Hold on to Your Belts: The 2016 Goop Detox Plan Is Here!

01/08/2016 at 01:09 PM ET

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The moment loyal goop readers have been waiting for is finally here.

Every year, lifestyle queen Gwyneth Paltrow releases a much-buzzed-about 7-day cleanse on her website that, like many detox plans, cuts out many of our favorite indulgences. And 2016’s plan — which dropped on Thursday — is no different.

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While you might not be totally hyped to forego gluten, dairy, corn, soy, caffeine, alcohol, added sugar, red meat, shellfish, white rice or nightshades (tomatoes, eggplant, peppers, potatoes), we must admit that some of the meals look downright delicious.

Each day is broken up into five components — “first thing” (tea), breakfast, lunch, snack and dinner — and includes detailed instructions on how to make the Paltrow-approved meals, which include Chia PuddingFive Spice Salmon Burgers and Chickpea and Kale Curry, to name a few. The plan also includes lesser-known ingredients like ashwagandha, ho shou wu and cordyceps — all of which make up GP’s Morning Smoothie.

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The Oscar winner took to her site to address the reason behind these annual cleanses, which she admits can feel restrictive in the beginning — especially for die-hard coffee drinkers — but is a must for those who went a little too hard on the turkey, stuffing and gingerbread cookies (read: everyone with a stomach).

“As always, the goal with the annual goop detox is to not try to pull off a week of starvation: It’s to simply clean up the menu and eat as well as possible, as a means for re-setting the palate (bye-bye shrimp toast and cheese plates), giving our guts a break, and stripping off a few extra pounds we just might have picked up at the end of the year,” Paltrow writes.

Will you be trying out goop’s 2016 detox?

—Grace Gavilanes

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PCC on

I’m not taking her seriously when she still smokes. The whole detox premise is ridiculous any way. Just go back to your normal, non holiday way of eating again and you will be fine. To go from holiday indulging to some super strict regime is just unnecessary torture.

Brooke on

This is great…..Now pardon me while I get In-n-Out

Anonymous on

She can take her Detox cleanse and shove it up her steamed vagina.

JustSayin on

I’ll take her health advice when she stops smoking. Plus, stop with detoxing. Your body naturally detoxes itself. Just eat better (lots of greens and lean meats, ie clean) drink lots of water and workout 30 mins a day. Your kidney’s and liver does that for you. Jeez, people, stop falling for these diet tricks. The diet industry makes billions of dollars off hope and wishes. Just eat better and treat yourself in moderation.

huh? on

She can take her detox cleanse and shove it up her steamed v a g i n a

Jamison Gerraro on

AWESOME!Can’t wait for that, will be something to want to accomplish day by day, to do something AWESOME!


sally on

TOO many complicated foods to go search and find. She can have her personal chef get it all AND prepare it for her. Not me.
I would rather fast and drink water with lemon than go thru all this. There are a lot easier detox plans out there.

sally on

Brooke above, I’ll meet you at In-n-Out AND bring a six pack of beer!!!
Cheers 😉

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