Gwyneth Paltrow And GOOP Give Dangerous Info On Iodine. Their Expert Gets His Info From A Ghost.

GOOP is at it again with the dangerous medical advice. This time they are leaving the vagina alone and focusing their dangerous energy vibrations on your thyroid. The article that caught my eye and my disgust is about iodine and the medical “expert” is a self-described medical medium (yes, you read that correctly) named Anthony William. What, pray tell, is a medial medium? Well, Mr. William claims he “was born with the unique ability to converse with a high-level spirit who provides him with extraordinarily accurate health information that’s often far ahead of its time.” That’s right, he talks with ghosts to make health recommendations and he is GOOP’s expert. To write my reply I decided not to hold a séance, instead I read some articles and consulted with a real live board-certified endocrinologist, Elena A Christofides, MD, FACE. She is also on the board of endocrineweb. I know GOOP likes to point to their disclaimer that they “intend to highlight alternative studies and induce conversation,” but speaking with a spirit is not an accepted scientific method and the only thing I think they have induced with me is my gag reflex. Mr. William has no medical training and has not published any data. Why does the body need iodine? Mr. William’s spirit must not know too much about iodine because he swings and misses right off the bat. He says, “Iodine is essential for two main reasons: (1) your immune syst...
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