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Gwyneth Paltrow under fire for 'leanest liveable weight' goal that appeared on her lifestyle website Goop as scientists condemn her 'dangerous suggestion' Cambridge University scientist slams 'irresponsible' advice on Paltrow website Miss Paltrow's website told readers to try to reach their 'leanest liveable weight'  Scientist and author Dr Giles Yeo says advice to be at the 'low end' is confusing

By Victoria Allen Science Correspondent For The Daily Mail

Published: 23:36 BST, 13 October 2019 | Updated: 23:43 BST, 13 October 2019

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Gwyneth Paltrow has come under fire from diet experts after her lifestyle website told readers to try to reach their 'leanest liveable weight'.

Scientists say the article on the actress' Goop site sends out a dangerous message which glorifies 'skinniness' and encourages eating disorders such as anorexia.

Goop's advice follows other bizarre and controversial endorsements by Miss Paltrow for the likes of bee-sting facials, 'moon dust' smoothies and animal bone broth.

Gwyneth Paltrow has come under fire from diet experts after her lifestyle website told readers to try to reach their 'leanest liveable weight'. She is pictured above earlier this week in Los Angeles

Gwyneth Paltrow has come under fire from diet experts after her lifestyle website told readers to try to reach their 'leanest liveable weight'. She is pictured above earlier this week in Los Angeles

The article – headlined Busting Diet Myths and taglined 'supported by science' – features an interview with US psychologist Dr Traci Mann in which she says people should aim to be at the lowest end of their 'set range'.

She explains that this means a genetically-determined range of weights which a generally healthy person tends to stick to.

But Cambridge University scientist Dr Giles Yeo says the advice to be at the 'low end' is confusing and irresponsible, suggesting people should be

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