Gwyneth Paltrow’s GOOP has become synonymous with really terrible health tips, they’ve promoted not wearing sunscreen, trampoline jumping and being stung by bees.
Members of the medical community have frequently condemned GOOP’s tips claiming they are more dangerous to a person’s health than helpful.
Despite this constant disapproval from legitimate medical professionals, Paltrow and her forum seem hell bent on possibly killing us all.
Recently they were at it again with a wellness summit held in Los Angeles. A few pieces of advice offered at the event royally pissed off one doctor in particular, who took to her website to vent her fury.
Dr. Jen Gunter lambasted “experts” at the summit for suggesting people take the natural supplement magnesium instead of antibiotics, which according to her is an extremely dangerous move since infections can quickly become out of hand if not treated with specific antibiotics.
“What the actual f***?” Dr. Gunter wrote on her website. “This is the medical equivalent of saying it’s okay to play in traffic just avoid the really big trucks. Or only wear your seat belt if you think you are going to be in a life-threatening crash. This is dangerous and unethical advice. I am not sure how else to sum it up.”
She claimed that magnesium supplements are only useful if you’re deficient in the mineral but not for anything else.
This isn’t the first time Gunter, a board certified OB/GYN has come down on Paltrow for bad advice. Previously she also pointed out the danger of sticking jade eggs up a woman’s vagina, another nugget of advice promoted on GOOP.
Just stick to pillows and smoothies Gwyneth.
Loaded staff writer Danielle De La Bastide has lived all over the planet and written for BuzzFeed, Thought Catalog as well as print publications throughout the Caribbean.