Wellness lessons from Gwyneth Paltrow

Iron Man fame Gwyneth Paltrow is more than an actress for her fans – she is one of the leading names in the world of wellness.

New Delhi: Iron Man fame Gwyneth Paltrow is more than an actress for her fans – she is one of the leading names in the world of wellness. Now 50, it is time to take a look at what American fame does to stay ageless to date. Turns out, it is all credited to her diet, beauty, workout, and mental health regimen.

Paltrow, who turned 50 on Tuesday, is entering that phase in life with appreciation for ageing and caring for her body and mind – but her now well-being did not come overnight. The Avengers actress says that it is all credited to the healthy choices she made in her late 20s till her 40s that are now paying dividends. Read on to know about the many choices that helped her achieve the feat.

  1. Eating clean: For the most part, Gwyneth Paltrow made dietary choices that helped her lower inflammation and beat disease risk impressively. Her go-to meals are salad with lean turkey tacos and other sources of proteins and for lunch, she has light carbs. A clean diet, she said, helped her focus on other aspects of health in a closer way – from cutting down on alcohol to following the paleo diet – going grain-free and sugar-free, eating proteins and lots of vegetables, fish, and olive oil.
  2. Monitoring all aspects of health: Paltrow admitted to becoming extra mindful about her health and its aspects with age – from blood work to sleep, vitamins, blood sugar, and inflammation.
  3. Resembling Blue Zoe diet habits: Paltrow’s diet and eating habits are known to resemble the Blue Zones of the world with the world’s highest concentrations of longest-living people. These diets propagate eating fruits, vegetables, healthy fats, and low reliance on meals, whole grains, and added sugars. This along with some exercise like going for a long walk and doing yoga regularly, she says, helps the actress stay healthy.

Disclaimer: Tips and suggestions mentioned in the article are for general information purposes only and should not be construed as professional medical advice. Always consult your doctor or a dietician before starting any fitness programme or making any changes to your diet.