When Gwyneth Paltrow is in purification, we listen. We pay attention because she is our boss and because she is
Ghouinith baltrowSure – but mostly we’re listening because we know how many protocols she’s tried in the name of improving her well-being. (Check the facts: We lost count). There are so many options, and sometimes they require a level of dedication that isn’t worth the quality of the reward.
So what’s better preparation than sacrificing your guinea pig and reaping the fruits of her hard-earned wisdom?
This month, goop’s original tester is implementing the intuitive fasting program of functional medicine expert Will Cole. It is not a cleansing process at all. It is a new way to understand your body cues and eat for contentment and recovery. And what we’re hearing from her is a rare rave review: A GP says she feels relieved and reset.
You can read about the program for four weeks in the book Goop. Intuitive fastingIt identifies the most effective methods of fasting and which foods to eat in order to amplify the benefits of intermittent fasting. It also shares comprehensive strategies to reduce inflammation, recharge your metabolism, and restore gut health. You’ll have access to meal plans, recipes and daily eating schedules – and a lot of flexibility. This book will not punish or restrict you. Instead, Cole will guide you to connect (or reconnect) with your body and intuition.
We’ll let GP explain in its own words.
PS GP is hosting a virtual chat with Cole on Tuesday February 23 at 7 PM ET. You can get a ticket HereWhich includes a copy of the book.
From Intuitive fasting
Of all the different ways of eating I’ve tried over the years – from macrobiotics to vegan to cleansing I’ve got – here’s what worked for me: Eat intuitively. When I eat what feels right for me, I feel my best.
However, this type of advice is usually given without a roadmap to get there. As if something intuitive requires no further discussion, while dogmatic diets are memorialized and memorized.
Will Cole gave me – and you – a road map. Intuitive fasting Is Will’s Clear, four-week program that’s designed to make you feel your best for the next few weeks. This is not a book of doctrine. It will not punish or restrict you. If there is anything difficult about these pages, it is a request that you be willing to listen to yourself, to your body, to your intuition. While this may sound simple, it isn’t usually easy, at least not at first. But with Will’s voice instructing you to reset yourself and the newly discovered understanding of what your body is asking for and how you can respond, it becomes possible – and I’ll go even further to say, cheerful.
There are therapists who share Will’s passion for understanding the results of classic research. Some share a passion for working with patients in private, while others share a passion for helping patients with chronic illnesses or patients with an ambiguous condition who arrive at their clinic after “trying everything” already. Some share their passion for spreading what they know to the general public in an accessible way. But very few people share all of these feelings. Less try to keep. Fewer than he finds success in doing so. As far as I know, no one does it with the kind of humility and warmth that Will does.
Intuitive fasting It is the best: It is what he knows about food and nutrition and the best ways to nourish the body and support its therapeutic functions. It’s full of what he’s learned about reducing inflammation, restoring balance, recharging metabolism, and restoring gut health. Yes, it does include results of research studies, but it also reveals some of the surprising findings about fasting that Will discovered from just listening to his patients. (Another thing I love about Will: He listens – and learns – from his patients.)
I have had the pleasure of witnessing the Will Cole effect, watching it help transform and improve the health of people around the world. I’m excited for you to feel that too.
Adapted from Intuitive fasting. Copyright © 2021 by Will Cole. Excerpted with permission from goop Press and Rodale Books. All rights reserved. No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without the written permission of the publisher.
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