Gwyneth Paltrow - 'I Thought I Was Having A Stroke' - Gwyneth Paltrow Explains Why She Won't Feed Carbs To The Kids

0
0
Subscribe To:

Gwyneth Paltrow is known for her passion for healthy eating and Hello! magazine has revealed the rather dramatic moment that led her to making sure that her children no longer eat any carbs. Now, this might sound like a spot of parental neurosis on Gwynny’s part but actually, it’s doctor’s orders that have lead her to omit the hard-to-digest foodstuffs from her kids’ diets.

Talking about the incident that led to the lifestyle change, in her new cookbook It’s All Good, Paltrow explained “One sunny afternoon in London, in the spring of 2011, I thought - without sounding overly-dramatic - that I was going to die… I had just served lunch in the garden at home… I had a vague feeing that I was going to faint, and I wasn't forming thoughts correctly. "I got a searing pain in my head, I couldn't speak, and I felt as if I couldn't breathe, I thought I was having a stroke.” It turned out to be a nasty combination of a migraine and a panic attack and doctors discovered that the Hollywood actress was not only severely anaemic but had a vitamin D deficiency, too. For three weeks, she was banned from eating a variety of foods, including “eggs, sugar, shellfish, deepwater fish, potatoes, tomatoes, bell pepper, eggplant, corn, wheat, meat and drinking coffee.”

Talking about banning carbs for her kids, she says “Sometimes when my family is not eating pasta, bread or processed grains like white rice, we're left with that specific hunger that comes with avoiding carbs.” Still, she maintains that she’s against feeding her family carbs, insisting “Every single nutritionist, doctor and health-conscious person I have ever come across…seems to concur that (gluten) is tough on the system and many of us are at best intolerant of it, and at worst allergic to it.” 

Gwyneth Paltrow
Gwyneth Paltrow - the Hollywood actress steers clear of carbs and the same applies to her kids


Contactmusic

Tags: Gwyneth Paltrow

0
0
Subscribe To:
Advertisement

More Gwyneth Paltrow

Lena Dunham, Gwyneth Paltrow and Gerard Butler Take On Not-So-Constructive Criticism On Jimmy Kimmel's Mean Tweets

If you’re one of those people, who like to tweet snarky comments at your favourite celebrities, you’re probably already familiar with Jimmy Kimmel’s segment Celebrities...

Gwyneth Paltrow Addresses Rivalry With Martha Stewart - "Psyched" By Competition

Gwyneth Paltrow and Martha Stewart have been at odds for the past few weeks after Steward criticised Paltrow's lifestyle website, GOOP. But Paltrow has finally...

Chris Martin Reportedly Buys House Across The Street From Ex Gwyneth Paltrow

In further proof that they’re the most amicable of all the amicable exes, Chris Martin has reportedly purchased a new home, across the street from...

Jennifer Lawrence & Chris Martin Appear "Like A Couple In Love" At Kings Of Leon Concert

Jennifer Lawrence was there to support her new boyfriend, Coldplay front man Chris Martin, as he made a guest appearance at the Kings of Leon...

Advertisement

Talented Actors With Surprisingly Good Rap Skills

Earlier this month, Guardians of the Galaxy actor Chris Pratt surprised fans around the world with a memorable radio appearance in which he showcased his...

Mortdecai Trailer

Charlie Mortdecai may be rude, arrogant and distinctly unlikeable, but he's also a terribly rich English art dealer with a drop dead gorgeous wife, charming...

Four Months After Chris Martin Split, Gwyneth Paltrow Reportedly Dating 'Glee' Co-Creator Brad Falchuk

Four months after Gwyneth Paltrow announced her and Chris Martin's famous "conscious uncoupling," the 41 year-old actress seems to have moved on from her former...

'Mortdecai' Trailer: What Has Happened to Johnny Depp?

We're starting to think that, actually, it's way off the mark to assume that Johnny Depp is not picking the right roles. Whereas his contemporaries...

Advertisement

Comments

Gwyneth Paltrow Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Gwyneth Paltrow

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All