Gwyneth Paltrow’s beloved juice cleanses slammed by her BFF Tracy Anderson

Here are some new photos of Gwyneth Paltrow headed into a party at Mark’s Club in London last night. Do you like her dress? I don’t. There’s too much fug detail all at once, all in one dress. Sheer sleeves AND patterned fabric AND black piping AND a weird gold and leather faux-belt AND a waist ruche AND a skirt slit? It’s too much bad design concentrated in one outfit. Plus, Gwyneth’s styling sucks.

In other Goop news, we’ve discussed this before, but there are new details: Goop’s BFF Tracy Anderson is starting a new food-delivery service for the rich and famous. It’s called “The Food Program by Tracy Anderson” and it sounds just like The Zone Diet which was popular in the late 1990s in Hollywood – The Zone people would deliver specialized diet food to your house for an exorbitant cost. Tracy’s “Food Program” costs $54.95 per day for 14 days ($840 for two weeks worth of diet food), and Tracy credited Gwyneth for coming up with the recipes, saying that Gwyneth was “instrumental in helping create the program… She’s in the kitchen to make things taste insanely amazing and I’m in the kitchen getting weight off of people.” I would be willing to bet that Gwyneth invested heavily in The Food Program too, considering Gwyneth gave the seed money (and then some) for Tracy’s latest gyms and all of Tracy’s programs and such.

Hilariously (to me), when Tracy was promoting The Food Program, she ended up slamming one of Gwyneth’s favorite things in the world: juice fasts/cleanses!

Tracy Anderson hates juice cleanses as they encourage unsustainable “extreme dieting”. The Hollywood fitness guru is responsible for toning and honing some of the finest figures in the entertainment industry. Tracy is known for being business partners and close friends with actress Gwyneth Paltrow, but has controversially disagreed with the Goop founder’s views on juice diets.

Gwyneth has previously advocated the use of the juice cleanses to help shift weight fast, but health and fitness expert Tracy says they are to be avoided at all cost.

“I 100 per cent hate them. I think it’s a really unfortunate trend, and it’s not a sustainable weight-loss program. Plus, once you puree anything, you lose nutritional value by the second. You’re drinking calories: If you’re going to drink that many calories, you might as well eat anyway. It’s extreme dieting,” Tracy ranted to Allure magazine. “Skinny is not the end all for beauty – a lot more goes into being beautiful than [whether you] have extra weight on you.”

Tracy’s clients have included Jennifer Lopez, Courteney Cox and her biggest fan Gwyneth. The trainer explained her latest project, which is an expansion of her fitness empire, including food as well as exercise programmes.

Tracy chatted about her US food-delivery program, which launched earlier this month.

“Nutrition is something I’ve been in for 15 years. When I started the [Tracy Anderson] Method, part of transforming these women was making sure they lose weight as their muscular structure changes. It takes time to get good at fitness, and nutrition is a huge component to wellness. I don’t like people to live on diets,” she explained.

“There’s so much confusion out there – from protein bars to shakes to diets to counting calories. I became frustrated with what’s being sold as diets to help people lose weight. They’re not sustainable and they’re pumped with chemicals – if you leave it to people to calorie-restrict, they’ll be like, ‘Oh, I’ll have my soy latte because it’s this many calories, and then I’ll have this little Weight Watchers cake.’”

[From The Belfast Telegraph]

Damn! Tracy is really going after Gwyneth’s most favorite thing in the world, her beloved juice cleanses. Of course, I seriously doubt Gwyneth really does “cleanses” for the actual cleansing. She just uses juice cleanses as a way to explain her eating disorder and to promote unhealthy eating and dieting habits to her followers. Also – I don’t understand how pureeing food makes it lose nutritional value? I’m not a nutritionist, obviously, but is pureeing food really that terrible?

Here’s your extra-credit assignment. Write a 100-word essay parsing this sentence: “Skinny is not the end all for beauty – a lot more goes into being beautiful than [whether you] have extra weight on you.”

Photos courtesy of WENN.

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  1. poppy says:

    pretty certain this troll advocated eating baby food, which is pureed, to drop weight not too long ago.
    and where is the degree in nutrition, since she’s been working on it for 15 years? where’s a doctor or nutritionist to back up ANY of her claims?
    bulimia does not make you an expert on nutrition, trollcy.

    these pictures are priceless. they capture the goop in her most natural state: nose in the air, stick up her a$$.

    glad you didn’t pay for those ridic pictures of chris martian and paltry that were *NOT* staged @@. that whole arrangement of not being papped together was only to make sure the paps would forever be after them.

    • Tanguerita says:

      +1 on all accounts.

    • Liv says:

      Agree. Tracy’s fitness regime is ridiculous. Plus I’m pretty sure they both have eating disorders.

      • Sumodo1 says:

        Eff all of them. I have a beautiful rump roast of beef marinating in the fridge, and I have no guilt about it. Unless eating BEEF constitutes an eating disorder?

    • LadyJane says:

      True re the paps. I used to think that G was a big embarassment to Chris – that he wanted to be a serious ‘artist’ and live a quiet life devoted to his craft, and it was humiliating to him that he had tied himself to a big famewhore who was pushing herself (and by extension, her entire family) to be a sort of aspirational ‘brand’. I thought Chris distanced himself from the idea of being a ‘product’ of super fame-dom. THEN I remembered this quote of Chris’s, about wanting Coldplay to be “biggest, best band in the fucking world…”. Not exactly a shrinking violet. I would even imagine he is the one pushing G to be the biggest, best star in the whole world. I think they LOVE the fame, the attention and the money. And they understand the culture of celebrity and manipulate it very, very well.

      • Sirsnarksalot says:

        Chris is actually represented by one of the biggest celebrity endorsement agencies out there. Their whole job is to find products and things the ceb can be the face of for hefty compensation. His face even appears in their marketing materials used with clients. I’ve seen them. He’s as much a money grubbing fame hungry fraud as his wife.

      • Sirsnarksalot says:

        Chris is actually represented by one of the biggest celebrity endorsement agencies out there. Their whole job is to find products and things the celeb can be the face of for hefty compensation. His face even appears in their marketing materials used with clients. I’ve seen them. He’s as much a money grubbing fame hungry fraud as his wife.

      • catt says:

        Chris Martin a serious artist? You could have fooled me. He writes that sappiest most inane lyrics ever and those stupid pop songs that after hearing them 1000 times everywhere make you want to off yourself to make it stop. Ugh. I consider musicians like Bowie to be serious artists. Martin is just a commercial pop songwriter who thinks he is on the artistic level of “Picasso’ (as Fishstick once said.)

    • Ag says:

      @Poppy. + eleventy billion on everything you said.

  2. Rubber Ducky says:

    All that cleansing leaves Goopy looking so damned uptight she doesn’t realise she’s dressed in nanna’s curtains.

  3. videli says:

    DAmn, Gwyneth, get some eyebrows. The dress reminds o f some craptastic stuff I used to wear as a kid in mid-90s.

    • spugzbunny says:

      Uh thanks – that is it! That is exactly what is wrong with her face! I am now itching to HD brows her!

  4. silken_floss says:

    OMG she looks super smug in those pics -___-

  5. Beatrice says:

    Not crazy about the dress, but those shoes are fantastic. I want them!

    • TheOriginalKitten says:

      THE SHOES! I need them.

      She is looking even more emaciated than usual in these pics.

      ..and juice cleanses are fine IMO for a few days. It shouldn’t be something you do regularly though.

      • gg says:

        I’m wondering what kind of juice? Fruit juice is totally out as it has a lot of sugar.

        And last time I checked, juicing vegetables did not reduce nutrients; it packs even more nutrients because you’re not eating the fiber. But I agree, living on juice is rather anorexic if you can eat regular food. I tried it during chemo after my sister bought me one of those high-end juicers and couldn’t abide by it at all.

        I think GP’s whole angle is shrinking the stomach so there can never be a tummy “pooch”, hence the babyfood and juicing.

  6. AmandaPanda says:

    i love the faces of all the guys drinking at the only running footman (opposite from mark’s club) who are all like “who is this loser and why is she interrupting our pints”?

    it is a wretched dress, and particularly for mark’s club (which is not a trendy place at all, it’s like an old english home inside). i wonder if she went to annabels after?

  7. Jaded says:

    This woman is pulling info out of her arse. Pureeing fruit means you still retain the pulp which is the good stuff. If you juice something you remove the pulp and are left with flavoured water. Furthermore, pureed fruit or veg does not lose nutrition by the second, in fact it can keep in the fridge a couple of days without losing much at all. She’s spouting a lot of dangerous nonsense as she is NOT a trained nutritionist or dietary expert by any stretch of the imagination.

    • Kate says:

      Totally. Her remark had me scratching my head. What is she going to say next? Don’t chew your food, it loses nutritional value. Deep throat that shit.

    • Darlene says:

      Thank goodness you said that, b/c it’s early for me and I was all “HUH?”.

      • RocketMerry says:

        Ditto. I too was going all: “What the what…?”
        Thanks Jaded, for clearing that up :)

    • annaloo. says:

      I don’t listen to anything Goop or Tracy say, and never really have. I feel I am (and many of the readers here) are sharp and shrewd enough to know that neither one of these two are anywhere near sense and reality. I am so over Gwyneth, her plate-face and her I.E.D. posse of Insufferable Entitled Dimwits (Tracy, Beyoncé, Jessica Seinfeld, etc).

      • Ag says:

        But it’s scary that some people DO listen to them, rely on them for nutritional and dietary advice, AND fork over a lot of money for that nonsense bs. It’s consumer fraud, pure and simple.

    • Asiyah says:

      I was wondering if this is true. Good to know.

    • Brown says:

      The anti-juicers bug me. I mean yes, eating whole vegetables is always going to be better than juicing because you get the fiber and pulp, which is also very nutritious and good for you. But think of it this way: the juice I had this morning consisted of kale, spinach, a whole cucumber, celery, a carrot, 2 green apples, a pear, lemon, and ginger root. Would it have been BETTER for me to eat all that whole? Yes. But would I ever be able to sit down and eat all of that whole? No. That is a seriously insane amount of food to consume whole, but I can consume it easily when juicing, and still get most of the nutrients from the food. So, in my opinion, the argument is invalid.

      Hope that makes sense.

      • TheOriginalKitten says:

        That’s sort of like the ‘green lemonade’ stuff I have sometimes and that is an incredibly healthy breakfast that also makes you feel great too. I love that “kick” that good juice gives you.

      • Denise says:

        Hey Brown, did that taste good? That is some serious nutrition there, I agree! I mean, how can it not be??!! You’re right, you would never sit down and eat all of that. Surely it’s 100% better than eating what you’d normally consume in a typical busy day – an apple and a stick of celery, maybe?

    • Lulu.T.O. says:

      Exactly. Pureeing causes loss of nutrition? By the second? Lol!!

    • jwoolman says:

      Yeah, Tracey doesn’t seem to know much about how food or appetite works. Of course you do get maximum nutrition if you drink whole juice (all the edible parts, including the fiber) right out of the blender, since there’s a lot of surface area to lose nutrients via oxidation etc. But refrigerating slows degradation considerably. Most of our produce also loses nutrients before we eat it because we don’t eat it fresh off the tree or bush or out of the ground. But that doesn’t mean it’s totally lacking in nutrition.

      A total juice blender (like the Vitamix) can help people get a lot of the benefit from fruits and veggies in quantities they might not otherwise eat for a variety of reasons. The juicers that strain out the fiber seem rather wasteful to me and requiring bank loans to buy enough fruit and veg to feed them. Plus cleaning the darned thing was too much for me. I tried one once and could never afford to juice a few apples to get one measly glass of juice. When I got a refurbished Vitamix (hoping it would help me increase fluid intake and reduce congestion during an awful pollen season), it was much saner. Don’t know about others, but thé Vitamix at least is extremely easy to clean- just swish some water around in it for a few seconds and you’re done. With that type of blender, you just cut up the fruit as you would to eat it, in similar amounts to what you could eat, and add ice or cold water before blending. That actually can make nutrients more easily available, same with grinding nuts or seeds. And it’s great if you are having trouble eating due to stress or illness or other things (I get tracheal swelling in response to mold, for instance, which causes a mild nauseated feeling for quite a while… And I can be very hungry but under a deadline and not really up to real eating). I’m allergic to dairy and was very glad to discover that I could cut up fruit like melon or peaches, freeze the pieces, and make wonderful no-milk shakes with them (spoonable consistency). A honeydew melon shake is to die for. I can see how that could help people trying to lose weight, giving them more fluid and at the same time high-nutrition tasty stuff that might quell cravings for higher calorie stuff in their usual diet. Nutrient-dense foods do seem to reduce cravings for junk food especially, it seems when we’re not getting enough vitamins and minerals from real food, our bodies keep telling us to eat in order to try to make up the deficit.

  8. marie says:

    oh no-no Tracy, you don’t cross The Goop otherwise you’ll be dumped as poop.. (sorry, it’s still early)

    I like Gwynnie’s shoes and her hair is decent.

  9. lem says:

    yea that whole “pureeing food takes out the nutritional value” thing makes absolutely no sense. if she is talking about juicing (you lose the fiber) or cooking the vegetables first, then she has a bit of a point. but if you’re just pureeing a bunch of stuff in water/ice, you’re not losing any nutritional value.

    anyone who listens to that woman for nutritional/fitness advice needs to get their head checked.

  10. Happyhat says:

    Jesus, these people. I don’t think I’d have the patience to be a Hollywood celebrity. I’m too proletarian. I’d be like, “You want me to pay what? For that?! This is all b******t!!”

  11. Miss Beca says:

    Those shoes are amazing. There’s my something nice for the day.

  12. DanaG says:

    Babies live off pureed food and they do well out of it. LOL Tracy has no idea what she is talking about and only an idiot will pay over 8oo dollars for 2 weeks worth of food. The cleanses are bad Gweneth and Stacy Keibler should hook up she loves her cleanes and fad diets.

    • jwoolman says:

      Not just babies! I learned long ago to have jars of baby food fruit and veg on hand in case illness (or a broken tooth) strikes… The veg makes a quick soup but also can be easily eaten at room temperature right out of the jar, ideal when I hardly have the energy to find a clean plate. I also use them sometimes when not ill by adding them to rice or instant potatoes for a quick and tasty meal. I always wondered why they weren’t routinely used as snacks since they keep so easily in an office drawer and are little fiber bombs (many have several grams of fiber in one small jar).

  13. Janna says:

    Hi All
    I’m a nutritionist. TA (and GOOP), are the type of people who make my job frustrating. All of their ridiculous fad diets and exercise regimes just make me want to shake my head.

    Pureeing food and consuming it in a timely fashion is fine. But it is true that pureed food will start to break down and lose some nutritional value (just as any food does after you cook/process it). I hate how she takes a concept that makes sense, then twists it around to make ridiculous claims. Ugh.

    What the heck is she serving up for $800+ every two weeks?

    No thanks.

    • Micki says:

      I’m curious what your opinion as a nutritionist is concidering juice “fasting” and other fast practices.

      There were clinics from the beginning of the 20th century in many European countries that provided different forms of fasting- juice, fruit, oathmeal broth and so on. Noone accuse them of being unreasonably extreme and there are results – I say it from personal experience.

      I don’t think that Goop is in some obscure far-fetched eating fad when she’s fasts.More probably Anderson tries to build a profile for the brand.

      • Janna says:

        From my experience, many fasting practices are for spiritual purposes. I have no problem with this, as I believe a healthy mind goes hand-in-hand with a healthy body. I don’t believe that it is a practice that can be sustained for long periods of time. And I don’t think that it should be done for weight loss purposes. Any weight lost during fasts is generally fluids and muscle, rather than true fat loss, which is usually what is desired. And if someone just goes back to eating crappy food, then it sort of defeated the whole purpose.

        My issue with GOOP (and other celebrities) isn’t their diet choices. Fasting/gluten-free or whatever may work perfectly fine for them. It’s that they are on a public platform and to say that “everyone” would benefit from this or that is what I find frustrating.

        Most times people are looking to lose weight, and often turn to extremes which can end up causing more problems in the long run. Another problem is that our food system is just so full of garbage that even eating ‘healthy’ is a challenge.

        Wow… sorry for the rant. :)

      • TheOriginalKitten says:

        I did a 5-day fast and it was incredibly difficult but I felt amazing by the 4th day and on top of the world by the 5th day.

        I don’t know..I think it’s a personal choice. I used a fasting kit, I was careful and took care of myself-no exercise and did the buffing and hot baths and teas etc. As long as it’s not something you do every day, I think it can be beneficial.

        Also, the weight you lose from fasting is not permanent as it’s mainly water weight. I admit that my stomach looked great on the last day but any weight I lost I gained back as soon as I went back to eating normally.

        I recommend fasting for detox but definitely not as a weight loss solution.

      • jwoolman says:

        Fasting can also help you in certain illnesses, besides the obvious ones that don’t let you keep anything down… When I was hit with a bad stomach flu the second year in a row and told the doc that the drug he wanted to give me just made it worse the last time, he suggested fasting for a few days. It really worked. Instead of three miserable weeks of vomiting and diarrhea, I was feeling well enough to break the fast after two or three days. That was a water fast. I think juice fasts help in more general circumstances because they really do give the digestive system a rest while maintaining high nutrition and hydration.

    • Elle says:

      I’m also curious about your opinion on juicing. Not necessarily juice fasting, but just juicing in general.

      I’ve read that separating the juice from the fruit/veg fibers allows your body to absorb the nutrients more easily. I’m really hoping this is true since I bought a juicer last year and would hate to think I wasted my money.

      • Janna says:

        I believe that juicing is a bit of a waste, since there is still nutrition left behind (vitamins/minerals/fibre)vs eating the whole food. I don’t usually encourage drinking juice in general, just because it ends up being added sugars (even if natural) in an already pretty sugar-laden world. However, each client is different.The occasional Fresh juice, as part of a balanced diet isn’t going to make or break anything. But I don’t believe it’s a cure-all either.
        I hope that answers your question…

      • TheOriginalKitten says:

        A Vitamix solves that problem. No waste left over.

      • Elle says:

        It does–thanks Janna.

        And TOK, Vitamix was waaaaay out of my price range, but I did want one.

      • Masque says:

        @OriginalKitten….amen, sister. I saved for a year to buy a Vitamix and it was worth the wait. I have TMJ and my mom has a full set of dentures so chewing veggies can be problematic. Drinking whole fruit/veggie blends has been a godsend. Maxie (yes, we name inanimate objects in our house!) blends everything I put in her in seconds and doesn’t even blink (our previous blender was grateful he didn’t have to puree raw carrots and now lives in semi retirement as my crafts blender).

        Back to Anderson…….she’s an idiot. Every word out of her mouth shows she really has no idea how the human body works.

      • kelly says:

        use a Breville and you will see how much is WASTED when you juice! If you use a Vitamix you will keep the pulp, but its not a juice consistency anymore its more like a thick smoothie. I think Tracy might have meant that when you juice, you do need to consume it quickly, as it will oxidize. And I dont like juicing, if I do, only/mostly greens. My husband will buy a thing of carrot juice thinking its “healthy” and I show him how many carbs/sugars are in it….crazy.

    • Micki says:

      I think I have to go a bit in detail.
      I do fast for spiritual reasons twice a year. 40 days before Easter and 13 weeks before Christmas. Then I eat vegan only. I haven’t noticed any weight loss though.
      About the juice fasten.I’ve read such one benefits certain health problems like asthma.I’m on my way of getting one after a botched general anesthetic.
      I’ve done 7 and 10 days water and tea with tea spoon honey and can tell that for the last 2 years I haven’t coghed for more than a week when it’s very cold or humid. The 2 years before that I developed severe cogh in hours in the same conditions.

      I’ve never lost significant weight thus though. The only way for me is indeed WW combined with Calanetics.

    • Asiyah says:

      Thank you for your informed input, Janna.

    • MiaMom says:

      This reminds me of one of my fav Mom stories.
      My Mom and I went to a( no-names to protect the guilty) weight loss clinic to lose each lose 15 lbs when the clinician presented her with her recommendations and cost she said, with raised eyebrows ” I might be fat but I’m not stupid!”
      The look on the dietititians face was priceless!!!
      We giggled on the way home…

  14. The Wizz says:

    If pureeing food was really that bad babies would keel over once they started solids

  15. truthful says:

    I’m scratching my head like “baby food is pureed” what the heck is she talking about??

    will there be some idiots that pay for her food? at those prices you can get a chef to come in and cook your meals.

    much more goes into being beautiful than rather if you have alot of weight on you or not…

    then she’d better get started because SHE is waaaaay behind.

    these broads are both dingy and money hungry. I actually got tired of trying to figure out what Goop’s dress is doing.

    Will Goop respond to what Tracy is saying?? I doubt it.

  16. Atlanta says:

    She is right about one thing. By juicing you do loose a lot of the nutrition thats in the fruit and veg so it should never be done to the extreme.

  17. Minimi says:

    Well, it’s not really clear what she means with nutritional value but it is a known fact that processing of food, like simply cooking or pureeing, changes the way that food is absorbed. Mainly concerning carbohydrates that can do a huge difference, because your body will uptake the sugar from anything over cooked and smashed a lot faster. That’s why the glycemic index of food also change with cooking and other processing forms.

    Apart from that, she or Gwyneth are no experts and people should really be more selective taking advices on healthy eating.

    • Lemony says:

      You stated that much better than I could. :)
      Never trust a diet program that isn’t developed by a dietician/physician & never trust an exercise program that isn’t developed by trainers & physicians.
      But it is so hard for people to know what progams are actually legit. And most of the programs sold today are from people motivated by $$$$, not necessarily motivated by the long-term well-being of people (Kardashian diet pills).

  18. Winnie says:

    I cannot even fathom spending that much money on food.

    • annaloo. says:

      Oh, I could! But it’s not going ot be organic kale and twigs. Could totally blow that on filet mignon, Chateau LaFite wine, pomegranate juice and Camembert cheese. And LOTS of boxes of Honey Nut Crunch (Almond thankyouverymuch)…

  19. yeahright says:

    Way to judge something you haven’t tried. I am not sure where people got the idea that what TA promotes nutrition-wise is unhealthy. You could link me to gossip blogs perpertuating misinformation but you could never pull out one of her books or dvds and tell me its not adequate and basic nutrition.

    • Lemony says:

      She stated it much better than I could, but refer to Minimi’s comment upthread regarding juicing. If you juice you remove all the fiber & it changes the way your body absorbs & digests the food. Pureeing is not the same as juicing.
      Either Tracy is totally dense, or I wonder if she just misspoke, maybe she meant to say “juicing” instead of “pureeing”?

    • Nerd Alert says:

      You could try doing the research yourself? She’s partially right, after all.

    • bridget says:

      It could have to do with her Tracy Anderson Method consist of an 800 calorie a day diet. Or how she says that you should never use anything heavier than a 3lb weight. She’s full of crap.

  20. Ellie66 says:

    840.00 for 14 days of diet food, damn that’s just freaking stupid! Cook ur own food at home! Eat a salad but for goodness sakes , anyone could make and or eat out (healthy) for 840.00 for 2 weeks I bet Gwenys shoes cost about that.
    I do love her shoes and she does have great legs. (If u can’t say something nice…..) lol!

    • Jill says:

      What are the lines across her legs in the second to last pic?

    • Denise says:

      SERIOUSLY!!! I am full of rage at her nerve. Some people will pay it because they have more money than brains, but that doesn’t make it right. She has no integrity whatsoever, and if Gwyneth is on board with this then she truly does deserve the shade that comes her way.

  21. Maria says:


    the puree thing is that your body has to work (expend calories) to breakdown the foods and fibres so if you blend apples for example or drink apple juice less calories are required for your body to digest so that is why eating whole foods helps burn calories. Also fresh whole fruits and vegetables have the ultimate vitamins so once you process them in anyway, the vitamins lessen.

  22. sonja says:

    The only amazing thing about Goop is her legs, everything elsa seems to be so mediocre (oops, sorry, except for the arrogance)

    • Mar says:

      I agree. Her face is not a nice looking face- her upper body and butt are not sexy at all- her legs are the only part of her that I like

  23. Guesto says:

    Fools, money, soon parted. And that applies to Anderson’s nutrition advice, her ‘food for fools programme’ and that fugly mess of a dress Anderson’s No.1 fool of a fan is wearing.

  24. Celeste says:

    Didn’t Goop say not too long ago that she couldn’t handle those juice cleanses any more? If so, Tracy shouldn’t get into too much trouble. That’s their new money-making angle, I suppose. It’s all tied in. TA’s food delivery; Goop’s cookbook…
    BTW, I did meal delivery for a month once ($1200), and lost 10 pounds. For me, it took the guess work out of it all. I didn’t really cheat for that month; I spent too much $ on the diet! I’d do it again if I had the $.
    Goop has gotten totally annoying. Let her practice her snobbiness in the UK; North America doesn’t give a s**t.

    • Tasha says:

      If that’s true then Goop was only juicing/cleansing because it was the “it” die a couple of years ago and now she moved on the the new fad diet “gluten free”.

  25. QueenFreddie says:

    “” Tracy’s “Food Program” costs $54.95 per day for 14 days ($840 for two weeks worth of diet food), and Tracy credited Gwyneth for coming up with the recipes, saying that Gwyneth was “instrumental in helping create the program”"

    I could just look up Goop’s recipes and buy the ingredients and cook it myself! I mean who is the target audience for this? 54.95 a day geez….

    • Elle says:

      People who are too lazy to cook and who are obviously not living paycheck to paycheck. I’m one of those things, at least. But even if I was both, I couldn’t bring myself to spend over $1600/month on food.

  26. RHONYC says:

    “Skinny is not the end all for beauty – a lot more goes into being beautiful than [whether you] have extra weight on you.”


    that’s gotta be one of the smartest, most responsible things i would have never thought anyone associated with the Goopster would say! 8O

    well put. ;-)

    • Poink517 says:

      It definitely is, but TA doesn’t follow her own advice – if she really believed it, she wouldn’t look like a bobble head ;)

      • RHONYC says:

        ahhh…but that could be from being in super-tone, fit shape while being petite at the same time like Kelly Ripa & Susan Lucci for example. jussayin. ;-)

  27. Dedrie says:

    Unsustainable, elite, high price tag, empirically superior.. bonus; you endure nasty taste.. almost extinct.., rare, hard to harvest, harming already poor economies, expensive.. means nutritionally superior. Paltrow’s pro non-agony defense over the rarified label? Ha! Cultivating domestic culinary arts, easy-yummy recipes.. and actually re-inhabiting our kitchens which we’ve remodeled and gadgetized at great cost is merely price prejudice to show what is the value of the land irreversibly damaged by bad farming practices on producing common fare..versus your wisdom to gain and get that which is best. Anyone buying chemicalized, drug-infused, common food is engaging in profane risky health behavior.

  28. Me says:

    Just FYI, that ‘Clean’ cleanse by Dr. Junger that Goopy has been doing for years now is NOT a juice cleanse. I don’t know if she’s juiced in the past but the ‘Clean’ cleanse isn’t about juicing.

  29. Emily says:

    I normally love to snark on the Goop, but I’m actually a huge fan of that dress.

  30. Bread and Circuses says:

    I actually really like Goopie’s outfit from the waist down. Something else up top and this dress could have been gorgeous (as clubwear.)

    Her face is hilarious in so many of these shots. Nicely chosen!

  31. Nan209 says:

    All that energy trying to be perfect must make her an absolute wreck.

    I may need to lose a few pounds, have stretch marks, my house looks well lived in, my clothes may not be chic but they are comfy, and my face may be developing crows feet and laugh lines but I’m happy. I don’t need a celeb to tell me how to live my life. I’d rather they just lived theirs the best they could.

    And I’ll never shell out the kind of money on a product or brand they do – my cheap pocket ways have worked well for me.

  32. Nerd Alert says:

    So, I’m a chemist by degree and a medical researcher by trade. Everything I know about this comes from what I have learned from scientific, peer-reviewed research papers. That is to say, I am not a nutritionist and do not have that training.

    When you puree something, more molecules are exposed to air, which causes oxidation. This is why food generally rots or molds from the outside in–the molecules on the outside are oxidizing. They are denaturing into different molecules. So, once something is pureed, cooked or cut it’s shelf life is shortened.

    When juicing, depending on the juicer, the fiber is either removed or the foods are pureed whole. When pureeing, no fiber is lost but when the pulp is separated, there goes your fiber. Nutrient-dense foods that are liquefied will be absorbed more quickly in the GI tract, but not necessarily more efficiently.

    As for the cleansing/fasting aspect of it, I agree that too much juicing would be a poor nutritional choice, since there is a lack of protein and fiber. However, I have a juicer and on occasion will take juices on a long summer hike or for a day of snowboarding, when I need nutrients and carbohydrate (sugar) energy (and because I am picky, I don’t want a soggy sandwich or a granola bar). Still, I frequently add Greek yogurt.

    Also, I have a great recipe for a constipation juice, using as needed. So, in conclusion: nothing wrong with a little juice, in certain situations. No sense in making a diet of it, though.

    As for the fasting aspect, me and Hugh Jackman (I read) fast for 16 hours of the day, only eating during eight hours. Every day. Both of us have never looked better, and I’m 55 lbs lighter than my college days.

    Okay, that was long. To be fair, the warning’s in the name ;)

  33. annaloo. says:

    I think I sold shirts like that at Contempo Casuals in the early 90′s…eep.

  34. moon says:

    Tracy Anderson was famous for a 1000 calorie a day diet that was mostly kale, green tea and more kale. How is that any different? You’re still starving yourself skinny.

  35. tekla says:

    wow, I would love to own and wear this dress, but not with that horrid belt.

    I think Tracy is not a very educated nutritionist – pureeing raw foods does not take away all the nutritional value. heating or refrigerating does.

  36. Fred says:

    Awful ensemble.

  37. Sumodo1 says:

    Dolly Parton has always said and done this: when served a plate of food, divide it in half and ask for a doggie bag. Portion control is the issue, and we live in a “supersize” world. Long live Dolly!

  38. RHONYC says:

    just saw the heels.

    now, those are the hottest CFMP i’ve seen in a long time.

    funny how they read like granny house slippers on her.

    so. un. sexy. :-(

  39. TxGal says:

    First I can’t stand Goopy. She is full of herself. Second I have never considered her outfits that great. This one in particular is ugly. In these pictures she looks older.

  40. F5 says:

    She should eat something cuz she looks like shyt in IM3. Can’t believe she’s only 40. Dat skin >_<

  41. sara says:

    She looks so old. I don’t understand, all these celebs use expensive beauty products, do surgeries, injections, and then they look just like us or even worse.

  42. ani says:

    Yes pureed food loses parts of its nutritional value. I have a PhD in nutrition (if that helps). It has to do in part about the breakdown of surface area which means more parts are exposed to air, light e.t.c that can degrade the nutrient component.

  43. Jany says:

    I do love her shoes…

  44. Mew says:

    The whole detox thing is a hoax. Gwyneth just uses it as an excuse not to eat and starve herself to stay thin, just like anyone else doing “detox” fast of any sort. Doing “detox for health” sounds so much better than “starve to be thin” which is in fact what’s the point in these fasts/”detoxes”.

    Drinking calories however is a tricky thing – it’s VERY easy to actually drink much more calories than one gets eating solids and still feel hungry constantly.

    Tracy’s diet ideas haven’t been really that smart, she’s been indeed telling ppl to drink smoothies and juices and live on low amount of calories. Those two really suit to each other.

  45. Glaughy says:

    i actually love Goopy’s outfit here.