Andrea Cleary: Gwyneth’s disordered eating might scare people off dieting culture. But probably not

The star’s bone broth and (!) intravenous vitamins are reminders that diet culture hasn’t gone away, and never will – it just shapeshifts every few years

Gwyneth Paltrow: the chief executive of Goop and general wellness influencer has come under fire recently after revealing her daily diet and exercise routine

Since first hearing the news that “thin is back”, thanks to Kim Kardashian’s extreme weight loss and the increased visibility of ribcages and low-rise jeans on fashion-magazine covers, I’ve been thinking about how growing up in the 1990s and 2000s really did a number on us. The Weight Watchers cookies in the cupboard; the Special K diet (“drop a jeans size in two weeks”); the red rings of shame around celebrity women’s cellulite, stomachs and ...