxAUU— Rob Delaney (@robdelaney) May 10, 2021
i honestly refuse to believe that Gwyneth Paltrow is a real person https://t.co/ZaudkEBs1u— Luke (@qLxke_) May 10, 2021
That Guardian Gwyneth Paltrow story is super relevant because it highlights the different universes, not worlds, the elite live in.— Shiv Ramdas (@nameshiv) May 10, 2021
In 2020, for 99% of the planet, breaking down =emotional collapse at loss of loved one, livelihood, home.
For Paltrow it meant eating bread.
So Gwyneth Paltrow ate bread during lockdown and that’s the most relatable she’s ever been.— Molly Jong-Fast? (@MollyJongFast) May 10, 2021
Thank Christ the 3 million who fucking died were spared the true trauma of consuming toast https://t.co/0Fc6qByeIF— James Felton (@JimMFelton) May 10, 2021
It's a toss up between when I couldn't breathe, had a fever of > 40°C, and was weeping from the awful headaches; and deciding who went on the last available CPAP machine when I was back at work a week later. https://t.co/MoNh6UdmPU— Dr Philip Lee (@drphiliplee1) May 10, 2021
there are around 400,000 new cases of covid per day in india https://t.co/A87J0q3Vfp— Scaachi (@Scaachi) May 10, 2021
I broke down and read an article about Gwyneth Paltrow pic.twitter.com/wl7DPH7pZx— Russ Jones (@RussInCheshire) May 10, 2021
I broke down and ate Gwyneth Paltrow. Quite out of character for me surprising, but also a tad stringy, which was less so. https://t.co/2wnQzGJ9zJ— Jay Rayner (@jayrayner1) May 10, 2021
Hi if you could offer me a little extra support and love right now I just found out Gwyneth Paltrow ate bread.— Bess Kalb (@bessbell) May 11, 2021
stop being a selfish jerks and think about how much the pandemic hurt Gwyneth Paltrow you pieces of shit pic.twitter.com/62niH8pNeV— beth, an account (@bourgeoisalien) May 10, 2021
Watching the Republican Party try to violently overthrow American democracy in a white supremacist coup was pretty bad. Oh, I also ate bread.— Dennis Perkins (@DennisPerkins5) May 10, 2021
retweet to scare Gwyneth Paltrow pic.twitter.com/chueDYqSO6— Teo73 (@Teo78) May 10, 2021