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Gwyneth Paltrow Says She Won't Diet This Year & We're Calling Her Bluff

by Emily Abbate on January 11, 2013 at 2:48 PM

Gwyneth PaltrowGwyneth Paltrow is pretty much the queen of dieting. Ms. Goop knows everything there is to know about juice cleansing, working out, and how to do it in the cutest workout clothes that ever existed. Which is why I can hardly believe my eyes after reading Paltrow's plans for 2013. The actress writes, "I am not on a detox. I am not on a diet. I know, New Year's cleaning and all that. Not this year. Can't do it. Maybe later in the year. Maybe in the spring." 

Like, WHAT?! It all just seems so ... unnatural. Here's the thing, though. Even though Gwyneth swears she's not going to be on a diet, I don't believe her. Heck, I'm gonna go right ahead and call her bluff. It is impossible for Gwyneth Paltrow NOT to diet, and here's why: 

Throughout the last few years especially, Gwynny has dedicated such a huge portion of her life to living a healthy life. She's learned what certain fruits and vegetables do for the body, how much goes into one serving of pasta or grains, the right ways to relieve stress through yoga ... heck, she knows it all. Having that sort of knowledge, even if she says she's "not on a diet," it's just ... not possible. 

I just truly don't believe after learning all there is to know about the right ways to live a healthy life that anyone can completely throw those skills out the window. You start to automatically pour yourself the right amount of cereal, eat vegetables every day, choose water more often than other high-sugar juice alternatives. Hey, I think that's a good thing Gwyn. Whether or not you're on a "diet" now, I firmly believe living healthy will forever be a habit for you. Truth be told, it's how we should all live. 

Do you think Gwyneth will really avoid dieting in 2013? 

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Filed Under: celebrities, celebrity diets, gwyneth paltrow


  • Mom_t...


    January 11, 2013 at 2:53 PM
    "Poor" cereal?
  • dirti...


    January 11, 2013 at 3:21 PM

    but...but...she said herself maybe later in the year. 

    i know the stir has a pretty hit or miss record with stories, but this is... well i don't have words. the bloggers at the stir are now apparently just completely ignoring direct quotes and making up their own drama. i just don't get it. 

  • HCL
    -- Nonmember comment from


    January 12, 2013 at 10:09 AM
    In this context diet means cleanse, i.e. drinking juices/smoothies most of the time. Of course, GP is not going to forget nutrition entirely. When she says pasta and cheese, she probably means homemade and/or very high quality Italian pasta and the best cheese you can find in the specialty store! It's all about the ingredients.... she's not eating mac n cheese out of the box. and she's definitely not lying.
  • Todd...
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    Todd Vrancic

    January 14, 2013 at 11:05 AM
    You do know that, technically speaking, "diet" is a term for what you eat regularly, right?
  • Melan...


    January 15, 2013 at 10:18 AM

    If you have a family and desk job,   you have to specifically take steps to eat right and excercise.    "Normal" eating and excercise in our culture is not healthy.      As far as I'm concerned any effort I have to make to maintain my weight and eat healthy feels like a diet.    It's just a different type of diet than trying to lose weight.

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