Gwyneth Paltrow gained “a lot of weight” due to coronavirus – but she lost 11lbs after eating bone broth for a week.

The 48-year-old actress was consuming alcohol and pasta “all the time” after she was struck down with COVID-19, and she also believes the virus is partly to blame for slowing down her metabolism.

Gwyneth – who has been battling long COVID, when coronavirus symptoms last weeks or months after the infection has gone – said: “I’ve noticed over the past couple of years that my metabolism is slowed down.

“I know a lot of that is perimenopause. I’m 48 years old, and I know that women tend to lose up to 30 per cent of their metabolic speed once we enter this phase of life, etc. So I know some of it is that.

“I think maybe some of it is because I got COVID.

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“My physician in New York was saying that that was affecting a lot of his patients’ metabolisms as well.

“What I really noticed was the snap back that I used to have – you know, if I gained some weight and I wasn’t happy, I could quickly eat really well for a couple of days, exercise a lot, and it would all be gone.

“And that was not happening over the past year.

“I gained a lot of weight over COVID.

“COVID happened and I didn’t do my eating plan. I just was like having alcohol and pasta all the time and then I sort of hit a wall.”

Despite piling on some pounds, the ‘Avengers: Endgame’ actress has shed 11lbs after eating bone broth for a week as part of her functional medicine practitioner Dr. Will Cole’s ‘Intuitive Fasting’ plan.

Speaking to Will on his podcast ‘The Art of Being Well’, she added: “You started me on the bone broth cleanse, which was incredible [and] hard, but that process of letting my digestive system rest and for the lining to start to heal a little bit over those first six days, I felt like I never could have found or started to listen to that intuitive voice about what I wanted to eat or not eat had I not kind of done something a bit drastic to kind of do that reset.

“Because I think so much of coping with business and everything is food and it’s mindless eating and everything.

“And then when you’re not digesting well, it’s affecting all kinds of things.”



Author: BANG Showbiz